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State May Experiment With All-Mail Voting On Kauai

The Garden Island has had difficulty in the past recruiting volunteer poll workers.

Honolulu’s Morgue Is So Run Down Even The Autopsy Room Leaks

The conditions raise concerns about employee health and the quality of lab results, including whether evidence is being contaminated.

Voters Will Decide Whether To Hike Property Taxes To Fund Schools

Even if the proposed constitutional amendment passes in November, it won’t automatically guarantee new money for schools.

Big Island: UH Hilo Enrollment Plunges Even As Campus Grows

Millions of dollars have been spent to enlarge and spruce up the university, but there’s a five-year trend of fewer students.

Ad Watch: David Ige Reminds Voters Of His Roots

Hawaii’s governor emphasizes education and working families in his first re-election television commercial.

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It’s Time To Make UH Campuses Completely Smoke-Free Challiyil EswarChalakudy via Wikimedia Commons

It’s Time To Make UH Campuses Completely Smoke-Free

A student leader of the ban effort was inspired by a childhood of watching her tobacco-addicted relatives — and inhaling their smoke.

My Recent Experience With Ohana Air Was (Spoiler Alert) Not Good Cory Lum/Civil Beat

My Recent Experience With Ohana Air Was (Spoiler Alert) Not Good

Having dispatchers in Idaho is just one of the factors causing a frustrating lack of communication between the airline and passengers.

Why Honolulu Rail Will Be A Moot Point Flickr: Jaguar MENA

Why Honolulu Rail Will Be A Moot Point

Automated vehicles are the way of the future.

Tom Yamachika: Bills Transform Like Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Flickr: Docking Bay 93

Tom Yamachika: Bills Transform Like Mighty Morphin Power Rangers

The Hawaii Legislature proposes new drafts to bills with no public notice and allows no testimony.