Police Commissioners Clash Over “Unconstitutional” Secret Hearings Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Despite vehement objections from a former federal prosecutor and retired supreme court justice, the commission voted to hold hearings behind closed doors.

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Sen. John McCain Has Agressive Brain Cancer

Sen. John McCain Has Agressive Brain Cancer

Arizona Sen. John McCain, 80, has a cancerous brain tumor that was confirmed from lab results after he had surgery to remove a blood clot near his left eye. The 2008 Republican presidential candidate has often been a high-profile critic of President Trump.

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Human Rights Petition Sent For Hawaii Fishermen

The complaint cites human rights violations against foreign workers in Hawaii’s longline fishing fleet.

Hawaii Still Owes $33M For Failed Interisland Superferry

The state’s total cost for the service was $71 million, according to an auditor’s report.

Supreme Court Upholds Refugee Ban But Grandparents Now OK

The justices acted Wednesday on the administration’s appeal of a Hawaii federal judge’s ruling last week.

State Officials Breathe Easier After GOP Health Plan Collapses

Local clinics feared that proposed rollbacks of the Obamacare Medicaid expansion would have left thousands of patients without coverage.

Explore A New Database Of Severe Worker Injuries In Hawaii

The federal government began requiring reporting of certain severe injuries in 2015, in hopes of improving worker safety.

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Donald Trump, Flim-Flam Man Flickr: Gage Skidmore

Donald Trump, Flim-Flam Man

Congress must rise to the political challenge and reject the president’s dishonesty.

Improve Obamacare, Don’t Repeal It Screenshot: EMS website

Improve Obamacare, Don’t Repeal It

Citizens have the right to good health care. Hawaii is a model the rest of the country should follow.

The New Normal Of The State Of Solar In Hawaii

The New Normal Of The State Of Solar In Hawaii

Major players in the PV industry are disappearing and sales are dropping.

Tom Yamachika: Issuing Bonds For Rail Increases City’s Liability Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Tom Yamachika: Issuing Bonds For Rail Increases City’s Liability

There are a lot of questions about how money is being spent on the rail project, and using bonds raises the stakes for transparency.