How Will Hawaiian Airlines Weather Its Big Transition In 2018? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

With a new chief executive and the bulk of a new fleet set to arrive, Hawaii’s dominant airline will face a major competitor — Southwest Airlines.

FCC Votes To End Net Neutrality Protections

FCC Votes To End Net Neutrality Protections Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Republican-led Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to approve a controversial plan to repeal Obama-era net neutrality protections. The repeal passed 3-2, along a party-line vote.

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This Woman Lost 10 Years Battling A System Where Insurers Call The Shots

Hobbled by pain from work injuries, Vanessa Sylva had to overcome medical reports by insurance doctors that challenged her need for surgeries.

Insurance ‘Hell’ Leaves Many Injured Workers Broken

In Hawaii’s workers’ comp system, people with long-lasting injuries are often forced to battle doctors hand-picked by insurance companies to get treatment.

Jason Armstrong: Why The Long Wait For Overnight Lodging On Mauna Kea?

Cabins and bunkhouses at Hawaii County’s 6,000-foot-high recreational area were originally scheduled to be available for rent last January.

Legislators May See Another Heavy Load Of Medical Marijuana Measures

A legislative working group wraps up its recommendations for what should be considered at the session starting in January.

Director Of Colorado Pension Fund Dies Snorkeling In Hawaii

Gregory Smith died while vacationing with family and friends on Maui.

Community Voices

Do You Even Know Who Your Leaders Are?

Do You Even Know Who Your Leaders Are?

There is no excuse for not getting involved in the Hawaii political process.

Trump’s Monumental Mistake In The Pacific U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Trump’s Monumental Mistake In The Pacific

Shrinking a national marine protected area near Hawaii and allowing fishing are not in the nation’s best interests

Time To Exempt Food From The GET Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Time To Exempt Food From The GET

Hawaii Republicans argue that the state Legislature should “stop taxing life.”

Why We Really Should Care About Net Neutrality Flickr: Blaise Alleyne

Why We Really Should Care About Net Neutrality

It’s time right now to contact the Federal Communications Commission and demand a free and open internet.