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Complaint Filed Over Use Of Late Congressman’s Campaign Funds

Complaint Filed Over Use Of Late Congressman’s Campaign Funds

The Campaign Legal Center says Dylan Beesley illegally converted funds to his own use after death of U.S. Rep. Mark Takai.
Palace And Capitol: Hawaiian Event Bridges Two Worlds Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Palace And Capitol: Hawaiian Event Bridges Two Worlds

On the same day the ruling government reconvened its Legislature, thousands noted the anniversary of the former government's overthrow.
Chin’s Opponents Pile On Criticism Of Candidate’s Campaign Manager Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Chin’s Opponents Pile On Criticism Of Candidate’s Campaign Manager

Kaniela Ing will file an ethics complaint with the FEC, while Chin's other foes for a congressional seat also criticized him.
Chad Blair: Is David Ige’s Political Nene Cooked? Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: Is David Ige’s Political Nene Cooked?

Opponents smell blood as Hawaii’s governor takes heat for the false nuclear missile alert.

Chin Tells Campaign Manager To ‘Get House In Order’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Chin Tells Campaign Manager To ‘Get House In Order’

The attorney general rejects a congressional opponent's call to fire Dylan Beesley.
Chad Blair: Hawaii Superferry’s Voyage Of The Damned Flickr: rust.bucket

Chad Blair: Hawaii Superferry’s Voyage Of The Damned

A ferry system will likely never float in our islands because the waters are just too rough.
Hanabusa Launches Campaign With Swipe At ‘Rudderless’ Ige Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Hanabusa Launches Campaign With Swipe At ‘Rudderless’ Ige

The Hawaii congresswoman says state government is "adrift" and needs a course correction.
Chin To Step Down As Hawaii AG In Run For Congress Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Chin To Step Down As Hawaii AG In Run For Congress

The attorney general was pressured to resign by the person he hopes to succeed, U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa.
Chad Blair: Why Colleen Hanabusa Can’t Sit Still Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: Why Colleen Hanabusa Can’t Sit Still

The Hawaii congresswoman talks about ambition, office-hopping and her quest for the Hawaii governor's office.
Chad Blair: Did Hawaii Really Try To Thwart CNN’s Homelessness Report? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: Did Hawaii Really Try To Thwart CNN’s Homelessness Report?

The DLNR explains its reasons for not granting a permit for access to an encampment near the Waianae Boat Harbor.

Chad Blair: Micronesia Won’t Soon Break Its Addiction To US Dollars Flickr: LuxTonnerre

Chad Blair: Micronesia Won’t Soon Break Its Addiction To US Dollars

The economic prospects of most COFA nations are limited. But their military importance to the U.S. is growing.

California Approves Saito Extradition To Hawaii San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office

California Approves Saito Extradition To Hawaii

The Hawaii State Hospital patient escaped in November and flew to the mainland.