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Courtney Teague

Lawmakers Debate A Lower Blood-Alcohol Limit For Drivers Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lawmakers Debate A Lower Blood-Alcohol Limit For Drivers

The measure is deferred, but another making it illegal to smoke in a car containing minors is passed by the Senate Transporation and Energy Committee.
Falling Apart: Politics At Play With UH Maintenance Backlog? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Falling Apart: Politics At Play With UH Maintenance Backlog?

The Legislature says it's a management problem, but the university maintains it's an issue of funding. Meanwhile, campus facilities continue to crumble to the detriment of students.
Lucky We Live Hawaii, Where College Can Be Affordable Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lucky We Live Hawaii, Where College Can Be Affordable

A ProPublica database uses federal student aid data to compare college affordability across the country for low-income students. Hawaii's flagship public university stacks up well.