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Big Island Company Recalls More Imported Ahi Tainted With Hepatitis A Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Big Island Company Recalls More Imported Ahi Tainted With Hepatitis A

It was distributed on the mainland but not in Hawaii. Last month, another subsidiary of the company distributed tainted tuna on Oahu.

Civil Beat Poll: Voters Dislike Trump, Support Lawsuit Against Travel Ban The White House

Civil Beat Poll: Voters Dislike Trump, Support Lawsuit Against Travel Ban

The president’s approval rating of 32 percent is actually higher than the percentage of the state vote he received in November.

Most Of The Imported Seafood We Eat Isn’t Inspected Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Most Of The Imported Seafood We Eat Isn’t Inspected

Hawaii experienced a hepatitis outbreak last year due to tainted scallops and may be on the verge of another due to bad ahi.

Federal Judges Question Whether Trump’s Travel Ban Is A ‘Muslim Ban’ C-SPAN

Federal Judges Question Whether Trump’s Travel Ban Is A ‘Muslim Ban’

A 9th Circuit Court of Appeals panel Monday heard arguments in Hawaii’s lawsuit to block key parts of the executive order restricting travel and immigration from countries.

Hawaii’s Case Against Travel Ban May Hinge On Trump’s Own Words The White House

Hawaii’s Case Against Travel Ban May Hinge On Trump’s Own Words

Should remarks the president made before and after taking office be considered by judges deciding on a challenge to the executive order?

Is Hawaii Starting To Turn The Corner On Homelessness? Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Is Hawaii Starting To Turn The Corner On Homelessness?

An annual statewide count found that Hawaii’s homeless population dipped for the first time in eight years, even as it rose slightly on Oahu.

Hawaii’s Inaction On Replacing Jail Is A Victory For Justice Reformers Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii’s Inaction On Replacing Jail Is A Victory For Justice Reformers

The failure by lawmakers to agree on a plan to replace the overcrowded Oahu Community Correctional Center buys more time to study broader reforms.

Raw Ahi Sold At Several Oahu Outlets Tests Positive For Hepatitis A Hawaii Department of Health

Raw Ahi Sold At Several Oahu Outlets Tests Positive For Hepatitis A

The frozen tuna imported from Indonesia was sold from April 27 to Monday, according to the state Health Department.

Lawmakers Provide No Money For Rat Lungworm Research Tad Bartimus/Civil Beat

Lawmakers Provide No Money For Rat Lungworm Research

Legislation that would have provided support for a team of researchers at the University of Hawaii at Hilo failed to make it out of committee.

Honolulu Joins Movement To Protect Undocumented Immigrants Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Honolulu Joins Movement To Protect Undocumented Immigrants

The City Council approves a resolution calling for a limit on cooperating with the federal crackdown on immigration.

Should Hawaii Have Gotten Serious About Rat Lungworm Sooner? Tad Bartimus/Civil Beat

Should Hawaii Have Gotten Serious About Rat Lungworm Sooner?

As state health officials try to balance public education with preventing panic, some critics believe the state should have addressed the issue more vigorously earlier.

Six New Rat Lungworm Cases Reported In Hawaii Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Six New Rat Lungworm Cases Reported In Hawaii

As many as six people on the Big Island may have contracted the parasitic infection after drinking a homemade kava brew.