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Gabbard: No Interest In Top Party Post Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Gabbard: No Interest In Top Party Post

The Hawaii congresswoman issues a statement saying she "would not accept" the post of Democratic National Committee chair if it were offered.
Takai Endorses Hanabusa Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Takai Endorses Hanabusa

The congressman issues a statement saying the 1st Congressional District would be well-served by returning Hanabusa to the post she formerly held.
Jazz Singer Jimmy Borges Dies KITV

Jazz Singer Jimmy Borges Dies

The well-known performer had appeared on stages in the islands and on the mainland for six decades.
New Director For UH Cancer Center PF Bentley/Civil Beat

New Director For UH Cancer Center

The University of Hawaii is looking to hire the chief medical officer for cancer in the Mount Sinai Health System in New York City
Housing Funds For Native Hawaiians Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Housing Funds For Native Hawaiians

The U.S. Senate approves a bill that appropriates $5 million for Native Hawaiian Housing Block Grants, Sen. Brian Schatz announces.
Obama Honors Hawaii’s Takai Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Obama Honors Hawaii’s Takai

The White House issued a statement Friday noting the congressman's military and legislative service
Retired Judge Amano To Hear TMT Case Thirty Meter Telescope

Retired Judge Amano To Hear TMT Case

A Supreme Court ruling is resulting in a second contested case hearing for the proposed Thirty Meter Telescope.
Raw Sewage Leak Near Pearl Harbor PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Raw Sewage Leak Near Pearl Harbor

The city estimates 21,000 gallons of untreated sewage flowed into Waimano Stream from a wastewater pump station.
Hawaii Bans New Cesspools Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Bans New Cesspools

Gov. David Ige approves the Health Department rules despite the objections of some neighbor island legislators.
An Indescribable Week On The North Shore Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

An Indescribable Week On The North Shore

Forget the superlatives about big waves. When two monster swells descended on Hawaii, it was time to surf.
UH’s Top 25: Deans, Researchers, Professors And The Football Coach Cory Lum / Civil Beat

UH’s Top 25: Deans, Researchers, Professors And The Football Coach

Hawaii isn't football-crazy enough to make the head coach our highest-paid public employee, but until he was fired Norm Chow was right up there.
46-Month Sentence For Albert Hee KITV

46-Month Sentence For Albert Hee

The telecommunications businessman was convicted last July of taking money from his company for personal expenses.