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Co-Defendant In UH Concert Scam Gets 2 Months In Jail AP

Co-Defendant In UH Concert Scam Gets 2 Months In Jail

He’s the second person sentenced this month in connection with a bogus promotion for a Stevie Wonder performance.

Former First Lady Barbara Bush Dies At Age 92 AP

Former First Lady Barbara Bush Dies At Age 92

She was only the second woman to have both her husband and her son elected president.

Governor Selects Replacement For Vacant Hawaii House Spot Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Governor Selects Replacement For Vacant Hawaii House Spot

Troy Hashimoto will take former speaker Joe Souki’s Maui post.

Thirty Meter Telescope Board Delays Decision On Project’s Location Courtesy TMT International Observatory

Thirty Meter Telescope Board Delays Decision On Project’s Location

The giant telescope could still be moved to Spain, but the TMT board of governors prefers Mauna Kea.

Hawaii Senators Get Their Shot At Facebook CEO Zuckerberg AP/ Carolyn Kaster

Hawaii Senators Get Their Shot At Facebook CEO Zuckerberg

Sen. Mazie Hirono wanted assurances that Facebook wouldn’t help ICE target immigrants using data from the social media platform.

Botched Hawaii Missile Alert Prompts Advice On Drills Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Botched Hawaii Missile Alert Prompts Advice On Drills

Avoid using the phrase, “This is not a drill,” the Federal Communications Commission says.

US Agent Who Killed Man In Hawaii Files To Prevent 3rd Trial PF Bentley/Civil Beat

US Agent Who Killed Man In Hawaii Files To Prevent 3rd Trial

Christopher Deedy’s two previous trials ended with hung juries after a fatal shooting at a Waikiki McDonald’s.

Judge Gives Stevie Wonder Concert Scammer 5 Years In Prison AP

Judge Gives Stevie Wonder Concert Scammer 5 Years In Prison

The University of Hawaii paid out $200,000 in what became known as the “Wonder Blunder.”

Vietnamese Worker Saved 7 Lives When Hawaii Fishing Boat Sank AP

Vietnamese Worker Saved 7 Lives When Hawaii Fishing Boat Sank

Khanh Huynh was serving as the vessel’s de facto captain, even though he endured the same conditions as other foreign crew members.

Hawaii Legalizes Medical Aid In Dying AP

Hawaii Legalizes Medical Aid In Dying

UPDATED: The Legislature debated the issue for years before approving a bill that Gov. David Ige signed Thursday.

Hawaii’s Low Unemployment Rate Masks Underlying Problems Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Hawaii’s Low Unemployment Rate Masks Underlying Problems

In a state with a jobless rate of 2.1 percent, island residents have work if they want it. But their incomes often don’t pay the bills.

Bill To Help Hawaiians Keep Ancestral Land Clears Senate Panel AP

Bill To Help Hawaiians Keep Ancestral Land Clears Senate Panel

The measure follows Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s efforts to buy out owners of parcels interspersed within his oceanfront estate.