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Government Responds To Hawaii’s Latest Travel Ban Challenge Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Government Responds To Hawaii’s Latest Travel Ban Challenge

The ban’s definitions of close family relationships are based on immigration law, U.S. attorneys say in filing with Honolulu court.

‘What Does The US Government Have Against Grandmothers?’ AP

‘What Does The US Government Have Against Grandmothers?’

Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin says the Trump administration’s scaled-back travel ban is illogical in establishing close family relationships.

Endangered Hawaiian Monk Seal Gives Birth On Waikiki Beach AP

Endangered Hawaiian Monk Seal Gives Birth On Waikiki Beach

It’s the first such birth on the busy beach in at least several decades, according to NOAA.

Hawaii Challenges Trump Administration Again As Travel Ban Takes Effect Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Challenges Trump Administration Again As Travel Ban Takes Effect

UPDATED: A ruling isn’t expected until late next week, state Attorney General Doug Chin said Friday.

Interceptor Fails To Hit Target During Missile Defense Test Off Kauai Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Interceptor Fails To Hit Target During Missile Defense Test Off Kauai

The U.S. and Japan are jointly developing the interceptor, part of the investment in technology to counter North Korean missile threats. 
‘We Had To Relearn What Our Ancestors Had Mastered’ Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

‘We Had To Relearn What Our Ancestors Had Mastered’

The three-year journey of the double-hulled canoe Hokulea was a celebration of the Native Hawaiian culture.

Bodies Of Missing Sailors Found Aboard Damaged Destroyer AP

Bodies Of Missing Sailors Found Aboard Damaged Destroyer

UPDATED: The victims were found in flooded compartments aboard the USS Fitzgerald after it collided with a merchant ship, the 7th Fleet reported.

Park Service Analyzes Reservations For Haleakala Sunrise Visits Wiedz/Flickr.com

Park Service Analyzes Reservations For Haleakala Sunrise Visits

Agency says it will study its new system to control crowds that gather atop the Maui summit to view sunrises.

Appeals Court Upholds Hawaii’s Challenge To Trump Travel Ban Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Appeals Court Upholds Hawaii’s Challenge To Trump Travel Ban

“Immigration, even for the president, is not a one-person show,” say the 9th Circuit judges in Seattle.

Big Island Coffee Farmer Gets 30-Day Reprieve From Deportation AP

Big Island Coffee Farmer Gets 30-Day Reprieve From Deportation

He showed up at the Homeland Security office with his bag packed, but was allowed to return to his wife and children in Kona.

Maui Ban On Foam Food Containers Will Take Effect In 2018 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Maui Ban On Foam Food Containers Will Take Effect In 2018

Mayor Alan Arakawa signed off on the ban, but he said the fines for violating it should be lowered.

Congressional Delegation Tries To Stop Coffee Farmer’s Deportation Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Congressional Delegation Tries To Stop Coffee Farmer’s Deportation

The Department of Homeland Security secretary is urged to allow the Big Island man to remain in the U.S.