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Hawaii Taxpayers Are On The Hook For $18 Million To Settle Claims

Lawsuits filed by airport subcontractors for nonpayment represent $10 million of the total. Gov. David Ige approved the payouts last week.

Wild Chickens Are Flocking To Whole Foods In Kailua

The Kailua Neighborhood Board passed a motion recently asking the city to revise its feral chicken removal program to focus on trapping roosters.

Oahu Mumps Outbreak Continues With 3 New Cases Confirmed

The Department of Health announced that 57 cases have been confirmed on the island this year, with one case on Kauai

A Medical Marijuana Dispensary Will Open Soon — Without THC Products

While it waits for the state to establish a product-testing system, Aloha Green will start selling cannabis products that don’t contain THC.

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A Banner Year For Secrecy, Behind-The-Scenes Maneuvering At The Legislature Cory Lum/Civil Beat

A Banner Year For Secrecy, Behind-The-Scenes Maneuvering At The Legislature

From reducing poverty to increasing affordable housing, lawmakers could have done much better for the people of Hawaii.

Bob McDermott: Pass The GET Surcharge And Finish Rail Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Bob McDermott: Pass The GET Surcharge And Finish Rail

We can’t afford to be distracted by raising the hotel tax or by giving up and stopping the line at Middle Street.

Napali Coast State Wilderness Park Deserves Support Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources

Napali Coast State Wilderness Park Deserves Support

Hawaii’s largest and most remote state park needs more enforcement staff to protect it from overuse and unethical campers.

The Beauty Of Education Is In The Stories We Tell Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Beauty Of Education Is In The Stories We Tell

Don’t let the positive narrative about public education get hijacked by stories about teacher burnout and low test scores.