How Brian Schatz Is Becoming The Senate’s Chief Science Nerd Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

From data security to climate change, from net neutrality to telemedicine, the Hawaii senator is front and center on technology issues.

Zimbabwe President Defies Mounting Pressure To Leave

Zimbabwe President Defies Mounting Pressure To Leave Flicker: GovernmentZA

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe defied calls to quit, The Associated Press reported Sunday, “saying he will preside over a ruling party congress in December in an announcement that could trigger impeachment proceedings this week and more protests demanding his ouster.”

Senate GOP Frustrated By Roy Moore

Senate GOP Frustrated By Roy Moore Flickr

Senate Republicans are “running out of options” in their effort to replace Roy Moore as the party’s nominee in the Alabama Senate race,” The Hull reported Sunday.

Kushner Under More Scrutiny In Russian Probe

Kushner Under More Scrutiny In Russian Probe Flickr: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and a senior White House adviser, “is under increasing scrutiny in the myriad investigations into Russian interference in the U.S. election,” The Hill reported Sunday.

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Hokulea’s Voyage To Hana Is A Homecoming For Young Captain

Hana native Nakua Konohia-Lind, 24, the youngest captain of the storied voyaging vessel, manned the helm as it sailed in to East Maui.

Chad Blair: A Trip Back To Hawaii Journalism In The ’60s

You can almost hear the typewriters clacking as you read this former Honolulu Advertiser reporter’s memoir.

Caldwell Nominates Former TV Executive For Police Commission

Dick Grimm, who worked at three local stations, would be the mayor’s sixth appointment to the seven-member board.

Escaped State Hospital Patient Aimed To Show He Could Be Outside

Randall Saito gave an interview to a San Francisco TV station after he was captured in Stockton.

Will Rail Go To Manoa And Waikiki After All?

The HART board may be resurrecting a route plan far more ambitious than the one submitted to federal transit officials.

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Making Hawaii Student Testing More Meaningful Flickr: Alberto G.

Making Hawaii Student Testing More Meaningful

Educators need to talk about how to improve the testing experience for students, teachers and the school community.

The Uncomfortable Truths About Health Care Flickr: rob_rob2001

The Uncomfortable Truths About Health Care

Legislation, not personal responsibility, is the major factor for turning the tide on unhealthy lifestyles.

Remembering The Queen’s Compassion For Others Carolyn Ayon Lee

Remembering The Queen’s Compassion For Others

Liliuokalani, the beloved Hawaiian monarch, died 100 years ago this month.

Hawaii’s BLNR, Mauna Kea And Settler Colonialism Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii’s BLNR, Mauna Kea And Settler Colonialism

The Board of Land and Natural Resources “cultural expert” doesn’t have the authority to represent the interests of Native Hawaiians.