How A Princess’s Embattled Fortune Could Become A Massive Native Hawaiian Charity Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Four other trusts, derived from the wealth of Native Hawaiian royalty, support a wide range of philanthropies and hold vast business interests.

New Video Of Translocated Hawaiian Monk Seal Pup Kaimana

Trump Defends ‘Beautiful’ Confederate Statues

Trump Defends ‘Beautiful’ Confederate Statues Flickr: Eli Christman

The Hill reported Thursday that President Trump “lamented the loss of Confederate statues and monuments” in a series of tweets “likely to fuel the controversy surrounding his handling of violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend.”

The Economist: Honolulu Tops For Livability

The Economist: Honolulu Tops For Livability

A new study from The Economist Intelligence Unit ranks the Big Pineapple No. 1, ahead of Washington, D.C., Boston and Chicago. Internationally, we are 17th.

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The Untimely Death Of A Marshall Islands Visionary

Author Jon Letman sat down with Mattlan Zackhras last year for a wide-ranging conversation on his vision and hope for the tiny island nation.

Hey Mom And Dad, ‘Screen Time’ Isn’t Always A Waste Of Time

Remember that kids do all kinds of positive things with digital media.

5 Missing After Army Helicopter Goes Down

Search crews found parts of a fuselage and a helmet in the debris field west of Kaena Point off Oahu

Chinatown Has A New Shelter For The Homeless Mentally Ill

Not everyone is happy about the relocation of the Safe Haven shelter to a new spot four blocks away.

Fight For Hawaiian Royalty’s Fortune Pulls AG Into The Fray

The agency says it has a legal obligation to protect Native Hawaiian beneficiaries of Abigail Kawananakoa’s charity.

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The Resistance Is Here To Stay Indivisible Hawaii

The Resistance Is Here To Stay

It’s time to have a real conversation. Because status quo is no longer an option.

Tom Yamachika: The Grand Skim Of Things, Part 2 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Tom Yamachika: The Grand Skim Of Things, Part 2

There are more loopholes in Central Services Skim obligations than a Swiss cheese.

Can War With Korea Be Avoided? Flickr.com

Can War With Korea Be Avoided?

Even Kim Jong Un is not so foolish as to suppose he can get away with a first strike without it leading to instant calamity for his regime.

Trump Doesn’t Have A Clue About Cuba Flickr: Pedro Szekely

Trump Doesn’t Have A Clue About Cuba

A recent visitor to the island confesses his love and admiration of his hosts and their homeland — and his anger at the president.