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NextEra Buying Texas Utility

The deal comes on the heels of NextEra’s failed bid for Hawaiian Electric Industries.


Hirono, Women Senators: With Her

The Hawaii lawmaker joined 11 of her female Democratic colleagues on stage at the DNC Thursday to endorse Hillary Clinton.

Lawmaker Rebuffed At DOE Meeting

The state representative was eventually allowed to observe the meeting with school officials and air-conditioning contractors.

Rep. Ing Arrested On Maui

He failed to appear in court for a vehicle insurance violation and says it was a “stupid mistake.”

State Sued Over Kauai Pesticides

An environmental law group sues the Department of Agriculture over pesticides detected in local waters at popular sites.

Hirono Campaign Has $558K

The U.S. senator hasn’t been raising much campaign cash. But she’s not up for election until 2018.

Gabbard Wants More Campaign Cash

The Hawaii congresswoman warns of “multiple opponents who are twisting my record in an attempt to win voters.”

Honolulu Among ‘Least Stressed’ Cities

And yet, the same survey group says we’re among the worst cities for first-time home buyers.

Judaism In Hawaii Politics

A newspaper in Israel writes about the surprising number of Jewish politicians in the islands.

HC&S Fined $600K For Emissions

The Hawaii Department of Health levied the penalty for excess emission and reporting violations from 2009 to 2014 in Puunene, Maui.

Schatz Shows Fundraising Prowess

Hawaii’s senior U.S. senator has a lot of money in the bank, yet he doesn’t face much of a challenge in the 2016 election.

School Cleared In Ethics Case

The Hawaii Supreme Court has overturned a conflict-of-interest case due to conflicting state statutes.

Ige Endorses Clinton For President

Hawaii Gov. David Ige said electing Hillary Clinton as president “is so important to the future of our nation and our state.”

Petition Drive To Shorten Rail

A new group is gathering signatures to put the rail project back before voters of City and County of Honolulu.

Hawaiian Electric Scraps LNG Plan

Hawaiian Electric withdrew its request to the Public Utilities Commission for a contract to import liquefied natural gas.

Meetings Set On Marine Monument

The feds have set dates for the public to weigh in on the proposed expansion of the marine monument.

Other Suitors For Hawaiian Electric

Gov. David Ige would not name names, but he said “there is interest by more than one company.”

Gabbard: $1.9M Cash On Hand

Compared with her challengers, the Hawaii congresswoman’s re-election campaign is very well funded.