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Court: Ige’s PUC Appointment Stands

The judge dismissed a legal challenge to Hawaii Gov. David Ige’s interim appointment of Public Utilities Commissioner Tom Gorak.

New President For EWC

Richard Vuylsteke succeeds Charles Morrison.

How To Pronounce ‘Papahanaumokuakea’

The Hawaiian name for the marine monument near Hawaii is rich in meaning.

10 Vie In CD1 Special Vote

They will be on the November ballot for the right to fill out the remainder of the late Mark Takai’s congressional term.

A Postage Stamp For Diwali

Tulsi Gabbard was among those pushing for the official commemoration celebrating the Festival of Lights.

Ige Backs Monument Expansion

Hawaii Gov. David Ige has thrown his support behind the proposed expansion of Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument.

CCA Faces Shareholder Revolt

The country’s largest for-profit prison company is accused of making false and misleading statements to its shareholders.

Analysis: Airbnb’s Effect On Rents

FiveThirtyEight examined booking and revenue data, which put Honolulu at the top of the list in commercial shares.

Low ACT Scores For Hawaii Grads

The college preparatory test company says the state ranks near the bottom with Nevada, Mississippi and South Carolina.

Hirono: Trump ‘Bizarre’ On Immigration

The Hawaii senator tells MSNBC that the GOP presidential nominee is changing his views because his poll numbers are dropping.

New City Transit Director Named

Mark Garrity has been named the Department of Transportation Services acting director.

Second Lawsuit Over Hepatitis A

A class-action lawsuits has been filed on behalf of those who have been vaccinated for hepatitis A after being sickened by the virus’ outbreak in Hawaii.

State Gets TRO Against Itself

Hawaii will have to hold off on implementing a law to help Maui hospital workers.

Hepatitis In 2nd Flight Attendant

Both work for Hawaiian Airlines. In the latest case, the attendant served food and beverages on four flights from July 31 to Aug. 12.

No More Swimming With Dolphins?

UPDATED NOAA proposes a new rule to ban swimming or even getting too close in a boat to spinner dolphins in certain Hawaiian waters.

Poverty High In Marshall Islands

The Asian Development Bank says the income gap is most severe in Majuro and Ebeye where 75 percent of the population lives.

Going Green At IUCN

Organizers of the World Conservation Congress meeting in Hawaii next month urge participants to be “carbon neutral, plastic free, paper low.”

Hawaii Ranked 48th Freest State

The Cato Institute evaluated each state by how “their public policies promote freedom in the economic, social and personal realms.”