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$3.7M To Fight Diseases Cory Lum/Civil Beat

$3.7M To Fight Diseases

The federal funding aims to crack down on Hawaii’s hepatitis A, Zika, dengue and sexually transmitted disease rates.

Restaurant, Airline Hepatitis Cases Flickr: redlegsfan21

Restaurant, Airline Hepatitis Cases

The cases involve a Chili’s restaurant in Kapolei and a Hawaiian Airlines flight attendant. Ninety-three cases have been reported on Oahu.

As Caldwell And Djou Sharpen Attacks, Carlisle Goes For Laughs Cory Lum/Civil Beat

As Caldwell And Djou Sharpen Attacks, Carlisle Goes For Laughs

Unlike his opponents, the former mayor of Honolulu doesn’t seem inclined to confront the other candidates.

Caldwell Ad ‘Fact-Checks’ Djou on Rail, Homelessness Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Caldwell Ad ‘Fact-Checks’ Djou on Rail, Homelessness

Both campaigns accuse the other of being the first to go negative in the Honolulu mayoral election.

How Two Different People Could Win The Same US House Seat Cory Lum/Civil Beat

How Two Different People Could Win The Same US House Seat

Come November, voters may be asked to elect short-term and long-term replacements for the late Mark Takai.

How Social Media Is Used To Fight Aloha Abuse Michael Loftin/808 Cleanups

How Social Media Is Used To Fight Aloha Abuse

Volunteer groups go on Facebook and other platforms to organize cleanups and let the public know how some natural areas are trashed.

Hepatitis Outbreak On Oahu Steven Depolo/Flickr.com

Hepatitis Outbreak On Oahu

A dozen adults on the island were infected with hepatitis A, and half of them were hospitalized.

Caldwell: ‘I Want To Keep This Job’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Caldwell: ‘I Want To Keep This Job’

The mayor of Honolulu, who still faces no serious opponent, officially files for re-election.

Oahu Faces a Future With Far Fewer Beaches Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Oahu Faces a Future With Far Fewer Beaches

Sand erosion already has exacted a huge toll and it’s expected to accelerate. Scientists say it’s time to take aggressive steps to save the island’s remaining shoreline.

There’s a Ram Living Above Pearl City

There’s a Ram Living Above Pearl City

One reporter-host stumbles on a mouflon sheep above Pearl City.
Turtle Bay Resort Back With Less Ambitious Plan

Turtle Bay Resort Back With Less Ambitious Plan

Hotel seeking more modest expansion on Oahu's North Shore.
Trace Amounts of Iodine-131 Found In Hawaii Radiation Monitor

Trace Amounts of Iodine-131 Found In Hawaii Radiation Monitor

UPDATED Results from EPA lab test show radioactive levels in Honolulu not harmful.
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