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Gov. David Ige has requested emergency funding for state agencies as the COVID-19 threat grows.
Social media is bolstering political activism and allowing Native Hawaiians to control their own narrative.
The new 13-year, $918 million deal with Hitachi is nearly $100 million more than the one signed in 2011. It will cover just over half of the costs to run the rail system.
Hawaii lawmakers have several bills lined up for votes that look to curb access to guns and ammunition in the state.
Unfortunately, rumor has it that the party establishment may prevent Bernie Sanders from being the nominee.
Being paid and treated as equals is good for the bottom line in Hawaii but also for all people in America.
Attorneys are asked to resubmit surveys intended to help justices and judges improve judicial performance.
Nearly 70% of the U.S. population receives fluoride through public water systems. Hawaii remains an outlier, thanks to long-standing opposition.
The measure to give Hawaii’s families more affordable preschool and childcare options is now primed for a full House vote.
The Legislature is paving the way to provide funding to the Department of Health for monitoring, quarantines and equipment, should it be needed.
Four bills that would prohibit sales of flavored vaping products are moving through the state House and Senate chambers.
The mayor made at least $342,070 last year between his city job and other income.
The city wants to lease out all of the iconic pavilions to beach service vendors, although officials won’t say it’s to chase out the chronic homeless.
The establishment of a popular Hawaiian immersion program several years ago has had an impact on the broader community, says the Hana High & Elementary principal.
Candidates are already lining up to replace longtime Rep. Calvin Say but there’s still time for more.
Lawmakers need to find the money to continue paying for the state’s prevention program, too.
People need to start voting younger in 2020 because there is so much more at stake that impacts them much earlier.
The USS Arizona and USS Utah have leaked thousands of gallons of oil in Pearl Harbor since the 1941 attack and there’s no plan to stop the flow anytime soon.
There isn’t a definitive list of priorities at the state level, but legislation is under consideration and Oahu is preparing its plans for local action.