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Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Saving The Last Hawaiian Salt Ponds

The traditional making of Hawaiian salt used to occur across the islands. Now the last bastion in Hanapepe is threatened by activities at an adjacent airport.

Honolulu Council Approves Crackdown On Vacation Rentals

UPDATED: Under the measure expected to be signed by the mayor, property owners who rent out entire houses outside of resort zones could face major fines.

Denby Fawcett: The Kealohas’ Trial Strategy — Dressing For Success In The Courtroom

Legal experts evaluate the tactic of coordinated outfits and public displays of affection.

Residents: Pieces Of History Could Have Been Lost To Future Ball Fields

City and state officials may have allowed part of Sherwood Forest to be stripped bare without proper archaeological monitoring.

Community Voices

Let The Community Help Decide How To Spend Honolulu’s Budget Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Let The Community Help Decide How To Spend Honolulu’s Budget

It’s a much better way to spend taxpayer money and keep voters satisfied.

How Much Does Hawaii Really Spend On Education? Civil Beat

How Much Does Hawaii Really Spend On Education?

Diving into the DOE general ledger without understanding the numbers is a recipe for misunderstanding.

Building A Fishpond, A Home, A Community Scottie Kanda/KUA

Building A Fishpond, A Home, A Community

Molokai kupuna pass on their invaluable indigenous knowledge.

Tom Yamachika: Why Haven’t We Stopped The Leakage At HI-5?

Tom Yamachika: Why Haven’t We Stopped The Leakage At HI-5?

Cleaning up the state’s recycling-redemption program can help to restore confidence in government’s ability to handle money.