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Hawaii Supreme Court: Giant Law Firm OK To Set Up Shop Here

In a ruling based on the court’s own rules, the justices said multistate law firms can operate in Hawaii.

Denby Fawcett: The Enduring Appeal Of Hippies

A remake of a documentary evokes nostalgia for a different time when an enclave of free spirits sprang up on Kauai’s north shore.

An Inmate Riot In An Overcrowded Jail Shows Legislators Should Not Bail On Bail Reform

One key bill is dead but lawmakers should still act on other legislation that could improve our jam-packed, aging correctional facilities.

The Battle Over Preschool Puts Hawaii Governor On The Hot Seat

Gov. David Ige’s remarks suggest he believes the statewide school administration, not the office delegated to bolster early learning programs, should be in charge.

HI-Priced Q&A: How This 23-Year-Old Saves For Retirement On $36,000 A Year

“Even if you save $5 a month, you’re closer than you were last month.”

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All The Retirement Plans In The World Won’t Help If We Don’t Save Flickr: GotCredit

All The Retirement Plans In The World Won’t Help If We Don’t Save

The obvious truth is that Americans are not very good at handling their finances.

The Last Family Health Clinic In East Hawaii Flickr: Frank

The Last Family Health Clinic In East Hawaii

We must find a way to fairly and immediately compensate our few remaining primary care physicians in rural areas.

DOE Ought To Consider Pre-K-To-Third-Grade Model Flickr: Steven Depolo

DOE Ought To Consider Pre-K-To-Third-Grade Model

This approach uses the skills of teachers more efficiently.

Follow Civil Beat’s Lead On Planting Trees Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Follow Civil Beat’s Lead On Planting Trees

What Honolulu needs is the right tree, in the right place, getting the right care.