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Tad Bartimus: The End Of An Era For Elle Cochran

Longtime Maui councilwoman plans to stay involved in local issues — and do a lot surfing.

Looking To Singapore For Answers To Honolulu’s Housing Crisis

A state senator, inspired by the island nation’s program, wants to build massive amounts of public housing that residents could purchase.

Hawaii Scientists Are Learning A Lot About Autism From Blind Cave Fish

Scientists are using the unusual fish to study how a low-carb diet helps perk up behavior in fish as well as humans.

Audit: Licensing Process For Adult Care Homes Is Seriously Flawed

The state agency overseeing adult care homes says it is improving its practices and there is no risk to the health or safety of the patients.

UH Regents Approve New Leadership Organization

The recombining of the University of Hawaii system president with the Manoa chancellor is among other bureaucratic shifts coming to UH.

Community Voices

Public-Private Partnerships Can Benefit Honolulu Rail Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Public-Private Partnerships Can Benefit Honolulu Rail

HART’s CEO and executive directer defends P3 proposals for the large infrastructure project.

Tom Yamachika: Hawaii Free Press Vs. OHA’s LLCs Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Tom Yamachika: Hawaii Free Press Vs. OHA’s LLCs

At issue in the case is public transparency in government and limited liability.

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A Poem For These Perilous Times

UH Manoa students update a classic work for the modern age.

Democracy Needs To Grow Up Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Democracy Needs To Grow Up

Democracy in Hawaii has become self-serving, self-promoting, patronage fostering, elitist driven, poverty blaming and anti-native.