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The lure of better jobs, cheaper housing and other opportunities beckons many residents, particularly in western states.
As of Thursday, the Hawaii Health Department had yet to identify any suspect coronavirus cases in Hawaii, but continues to investigate the Hawaii vacation of a Japanese couple who later fell ill.
The term “local” is so overrated. I’ve spent decades contributing to the public well-being without embracing that culturally sensitive label.
The Board of Education deferred voting on approval of the plan, saying it warrants more scrutiny and discussion.
Hawaii lawmakers are proposing a carbon tax to replace the barrel tax.
Local identity continues to be a hot topic for discussion.
Spurred by recent tour helicopter crashes in Hawaii, the proposed legislation would set stiffer state requirements for tour pilots. But the feds, not the state, regulate the skies.
The author is receiving multiple unwanted solicitations from the National Association for Gun Rights.
Only 25% of kids between 1 and 2 years old get tested, in part because it’s not required. A bill in the Legislature would require mandatory testing for the first time.
A state court judge on Wednesday said medical and financial evidence about millionaire heiress Abigail Kawananakoa will be kept from the public.
Civil Beat readers discuss what top political leaders have to say about Hawaii’s growing fault lines.
Hawaii’s four county prosecutors worry a proposed bill requires them to provide extra data about defendants without providing their offices any extra funding.
After finishing near the bottom in New Hampshire, the Hawaii Democrat continues to make a push in other early primary states.
Hearing Native Hawaiians oppose major projects over ancient graves, cultural artifacts and environmental concerns is not only predictable, it is inevitable under poor economic conditions.
It’s against the law to use it for personal expenses. But there are plenty of other options.
Hawaii’s leaders are offering developers a chance to skip a major vetting procedure, which could undermine efforts to protect public lands.
Lawmakers are considering how far to set back new developments as well as specific strategies to deal with climate change.
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.