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The company left the islands in 1997, but it had already been ordered to make $180 million in loans, partially because of discrimination against Native Hawaiians and Filipinos.
Hawaii would have been the first to impose the prohibitions at a statewide level.
Thich Nhat Hanh suffered a stroke in 2014 and more recently retired to his home in Vietnam.
Mike Hashimoto was accused of sexual misconduct by a patient three years ago. The still unresolved case highlights problems within the state agency that regulates licensed professionals.
The state agency charged with overseeing thousands of licensees is finally switching to an updated complaints management system.
In a ruling based on the court’s own rules, the justices said multistate law firms can operate in Hawaii.
Too little attention has been paid to the most vulnerable casualties of mass incarceration in America.
The obvious truth is that Americans are not very good at handling their finances.
Astronomers believe there are great discoveries to be made “out there,” whereas Hawaiians believe there are equally great discoveries to be made right here.
A House bill sought to save money and lessen overcrowding in state facilities by pushing to acquire the Federal Detention Center.
Dozens of cities have banned plastic foam containers, but the Legislature is considering bills for a statewide ban.
One key bill is dead but lawmakers should still act on other legislation that could improve our jam-packed, aging correctional facilities.
“Even if you save $5 a month, you’re closer than you were last month.”
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.
The federal high court declined to hear the appeal of a Hawaii operator of a B&B who was found to have discriminated.
But it’s unclear when the public will actually get to see the files. The police union has promised to appeal.
Now, Hawaii lawmakers are considering bills that force sellers to tell prospective owners about vulnerable coastal properties.
A state senator’s resolutions targeting the Second Amendment are among several firearms measures in the Legislature.
Social issues, the environment and public safety including homelessness top the District 4 candidate’s concerns.
The Honolulu City Council candidate discussed his upcoming rematch with Trevor Ozawa for the District 4 seat.