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Senators Delay Vote After Grilling Aila As Head Of Hawaiian Home Lands

The governor’s nominee was applauded for projects he’s moved forward but concerns remain over the agency’s continued backlog.

Plenty Of Warning Signs But Few Treatment Options In Police Killer Case

Neighbors were well aware of Jerry Hanel’s bizarre behavior, but it’s hard to force unwilling people to get mental health treatment.

Tour Helicopter Crashes — And Flights — Have Escalated In Recent Years

A recent spate of crashes in the last two years — including the deadly crash on Kauai that killed 7 people last month — has put the industry under increased scrutiny.

Denby Fawcett: It Was Lois Cain’s Stubborn Loyalty That Likely Got Her Killed

The homeowner believed to have been killed Sunday by her longtime tenant was described by friends as a woman who thought she could handle anything.

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Hawaii Road Usage Charge Penalizes Fuel Efficiency Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Road Usage Charge Penalizes Fuel Efficiency

The Department of Transportation is seeking public input on the proposal.

Patsy Mink’s Legacy Lives On, But There’s More To Be Done SFCA

Patsy Mink’s Legacy Lives On, But There’s More To Be Done

The late Congresswoman played a key role ending Title IX discrimination against the LGBTQ+ community.

Shady Tactics Of Gut And Replace Mar Legislative Process Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Shady Tactics Of Gut And Replace Mar Legislative Process

The House minority Republican caucus is united in fighting to end the anti-democratic practice.

The Severe Doctor Shortage On The Big Island Flickr: Wall Boat

The Severe Doctor Shortage On The Big Island

The Big Island is experiencing a critical physician shortage currently at 44% and getting worse.