Little is known about Hui O Maui Citizens For Change but the group is backing conservative-leaning members.
Martin Kao is a prolific political donor whose company, Navatek LLC, has received millions of dollars in federal contracts.
About 6% of tests conducted in the islands in the past 24 hours were positive for COVID-19.
Chamber of Commerce Hawaii cites data showing the $75 million restaurant card program will save 1,000 jobs.
HPD won’t talk about it, but FBI data shows Honolulu has one of the worst records in the country when it comes to solving property crimes as well as violent crimes.
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In a sign of the times, an East Honolulu church draws nearly 500 cars a week to its free grocery drive-thru.
“This is our prime opportunity to diversify into food security with developing community farms across Kauai.”
“Let police focus on fighting crime. Police should not be charged with managing problems like mentally illness and homelessness, unless an individual is violent.”
“We have an opportunity to reintroduce Hawaii to the world and it has already started through the protections of sacred spaces.”
“Continued bickering and playing politics will only leave us stagnant and cause continued stress on our residents.”
Nearly 4,000 people were diagnosed with COVID-19 in September.
“Training and enabling of state employees to be solution-minded, out-of-the-box thinkers would help the state to retool and expand its products and services.”
“We need to help individuals build wealth so they can thrive in Hawaii, not merely survive.”
“We can create an economy that benefits from tourism as a bonus, not a lifeline.”
There doesn’t seem to be a clear data strategy for the virus response.
The state has revamped its contact tracing program, but many people with the virus fill out incorrect information or don’t pick up the phone.
Artillery is playing an increasingly prominent role in global conflicts, but opponents say training at Pohakuloa threatens the environment and community health.
The issues include County Council term lengths and giving the council and certain boards more disciplinary powers.
While we may not be apocalyptically doomed, we are definitely doomed to change.
Some say systematic failures to respond to COVID-19 reveal just how challenging it will be to stop climate change, while others see reasons for hope.
Focusing on your car’s carbon impact may be misguided.