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Donors linked to the non-profit group promoting the project have been large campaign contributors to the mayor and many council members.
A U.S. Court of Appeals panel ruled Christopher Deedy couldn’t be tried for manslaughter charges again, but only on assault charges.
Thielen said, “I’m going to end my time as a legislator, and get back to the doing.”
Personally, I think it’s just a cartoon. But a research paper connects Bikini Bottom to the Bikini Atoll nuclear tests.
Hawaii should pass legislation protecting former U.S. service members from employment discrimination.
School officials and state board members got a deep look at statewide student performance, but some left wanting more.
Grim housing conditions on military bases in Hawaii and elsewhere remain as Congress continues to argue over diverting military dollars to pay for Trump’s proposed border wall.
In 2020, religious talk is unlikely to transcend partisanship.
Kakaako developers hope the new bridge will also serve as a “linear park” for pedestrians, similar to New York City’s High Line park.
At a mental health summit Wednesday, the judiciary and state agencies explored options for pre-trial diversions.
Hawaii’s challenges include divided state and county governments and no overall coordination.
The high profile case is now in the hands of the justices, but if the Maui County Council gets its way a decision may never come.
The homeless encampment at Waianae Boat Harbor has a plan to build a permanent community and they deserve support from the more fortunate.
For decades, oysters have helped filter polluted waterways elsewhere. Now, researchers are testing how well those efforts would do in Hawaii.
The city Department of Parks and Recreation is seeking public input on new regulations that are a welcome step toward better park management.
The federal court has made public a number of letters aimed at helping her when she’s sentenced on numerous felonies next year.
Oahu’s waste-to-power facility has a hidden carbon cost, but is it better than shipping all our recyclables off-island?
Hawaii is unlikely to get a recycling facility anytime soon, so your soda cans and water bottles must travel thousands of miles to be recycled.
Civil Beat follows an Ala Moana resident looking for ways to help with climate change in the first episode of “Are We Doomed? And Other Burning Environmental Questions.”