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Far more residents now have air conditioning to deal with a warming climate. But their increased electrical use makes the problem worse.
Rail officials admit progress on a utility relocation plan has been too slow. The mayor worries that nearby residents and businesses will pay the price.
Louis Kealoha, the former Honolulu police chief, and Katherine Kealoha, a former deputy city prosecutor, are now scheduled to be sentenced on Oct. 31.
Climate change is already taking a toll on coastal highways. Some of those roads may eventually be abandoned to the rising seas, a top official warns.
The Department of Environmental Services never got the word UH West Oahu should be billed, and now is working with the university to come up with an accurate estimate for the retroactive sewer charges.
The funds would help offset the added costs of operating a school outside the urban hub of Oahu, such as gas and mileage to cover travel for athletic events and field trips.
The former Breitbart News editor is scheduled to appear in town this Friday and Saturday.
There are growing concerns about how climate change is impacting Hawaii’s ability to withstand hurricanes and other severe weather.
The Hawaii Campaign Spending Commission investigated the PAC for vast discrepancies between its campaign reports and bank records.
Maui prosecutors cited Hawaii’s use of force law, which allows deadly force to be used by law enforcement against escaping jail or prison detainees.
The city aims to start installing technology that can detect traffic congestion on some of Oahu’s more than 820 lights next year.
The”C-Base program,” which was a pathway to a community school diploma for non-traditional students, is being replaced by a program that focuses on work readiness.
The movement to reduce single-use plastics in Hawaii is moving beyond straws, but current health codes restrict personal containers from being used at take-out restaurants.
Taxpayers are on the hook for as much as $700 an hour to block some records from being seen by federal investigators.
Officials say asset forfeiture will be a key strategy in stopping and deterring the spread of illicit gambling houses.
Voting rights, fair elections and a crisis of confidence in government are as relevant now as they were during the tumultuous 1960s and 1970s.