The former congresswoman had lined up a consulting gig that could have been worth nearly $1 million. But the deal raised many concerns including by contract experts.
Speaker Scott Saiki says the Legislature “stopped the bleeding” from the pandemic and recession.
But that’s fewer than half the number of police killings or in-custody deaths in the state since the board was created in 2017.
As trial for Michael Miske Jr. approaches in September, more people involved in myriad crimes he’s alleged to have masterminded are expected to cooperate with federal prosecutors.
A disrupted academic year has caused many high school students to fall behind. A new partnership will connect them to local college students to help them catch up.
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The expanding eligibility pool bodes well for resuming in-person classes in the fall, Hawaii officials said.
Hawaii island could be the first area in the state to exceed goals set by the Legislature and regulators for renewable energy.
Hawaii hosted 8% more tourists in March 2021 than in March 2020 but 35% fewer hotel and restaurant jobs.
Abortions are legal in Guam, but women have no access to them because of a lack of local providers and rules requiring in-person consultations for the procedures.
Fourteen months after the start of the pandemic, he sees light at the end of the tunnel. Schatz also calls for filibuster reform and nudges Gov. David Ige to heed the advice of the CDC on travel requirements.
Health authorities say the island has moved from largely isolated clusters to “sustained community transmission.”
The Hawaii Legislature chose not to advance a bill this year to make pot legal, even as more states progress in the opposite direction.
The system could still see about $90 million in federal relief funds, half of which must be distributed as grants to students.
The Honolulu mayor hopes the incentives spur private development of affordable homes.
The state and county will be working together to figure out how to incorporate vaccination counts into the tier system, Blangiardi’s office said.