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PODCAST: Two Ideas For How To Build More Housing For Hawaii Farmers

Efforts to build communal housing or make it easier to place tiny homes on farms have so far fallen flat, but advocates aren’t giving up.

Crews Mourn The ‘Unreal’ Death Of One Of Hawaii’s Greatest Navigators

Kalepa Baybayan, a longtime Hokule‘a captain who helped rekindle traditional navigation in the Pacific, died suddenly in Seattle on Thursday.

Military Pilots Try To Keep Hawaii Skies Quiet. Here’s Why It’s Hard

Oahu residents have long complained about noise from military flights — and some worry about safety.

Lee Cataluna: What Happened To HPD Chief? Blame The Pandemic

Chief Susan Ballard’s job was hard before COVID-19 lockdowns. The strain of the pandemic made it impossible.


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Danny De Gracia: We Urgently Need To Reopen Hawaii’s Capitol Building Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Danny De Gracia: We Urgently Need To Reopen Hawaii’s Capitol Building

Democracy is better served when citizens can interact more freely with lawmakers.

It’s Time To Reconsider What We Want From Hawaii’s Public Schools Cory Lum/Civil Beat

It’s Time To Reconsider What We Want From Hawaii’s Public Schools

The pandemic is giving us a chance to redefine what we want education to be in order to better serve students, families and communities.