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Caldwell: Delay Of Dillingham Rail Plan Reaching ‘Crisis’ Level

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.

Federal Judge Postpones Sentencing Of The Kealohas For Two Weeks

Louis Kealoha, the former Honolulu police chief, and Katherine Kealoha, a former deputy city prosecutor, are now scheduled to be sentenced on Oct. 31.

With Sea Level Rise, The Fate of Hawaii’s Most Vulnerable Roads Is Uncertain

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.

City Slaps UH With $35 Million Sewer Bill After Failing To Charge It For 7 Years

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.

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Rethinking The Meaning Of Kapu Aloha And The TMT Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Rethinking The Meaning Of Kapu Aloha And The TMT

Strong opinions over the Thirty Meter Telescope pose challenges for a peaceful solution.

Hawaii’s ‘Death Care’ Industry Lacks Oversight Flickr: Karen

Hawaii’s ‘Death Care’ Industry Lacks Oversight

The state has lax regulatory requirements for mortuaries and their employees.

Hawaii Residents Need Relief From Rx Greed Flickr.com: Images_of_Money

Hawaii Residents Need Relief From Rx Greed

For too long drug companies have been price gouging seniors and hardworking Americans.

Keep Helicopters Away From Kauai’s Salt Beds Brittany Lyte/Civil Beat

Keep Helicopters Away From Kauai’s Salt Beds

Like Mauna Kea, the historic and geological site at Kaheka is part of the very soul of a people.