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Hawaii Legislature Removes Police Exemption For Misconduct Cases

The bill now goes to Gov. David Ige who can approve it, veto it or let it become law without his signature.

Ige’s Tax, Budget Nominees Run Into Senate Opposition

It comes at a time when both roles will play a crucial part in the state’s financial planning.

Candidate Q&A: State House District 41 — Mokihana Maldonado

“My big idea is that we reinvent a segment of our economy by investing in a Hawaii Food & Conservation Corps.”


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Danny De Gracia: Why A Visitor Fee Isn’t A Bad Thing Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Danny De Gracia: Why A Visitor Fee Isn’t A Bad Thing

It’s time to put Hawaii first again and show a little self-respect for ourselves by making tourists pay their fair share.

Here’s One Thing We Can Do To Get Better Policing Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Here’s One Thing We Can Do To Get Better Policing

Building trust and better communication between citizens and police should start with a separate, independent civilian oversight board to review concerns of misconduct.

We Can Have It All: Ag, Public Access And Forest Protection Moana Bjur

We Can Have It All: Ag, Public Access And Forest Protection

But it requires Hawaii legislators to vote “no” on transferring DLNR lands to the DOA for pasture.