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Hawaii’s Incarceration Numbers

Crimes, arrests, and felony dispositions in court have been on the decline in Hawaii over the past 5 years.

City May Cut Ties With Rail Contractor Ansaldo

The Council’s Budget Committee considered and then deferred a resolution that would urge Mayor Peter Carlisle and the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation or HART to cut its ties with Ansaldo and start the process over again.

GOP Financial Woes

A closer examination of finances under former Hawaii GOP chair Jonah Kaauwai shows that the party owes even more than initially reported. Were talking about tens of thousand of dollars for unpaid credit card bills and political mailers. John Temple from Civil Beat gives more details.

HSTA’s Dispute Against State

The Hawaii Supreme Court ruled that HSTA can strike once its current complaint before the labor relations board gets resolved.

Honolulu Police Prepare For APEC

Thousands of delegates from 21 member nations will descend upon Waikiki and Ko Olina for APEC meetings, and the Honolulu Police Department has been making preparations.

Mouse In The House

A rodent was spotted scurrying around the basement of the House Chambers at the state capitol.