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Pali Lanes Bowling Alley Declared A Historic Place Denby Fawcett/Civil Beat

Pali Lanes Bowling Alley Declared A Historic Place

The designation was a victory for a community group that opposed Alexander & Baldwin’s plans to redevelop the 1.7 acre site in Kailua.

State Investigates Big Island Biomass Plant For Discharging Wastewater Jason Armstrong/Civil Beat

State Investigates Big Island Biomass Plant For Discharging Wastewater

There is no public health threat from the discharge at the facility, which expects to start generating power by burning wood sometime in December.

State Claims ‘Dramatic’ Improvement In Adult Home Care Oversight Cory Lum/Civil Beat

State Claims ‘Dramatic’ Improvement In Adult Home Care Oversight

But in the face of a harsh audit of the program last week, some lawmakers were skeptical that there has been such a swift turnaround.

Lawsuit Claims State Denies Critical Therapy For Kids With Autism Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lawsuit Claims State Denies Critical Therapy For Kids With Autism

The suit alleges the departments of Education and Human Services aren’t coordinating to provide legally required services at schools.

Beyond Demographics, We Need Diversity Of Thought Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Beyond Demographics, We Need Diversity Of Thought

We are at risk of becoming incapable of seeing beyond our own reflection and opinions.

Eco-Democracy Would Do Hawaii A World Of Good Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Eco-Democracy Would Do Hawaii A World Of Good

Island residents should consider an “ethics of place” approach to their surroundings.

A Plan To Keep Homeless Offenders Out Of Jail In Honolulu Cory Lum/Civil Beat

A Plan To Keep Homeless Offenders Out Of Jail In Honolulu

Police and the prosecuting attorney’s office are still deciding what nonviolent crimes qualify the homeless to participate in a diversion program.

Ige Spent $3.2 Million On Re-Election Campaign, New Reports Show

Ige Spent $3.2 Million On Re-Election Campaign, New Reports Show

The incumbent governor, who won in a landslide, spent spent six times as much as his Republican challenger.

School Custodian Gets A New Job As Hawaii’s Only Republican Senator Blaze Lovell/CivilBeat

School Custodian Gets A New Job As Hawaii’s Only Republican Senator

Kurt Fevella says he wants to focus on the needs of Ewa Beach. He’ll constitute a one-man GOP caucus in the 25-member Senate.

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