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Officials estimate the state needs 800 more physicians, but the training pipeline for future doctors would need to expand three-fold to begin filling the gap.
Release of the data comes amid efforts to correct what the DOE says was erroneous counts of students suspensions in the 2015-16 school year.
Scientists are already jockeying for time slots for ambitious research projects on the proposed Thirty Meter Telescope and another giant telescope being constructed in Chile.
Gerard and Florence Puana are still on the hook for the verdict in a civil case that happened before the Kealohas were convicted on criminal charges stemming from the same situation.
Nearly 50 players of Samoan descent have played in the NFL in recent years — nearly 40 times their proportional representation in the U.S. population.
There is no greater tribute to humankind than an eye to the stars and a hope for humanity.
Mineral-based sunscreens are viewed as an environmentally friendly alternative to chemical sunscreens, but could still be harmful in large concentrations.
The board voted to ask the Legislature for more time, money and staff, a request lawmakers have already turned down.
Court documents obtained by the AP show former Archbishop Anthony Apuron oversaw a culture of impunity where abusers went unpunished.
We can’t stop tourists from flying here, but we can control where they stay and what they do.
The effects of a rapidly warming planet have reshaped the work of lifeguards, emergency responders and health officials.
The 49-page decision from the Hawaii Supreme Court hinges on amendments made to the state Constitution in 1978 to revive Hawaiian language and culture.
Eight schools applied for funding under a new state law aimed at expanding campus composting programs, but the DOE awarded the grant money to an engineering firm instead.
His handling of the TMT standoff exhibits paralysis and policy schizophrenia. Instead of confidence, we see chaos.
UPDATED: Only one Legislature-appointed member has attended a board meeting since February, making it hard for the Honolulu rail project to get routine business done.
The latest installment of Civil Beat’s public salary database includes employees of the Senate, House and Legislative Reference Bureau.
The percentage of Hawaii kids choosing out-of-state schools is significantly higher than the national average.
Their botched handling of the Mauna Kea telescope project ought to make us all cynical about Hawaii’s ability to manage any big, new projects.
Voting rights, fair elections and a crisis of confidence in government are as relevant now as they were during the tumultuous 1960s and 1970s.