Maxine Burkett has been appointed a senior advisor with the Office of the Special Presidential Envoy for Climate.
There is new hope for residents hoping to reroute Farrington Highway makai of Makaha Beach Park.
Federal funding is set to expire in September, and Gov. David Ige has asked commanders to draft plans scaling back operations.
Ke māhuahua aʻe nei ka nui o nā kaʻa uila a he manaʻo ko nā alakaʻi o ka mokuʻāina e pau liʻiliʻi nā kaʻa wahie. Wahi a nā kamaʻāina kūʻai kaʻa, he pākela ka wikiwiki o ko lākou holomua.
The Hawaii governor is criticizing lawmakers’ failure to give the public or agencies a chance to comment before final votes on seven measures.
A volunteer project connected to the Movers & Shakas program led to paid internship opportunities for some public high school students.
But clean energy advocates and power producers are pushing back against new Honolulu City Council proposals meant to protect communities from large wind energy projects.
Some commissioners said they’re in favor of community input while reviewing police chief candidates, but they don’t want to take hiring recommendations from anyone.
The Hawaii Longline Association announced last year that it would voluntarily replace those leaders with less-lethal gear.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that its successful eradication effort marks the first time yellow crazy ants have been removed from such a large area in the U.S.
The sale of Lanai Today to billionaire Larry Ellison is raising concerns about journalistic integrity. But it may have saved Lanai from becoming a news desert.
The search comes as Honolulu’s police commission also is recruiting a new police chief. But the selection processes are playing out much differently.
Hawaii’s chief executive talks about his veto rationale, the growing economy, easing travel restrictions and whether state leaders will agree to extend the taxes used to pay for Honolulu rail.
Hope Treatment Services says Kauai County prevented it from meeting a deadline to open the inpatient drug treatment center.
Lt. Gov. Josh Green had publicly urged the governor to end the pre-travel testing requirement on July 1.
The laws are stricter now, but they still don’t go far enough to prevent supersized homes from spreading throughout Oahu’s older neighborhoods.
The university is developing a master plan to help address economic challenges undergraduates are facing.
Even if it were possible to isolate the number of deaths prevented through a lockdown, it’s hard to measure costs and benefits associated with coronavirus policies.
It would be a simple solution to help reduce neighbor-island traffic — and make life better for the locals there, a UH economist says.