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The result has been bittersweet. Stream water was restored to his East Maui land three years ago, but so many others gave up traditional taro farming during the long battle.
The Honolulu Public Housing Authority has sent out nearly 14,000 letters, but some advocates fear people won’t understand their importance.
Both legislative chambers appear to agree there should be no statute of limitations in child sex abuse cases, but the measure may still be in trouble.
In the state as a whole, people at many income levels who rent — not just low-income residents — face a shortage of rental housing.
After being outpolled by Trevor Ozawa by margins of 22 and 41 votes in prior contests, Tommy Waters won by 1,004 in the special election.
More than 32,700 people have already cast ballots in the race to represent East Honolulu.
The native of Chuuk, Micronesia fought for social justice for Pacific Islanders in Hawaii and beyond.
The Office of Hawaiian Affairs hasn’t received an increase in revenues from the ceded trust lands in more than a decade.