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A Sierra Club lawsuit says 38 privately owned tanks need to be upgraded.
Plans to intensify bombing and extend undersea training and testing could harm whales and dolphins, environmentalists fear.
A Honolulu laboratory can begin testing the products that will be sold to medical marijuana patients.
The Section 8 program, which administers federal money, isn’t doing enough to prevent fraud and recruit landlords, a city audit found.
The Legislature recently extended its prohibition on counties requiring sprinklers in single-family homes and duplexes.
Previous efforts to require high-rises to have fire sprinklers have failed, in part due to the cost of installing them.
Some 27,000 gallons of fuel spilled at the Red Hill facility in 2014. City, state and federal officials aren’t satisfied with all the steps taken since then.
The commission’s former executive director often tangled with Mayor Caldwell’s administration. Now new director Jan Yamane has big plans for change.
Some people are skeptical of a man with a criminal past who says he wants to sell his multimillion-dollar Kahala home and give $200,000 to a foundation to help working homeless families.
Developers can build higher and denser as long as the city finds that their projects promote “transit-enhanced neighborhoods.”