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A Civil Beat review found that Honolulu police officers killed at least 29 people in the past decade, at least 11 more cases than are listed in HPD’s use of force reports.
New data on race shows that Native Hawaiians — previously lumped in with other Pacific Islanders — aren’t currently experiencing higher rates of COVID-19.
The plans includes continuing bombing practice on the uninhabited island of Farallon de Medinilla.
For decades, Hawaii lawmakers have protected officers with misconduct records from public scrutiny that’s normal in many other states.
With more #BlackLivesMatter protests planned for this week, those in the local black community say Hawaii isn’t exempt from racism.
Many immigrants from the Philippines have to decide between saving money to survive unemployment or sending it to relatives.
Lack of data about how many Native Hawaiians have coronavirus is indicative of a broader problem, advocates say.
But Native Hawaiian-owned businesses are less dependent on tourism than non-Native Hawaiian owned businesses, the survey found.
The economic aspects of the Compacts of Free Association are expiring and the U.S. wants to renegotiate the terms this year.