Pacific Islanders — not including Native Hawaiians — make up 30% of Hawaii’s coronavirus cases but only 4% of the population.
Office of Hawaiian Affairs incumbents are seeing strong challenges in some seats.
A new study shows the impacts of a 2015 decision to cut health insurance for some of the state’s poorest and sickest residents.
Buoyed by the activism around TMT and a rare open seat, nearly a dozen people have entered the Hawaii island race to serve on the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees.
A surge in Native Hawaiian activism has led to a packed field in the race for seats on the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees.
Immigrants and people who don’t speak English have had a hard time accessing unemployment benefits.
The police chief has repeatedly said the department doesn’t need broad-based reform.
The state Supreme Court decision came more than two decades after the original suit was first filed. Nearly 400 original plaintiffs have died since then.