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Hawaii Gov Releases $46M for Hospitals, Prisons, New Nanakuli Library PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Hawaii Gov Releases $46M for Hospitals, Prisons, New Nanakuli Library

Gov. Neil Abercrombie has released $46 million for capital improvement projects ranging from repairing the roof of the State Capitol…
Two Oregon Counties Vote to Ban GMO Crops

Two Oregon Counties Vote to Ban GMO Crops

Residents of two Oregon counties have passed voter initiatives banning the growing of genetically engineered crops. Reuters reported Wednesday…
More of Hawaii’s Veterans Are Homeless Compared With Nearly Every Other State

More of Hawaii’s Veterans Are Homeless Compared With Nearly Every Other State

It’s no surprise that Hawaii is home to many military retirees. But…
Hawaii Has $52M in Unspent Funds for Drinking Water Projects

Hawaii Has $52M in Unspent Funds for Drinking Water Projects

EPA conducts management study to figure out why money is languishing despite $1 billion need.
Abercrombie Signs Bill to Protect 665 Acres at Turtle Bay Resort Courtesy of Gov. Neil Abercrombie

Abercrombie Signs Bill to Protect 665 Acres at Turtle Bay Resort

Hawaii Sens. David Ige and Clayton Hee seize the opportunity to tout their records as they campaign for higher office.

Report Finds 48% of Hawaii Homes Purchased With Cash in First Quarter

A new study on home sales in Hawaii found that nearly half of all homes sold in the first…
Hawaii Dept of Health Study Finds Low Levels of Pesticides in Streams Sophie Cocke/Civil Beat

Hawaii Dept of Health Study Finds Low Levels of Pesticides in Streams

The report found the highest number of pesticides in streams in urban Oahu.
Hawaii Officials Applaud Selection of Hawaii for 2016 World Conservation Congress PF Bentley

Hawaii Officials Applaud Selection of Hawaii for 2016 World Conservation Congress

  The International Union for Conservation of Nature has chosen Hawaii as the location for the 2016 World Conservation Congress,…
What’s the Future of Kakaako? ThinkTech Hawaii Hosts Forum Downtown Today ©PF Bentley

What’s the Future of Kakaako? ThinkTech Hawaii Hosts Forum Downtown Today

ThinkTech Hawaii is hosting a forum on Kakaako development today from 11:30am to 1:30pm at the downtown YWCA. The…
How Much Responsibility Should Hawaii Have for Accidents on Public Trails? Flickr: Maria Ly

How Much Responsibility Should Hawaii Have for Accidents on Public Trails?

Hawaii law leaves the state more vulnerable to lawsuits than California or Colorado for recreational accidents.

More Proof that Honolulu Is A Really Expensive Place to Buy a Home

Two recent studies of homeownership in the U.S. have bad news for anyone who wants to live in Honolulu…