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A council committee votes unanimously for the former city transportation director and congressional chief of staff to fill in until the Ozawa-Waters special election.
Native Hawaiian activists sharply criticized their actions, but not everyone agrees on how best to respond to members of the obscure “Polynesian Kingdom of Atooi.”
Gov. David Ige and election officials announce plans for the special election after the November results were invalidated by the Supreme Court.
Officials worry that if the shutdown drags on too long, landlords will be reluctant to accept Section 8 housing vouchers in the future.
The internal audit is supposed to identify areas where the Office of Hawaiian Affairs might be vulnerable to fraud and waste.
Thousands of people in the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands are still waiting to rebuild their homes after Super Typhoon Yutu.
Hawaii homelessness has decreased two years in a row, said Scott Morishige, but legislators contend the administration isn’t spending money fast enough.
Thousands are still homeless and some have left the Northern Mariana Islands after the most powerful storm of 2018 devastated the U.S. commonwealth.
They say the policy is a “good first step” that meets many national best practices, but it lacks an appeals process and requires secrecy even after cases are resolved.
The casino previously received a hefty OSHA fine for hazardous workplace conditions and was cited for paying workers less than the minimum wage.
Micronesians face language and cultural barriers when seeking medical care, and are far less likely to have insurance coverage.