Blaze Lovell is a reporter for Honolulu Civil Beat. Previously, he was a reporting fellow and intern. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Born and raised on Oahu, he graduated from Pearl City High School in 2014 before migrating to the desert to study journalism. In his college years, Blaze served as the managing editor for UNLV’s paper, the Free Press, and also played rugby, which is like football without pads or rules.
The proposal follows House Speaker Scott Saiki’s call for the University of Hawaii to be ousted from its management role.
The deputy sheriff who shot Delmar Espejo is still employed by the state.
University of Hawaii President David Lassner plans to cut his own pay by 20%.
Stadium officials won’t put an opening date on the new stadium after seeing other projects in Hawaii stall.
Hawaii isn’t the only state worried that a governor’s emergency orders are in need of better oversight.
Updated: An emergency order from Hawaii’s governor has been in place since last spring that he says is necessary due to COVID-19.