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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.
Updated: A national organization has volunteered to help the board in the meantime as members prepare to ask the Legislature for help again.
Former Public Safety Director Nolan Espinda retired in September.
State public safety boards have been shortchanged since they were put in place. But lawmakers suggest there may be little help in sight.
The race fell just outside of the threshold for an automatic recount.
The incident violated Hawaii’s Fair Treatment law.
Three-quarters of electric production came from petroleum and coal in 2019.
The lawmaker in charge of vetting judicial candidates noted Eddins’ vast legal experience.
The legal community heaped praise on Todd Eddins as state lawmakers examined how he might react to certain situations on the high court.