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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.
It’s unknown whether the increase will cover a backlog of maintenance and improvements at the 16 small boat harbors.
The state Land Use Commission gave the city until then to find a new site for a landfill, which has been an issue on Oahu’s Leeward Coast for decades.
The change from Oahu is meant to allow more residents of the Big Island to be heard by the regents.
A majority of lawmakers surveyed by Civil Beat support construction of the telescope — but with a lot of caveats and uncertainty about how to proceed.
Harry Kim’s plan for resolving the TMT standoff makes few new promises, but offers Native Hawaiians a larger voice in determining the future of the mountain.
As chief executive officer of the Hawaii State Energy Office, Scott Glenn will play an important role in achieving the state’s renewable energy goals.
The state Attorney General’s office found insufficient evidence to press charges over the February shooting of a homeless man.
The state attorney general sent the Office of Hawaiian Affairs a subpoena Thursday, but is unlikely to get any information that won’t already become public next week.
The Department of Environmental Services never got the word UH West Oahu should be billed, and now is working with the university to come up with an accurate estimate for the retroactive sewer charges.
The Hawaii Campaign Spending Commission investigated the PAC for vast discrepancies between its campaign reports and bank records.
Maui prosecutors cited Hawaii’s use of force law, which allows deadly force to be used by law enforcement against escaping jail or prison detainees.
The protesters say they are being vilified in an attempt to discredit the Mauna Kea movement.