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The tuition cuts are part of a new tuition schedule that will also freeze other rates through 2023.
The measure also includes $2 million to temporarily house 248 additional Hawaii inmates at a private prison in Arizona.
UPDATED: Proposed new tuition rates being considered by the Board of Regents seek to reverse declines in graduate student enrollment.
A bill on the governor’s desk seeks to bail the associations out of legal jeopardy and clarify they can take away property even if their bylaws don’t say so.
A private developer wants to “get some of the homeless people off the streets.” Maili residents are concerned about traffic and infrastructure.
The settlement stems from a 2014 incident in which two Big Island corrections officers allegedly assaulted an inmate.
The state House adjourned while highlighting its successes. The Senate, meanwhile, is left reflecting on its compromises and splits.
House Bill 1383 would remove criminal penalties for possessing three grams or less of pakalolo.
House Bill 1248 to implement an all-mail voting system and Senate Bill 216 to mandate recounts will now go to Gov. David Ige’s desk for a final approval.
One lawmaker says the bill was too complex to pass this year. But another says the political will still just isn’t there.
A groundbreaking bill to collect revenue from real estate investment trusts moves ahead, but a plan to tax vacation rentals falls short.