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Hawaii’s Vaccine Mandate For State Lawmakers Is Unusual Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii’s Vaccine Mandate For State Lawmakers Is Unusual

There’s no clear punishment for House lawmakers who disobey vaccine requirements, but senators could face expulsion.

University Not Liable For Death Of Construction Worker At Football Field, UH Official Says Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

University Not Liable For Death Of Construction Worker At Football Field, UH Official Says

Updated: UH also defended its decision to have two contractors finish work on the stadium rather than hiring a third.

Ige Lifts Suspension Of Hawaii’s Open Government Laws Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Ige Lifts Suspension Of Hawaii’s Open Government Laws

A new law also allows boards and commissions to meet remotely with members of the public even after emergency measures cease.

Ige Appoints Deputy Prosecutor To Intermediate Court Of Appeals

Ige Appoints Deputy Prosecutor To Intermediate Court Of Appeals

The new appointment comes a week after the governor’s last pick, Dan Gluck, was rejected by the Senate.

Cabinet Kala: Who Gets Campaign Cash From Top State Officials Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Cabinet Kala: Who Gets Campaign Cash From Top State Officials

Gov. David Ige has received $103,000 from his current and former cabinet members, who have also donated more than $86,000 to state and county lawmakers.

Council Members Call For Honolulu Rail Critic To Stay On HART Board Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Council Members Call For Honolulu Rail Critic To Stay On HART Board

Updated: The nomination of Joe Uno’s proposed replacement, Anthony Aalto, could go before the full City Council next week.

Rejection Of Ige’s Judicial Nominee Raises Questions Of Diversity In Hawaii Courts Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2017

Rejection Of Ige’s Judicial Nominee Raises Questions Of Diversity In Hawaii Courts

Far fewer than half of the state’s judges are women, and men still far outnumber women in the legal field and in applications for vacancies.

Green Has $600K In Campaign Cash More Than A Year Before Election Day Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Green Has $600K In Campaign Cash More Than A Year Before Election Day

Updated: Former Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell raised $9,000 during the first half of this year for a total of $509,000.

Senate Rejects Dan Gluck’s Appointment To Intermediate Court Of Appeals Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Senate Rejects Dan Gluck’s Appointment To Intermediate Court Of Appeals

UPDATED: In a 17-6 vote, senators rejected Gluck’s appointment even after he asked the governor to withdraw his name Thursday morning.