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A major flood warning is in effect for all islands as Hurricane Lane draws nearer.
The spending plan approved by the Board of Regents won’t shrink an $848 million maintenance backlog. In fact, that will keep growing.
Unlike people born in other U.S. territories, they are not citizens but U.S. nationals. They do have a pathway to citizenship, however.
The turnout of 38.6 percent included 179,078 people who voted by mail or at early polling places.
The pattern of absentee voting is similar to the 2016 primary, which ended up having the lowest turnout in state history.
Waianae Coast cultural practitioners have long battled for the public’s right to visit parts of a military reservation.
On Oahu, about 70,000 mail ballots have been returned, and another 4,700 people have voted at walk-in polling places.
The U.S. Army, which says only about 1,200 elepaio birds remain on Oahu, proposes stepping up eradication efforts.