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Hawaii Hospitals Near ‘Worst Case Scenario’ As Officials Try To Rein In Labor Day Gatherings Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Hawaii Hospitals Near ‘Worst Case Scenario’ As Officials Try To Rein In Labor Day Gatherings

Gov. David Ige urged people to comply with Covid safety measures including wearing masks and maintaining social distance over the three-day weekend.

 

How The Hawaii Supreme Court Has Shaped Policing In The State Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

How The Hawaii Supreme Court Has Shaped Policing In The State

Recent rulings have built on decades of precedent in Hawaii that protects individuals from unreasonable government intrusions.

Senate Confirms Sonja McCullen To Intermediate Court Of Appeals Screenshot

Senate Confirms Sonja McCullen To Intermediate Court Of Appeals

A Honolulu deputy prosecuting attorney will be the first Native Hawaiian appointed to a Hawaii appellate court in decades.

Hawaii Supreme Court Hears Arguments Over County Police Jurisdiction Screenshot

Hawaii Supreme Court Hears Arguments Over County Police Jurisdiction

The ability of counties to render aid to each other is also at issue in the case that stems from protests over the Thirty Meter Telescope in 2019.

New Appeals Court Nominee Advances To Final Senate Vote Screenshot

New Appeals Court Nominee Advances To Final Senate Vote

Sonja McCullen easily cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday.

Hawaii Senate Committee Considers A New Nominee For Appeals Court Screenshot

Hawaii Senate Committee Considers A New Nominee For Appeals Court

Sonja McCullen’s nomination to the Intermediate Court of Appeals is already proceeding more smoothly than the last candidate.

Report: More Than 87% Of State Workers Fully Vaccinated Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Report: More Than 87% Of State Workers Fully Vaccinated

Eleven state workers were placed on leave for not complying with Hawaii’s vaccine mandate.

Hawaii’s Vaccine Mandate For State Lawmakers Is Unusual Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

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.