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Clare Connors, who has worked for a Honolulu law firm since 2011 after serving as an assistant U.S. attorney, will face a Senate confirmation vote.
UPDATED: The Honolulu City Council begins the new year short a member, pending a Supreme Court ruling on the election result.
UPDATED: The state said Monday there were no inaccuracies in the vote count for the state Senate race or a Honolulu City Council seat.
The University of Hawaii Applied Research Laboratory is closing in on a new $80 million contract for cybersecurity and renewable energy research.
The Office of Hawaiian Affairs says the annual cap of $15.1 million is too low and that state agencies should do a better job reporting their revenues.
Hawaii health officials say the diary, which was fined for spilling nearly 8 million gallons of wastewater this summer, is pumping out nearly 800,000 gallons in the latest incident.
An investigation found a Kauai district manager falsified documents to favor a contractor, improperly accepted gifts and could have faced 165 counts of state ethics violations.
The state’s top technology official, Todd Nacapuy, was appointed by Gov. David Ige in 2015.
There used to be 160 dairies in Hawaii. Only two remain, and one plans to close, meaning Hawaii could end up importing all of its milk.
Brooke Wilson was a lobbyist for the carpenters union, which spent more than $1.1 million to support Green’s candidacy.
There is no public health threat from the discharge at the facility, which expects to start generating power by burning wood sometime in December.