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Will Hawaii Legislature Reverse Ige’s Suspension Of The Public Records Law? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Will Hawaii Legislature Reverse Ige’s Suspension Of The Public Records Law?

The governor’s order has been in effect since March, but it’s unclear if lawmakers will do anything about it next session despite their opposition to it.

Saving Hawaii’s Koa Industry — And The Environment Denby Fawcett/Civil Beat

Saving Hawaii’s Koa Industry — And The Environment

Updated: The private sector and state are coming together to ensure an abundance of koa far into the future.

Police Fatally Shoot Windward Oahu Man Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Police Fatally Shoot Windward Oahu Man

The male suspect was wanted in connection to an ongoing kidnapping case.

Federal Aid Means Hawaii Will Avoid State Worker Furloughs — For Now Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Federal Aid Means Hawaii Will Avoid State Worker Furloughs — For Now

The new round of federal relief could bring millions of dollars to Hawaii’s agencies and struggling residents.

University of Hawaii Faculty Union Sues Ige Over Furlough Plans

University of Hawaii Faculty Union Sues Ige Over Furlough Plans

Gov. David Ige said Wednesday that furloughs for state workers — which were set to begin in January — are being delayed, but he hasn’t given a new start date.

Hawaiian Homes Commission Forwards Gambling Bill To The Governor Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaiian Homes Commission Forwards Gambling Bill To The Governor

The proposal must still win approval from Gov. David Ige and the Legislature before becoming law.

Hawaiian Homes Commission Airs Concerns Over Kapolei Casino Proposal Flickr: Liji Jinaraj

Hawaiian Homes Commission Airs Concerns Over Kapolei Casino Proposal

UPDATED: The commission will decide whether to send the proposal to the Legislature at a meeting on Tuesday.

Aloha Stadium Won’t Host Events For The Foreseeable Future Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Aloha Stadium Won’t Host Events For The Foreseeable Future

The University of Hawaii is already considering alternate sites such as high school stadiums for the 2021 football season.

A Casino In Kapolei? New Proposal Would Allow Limited Gambling

A Casino In Kapolei? New Proposal Would Allow Limited Gambling

The measure under consideration by the Hawaiian Homes Commission would allow casino gambling on DHHL lands in Kapolei.