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In December, a federal judge is expected to decide whether Katherine Kealoha’s sentencing should be based on sentencing guidelines for deprivation of civil rights or obstruction of justice.
Three dozen participants in Honolulu’s fledgling Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion Program reduced their emergency room visits, interactions with police and nights spent unsheltered.
The family of Steven Hyer Jr. says police should have utilized a trained mental health negotiator rather than escalating to the point where Hyer was shot and killed.
The winners of the hackathon proposed giving beach toys a second life as a way to reduce visitors’ environmental footprint.
A growing number of tourism hot spots, ranging from Mallorca to Bhutan to New Zealand, are imposing new taxes and fees on visitors.
Will Haines is intent on protecting the endangered damselfly from frogs, fish and other predators.
Some 30% of Hawaii’s homeless suffer from a serious mental illness.