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Chad Blair

City Council Approves Dave Matlin To Honolulu Fire Commission Screenshot

City Council Approves Dave Matlin To Honolulu Fire Commission

But the new commissioner says he will abstain from the current deadlock over hiring a new fire chief.

Chad Blair: Do We Really Want Deadly Drones Based In Hawaii? Courtesy: S. Uyeno

Chad Blair: Do We Really Want Deadly Drones Based In Hawaii?

The unmanned aerial vehicles augur the future of warfare, but the cost to civilians is hardly negligible.

Hawaii Judiciary Postpones Jury Trials Until Nov. 16

Hawaii Judiciary Postpones Jury Trials Until Nov. 16

It comes in response to the current status of Covid-19 cases.

Can This Venerable Makiki Heights Home Be Transformed Into A Filmmaking Hub? NMG Network

Can This Venerable Makiki Heights Home Be Transformed Into A Filmmaking Hub?

A new and networked nonprofit seeks to raise $15 million to buy Spalding House from the Honolulu Museum of Art.

Coffee, Macadamia Protections Sought By Hawaii’s DC Reps Stewart Yerton/Civil Beat/2020

Coffee, Macadamia Protections Sought By Hawaii’s DC Reps

The federal legislation would enable research funding to be used to address current and emerging threats to the crops.

Biden Nominates Hawaii AG Connors To Be US Attorney Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

Biden Nominates Hawaii AG Connors To Be US Attorney

Sens. Schatz and Hirono praise the pick, which requires Senate approval.

Hawaii Book & Music Festival Kicks Off Friday HBMF

Hawaii Book & Music Festival Kicks Off Friday

The 16th annual event will be virtual once again this year.

Come October, Phone Calls In Hawaii Will Require Area Code Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

Come October, Phone Calls In Hawaii Will Require Area Code

The FCC ordered the change to accommodate calls to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

Veteran Hawaii Republican John Carroll Dead At 91 Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat/2018

Veteran Hawaii Republican John Carroll Dead At 91

He served the local GOP as party chair and in the state Legislature.