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Hirono ‘Appalled’ By Conditions At The Border Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Hirono ‘Appalled’ By Conditions At The Border

The Hawaii senator choked up recalling photos of a dead father and daughter.

Chad Blair: City Prosecutor Job May Draw Crowded Field Of Candidates Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: City Prosecutor Job May Draw Crowded Field Of Candidates

In the wake of the Kealoha corruption imbroglio, the issue of integrity will dominate the 2020 campaign.

Another Confirmed Case Of Rat Lungworm

Another Confirmed Case Of Rat Lungworm

A Big Island visitor has the disease, the sixth case so far this year.

Marijuana To Be Decriminalized In Hawaii Come Jan. 11 Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Marijuana To Be Decriminalized In Hawaii Come Jan. 11

The new law will make possession of 3 grams or less of pot punishable by a $130 fine.

Ige, Other Govs Oppose Trump Mileage Standards Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige, Other Govs Oppose Trump Mileage Standards

“Strong vehicle standards protect our communities from unnecessary air pollution and fuel costs,” they state.

Bikini Mayor Details Plans For Big Island Land

Bikini Mayor Details Plans For Big Island Land

If the necessary permits are granted, 1-acre lots could be sold to interested buyers.

Chad Blair: Where Did All The Beards And ‘Staches Go On Hawaii Politicians? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: Where Did All The Beards And ‘Staches Go On Hawaii Politicians?

Gov. Ige sports a moustache, but most of our elected officials prefer the clean shave.

Manoa Falls Trail To Close Part-Time For Work DLNR

Manoa Falls Trail To Close Part-Time For Work

The periodic closures will allow for path widening and fixing a staircase.

Debates Over, But Gabbard’s Poll Numbers Still Dismal

Debates Over, But Gabbard’s Poll Numbers Still Dismal

Sens. Harris and Warren, meanwhile, see big gains while Biden’s popularity drops.

PMG Now Owns 20 Hawaii Radio Stations Flickr: Museokeskus Vapriikki

PMG Now Owns 20 Hawaii Radio Stations

It just acquired Ohana Broadcasting Company’s four Honolulu stations.

Ige Names New Budget And Finance Director

Ige Names New Budget And Finance Director

Neal Miyahira worked at the Department of Taxation as deputy director.

Improvements Made To Hawaii Capitol Website

Improvements Made To Hawaii Capitol Website

They include the addition of Session Laws of Hawaii going back to statehood.