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Ballot Questions Could Bolster Ethics Watchdog’s Staffing And Spending Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ballot Questions Could Bolster Ethics Watchdog’s Staffing And Spending

Oahu voters are being asked to make changes to the Honolulu Ethics Commission.

Steve Alm Banks On Message Of ‘Trust’ In First TV Spot

Steve Alm Banks On Message Of ‘Trust’ In First TV Spot

He is running against Megan Kau for Honolulu prosecutor. Also, there are new ads in the Honolulu mayoral contest.

Voters Will Have Their Say On A Proposed Honolulu Youth Commission Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Voters Will Have Their Say On A Proposed Honolulu Youth Commission

If approved by voters this year, the new panel would advise the mayor and Council on issues critical to younger residents such as climate change.

Hawaii Carpenters Super PAC Backs Blangiardi In TV Spot

Hawaii Carpenters Super PAC Backs Blangiardi In TV Spot

The political action committee formerly known as PRP supported Caldwell in the 2012 mayoral race.

Chad Blair: Why Politics In Hawaii May Never Be The Same Again Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: Why Politics In Hawaii May Never Be The Same Again

Voters will demand competent leaders that talk straight and act decisively, while revenue losses will force unenviable budgetary decisions.

In New TV Ad, Amemiya Compares Blangiardi To Trump

In New TV Ad, Amemiya Compares Blangiardi To Trump

The candidate also embraces the Democratic Party of Hawaii and buys more airtime than his mayoral opponent.

Survey: Hawaii Residents Give State Low Marks For COVID Response

Survey: Hawaii Residents Give State Low Marks For COVID Response

They are also wary of reopening to tourism even as they struggle to make ends meet and fear the pandemic’s long-term impact.

Hawaii Mourns The Death Of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Hawaii Mourns The Death Of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Gov. Ige orders flags lowered to half-staff to honor the late associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, who died Friday at age 87.

New Directors Named For Hawaii’s Labor Department Cory Lum/Civil Beat

New Directors Named For Hawaii’s Labor Department

Scott Murakami left the pandemic-beleaguered agency earlier this year.