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The US Senate’s Longest Vote In Modern History Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The US Senate’s Longest Vote In Modern History

The GOP blocked an effort by Democrats to restrict Trump’s authority for a war with Iran.

The Maui News Cancels Its Sunday Newspaper

The Maui News Cancels Its Sunday Newspaper

It will instead publish a Saturday “Weekender” edition.

Hawaii Senators Applaud High Court Ruling On Census Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Senators Applaud High Court Ruling On Census

The Trump administration sought to add a citizenship question to the 2020 count.

Kym Pine: ‘Strongly Considering’ Running For Mayor Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Kym Pine: ‘Strongly Considering’ Running For Mayor

The Honolulu City Councilwoman is reaching out for support and donations.

State Auditor Dings DLNR’s Special Land Fund Getty Images/iStockphoto

State Auditor Dings DLNR’s Special Land Fund

Absence of long-range planning leaves staff without “expertise, resources, and options” to effectively manage portfolio.

Illinois Becomes 11th State To Legalize Pot Flickr: Heath Alseike

Illinois Becomes 11th State To Legalize Pot

The action comes as Hawaii is poised to decriminalization marijuana possession.

Names Of 7 Oahu Plane Crash Victims Released Courtesy of KITV

Names Of 7 Oahu Plane Crash Victims Released

Eleven people total died in the Dillingham Airfield incident Friday.

Honolulu Hale Lit Up In Rainbow Colors

Honolulu Hale Lit Up In Rainbow Colors

It’s in recognition of Pride Month and the Stonewall riots.

Report: Trump Vetted Gabbard For Administration Job Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Report: Trump Vetted Gabbard For Administration Job

The newsite Axios reported that a background check was conducted on the Hawaii congresswoman.

Hawaii Joins States Blocking T-Mobile, Sprint Merger Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Hawaii Joins States Blocking T-Mobile, Sprint Merger

A multi-state lawsuit argues that the proposed union would increase costs for cell phone services.

Forbes: Hawaii’s Best Employer Is Hawaiian Airlines Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Forbes: Hawaii’s Best Employer Is Hawaiian Airlines

A market research company surveyed 80,000 Americans working for businesses with at least 500 employees.

Ige: Construction Of TMT On Mauna Kea Can Begin Office of the Governor

Ige: Construction Of TMT On Mauna Kea Can Begin

The Hawaii governor issued a “notice to proceed” on the giant telescope even as one protester is arrested.