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Report: State Auditor Not In ‘Complete Compliance’ With Constitution Olelo Community Media

Report: State Auditor Not In ‘Complete Compliance’ With Constitution

State Auditor Les Kondo calls the investigation into his office “sneaky and underhanded.”

Leonardo DiCaprio Lends Support To Hawaii Bill Protecting Sharks

Leonardo DiCaprio Lends Support To Hawaii Bill Protecting Sharks

The actor and environmentalist says that shark populations “are critical to ocean health and resiliency.”

Chad Blair: Sen. Stanley Chang’s Harmful Remarks At An Anti-Hate Rally Suevon Lee/ Civil Beat

Chad Blair: Sen. Stanley Chang’s Harmful Remarks At An Anti-Hate Rally

The state senator is rightly under fire for illustrating the very same problems of racism and privilege he sought to denounce.

House Investigation Into Sharon Har Postponed Until Criminal Case Concludes

House Investigation Into Sharon Har Postponed Until Criminal Case Concludes

The state representative is charged with drunken driving and is also the subject of two complaints.

Chad Blair: Goodbye COVID-19, Hello Climate Change Blue Planet Foundation

Chad Blair: Goodbye COVID-19, Hello Climate Change

We appear on a promising road to recovery from the pandemic, but a far more existential threat to the planet persists.

‘Stop Asian Hate’ Rally And March At Hawaii State Capitol Saturday

‘Stop Asian Hate’ Rally And March At Hawaii State Capitol Saturday

It’s set for 10 a.m. and comes in the wake of the shootings in Atlanta.

Hawaii Senate Considering Recognition Of Micronesian Contributions Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Senate Considering Recognition Of Micronesian Contributions

Citing historical relationships and current hardships, the resolutions call for support of Compact of Free Association migrants.

Hawaii AAPI Democrats Back Iolani Graduate For Biden Post HUD

Hawaii AAPI Democrats Back Iolani Graduate For Biden Post

Updated: Former Gov. Ben Cayetano is among those wanting Nani Coloretti to run the Office of Management and Budget. And Sen. Mazie Hirono says she would be “a great director.”

Press Club Knocks Ige For Anti-Transparency Orders Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Press Club Knocks Ige For Anti-Transparency Orders

The governor received the Lava Tube dishonor for his suspension of Hawaii’s public records law.