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Chad Blair

Chad Blair: You Think Ige Is Bad? At Least He Isn’t Cuomo www.governor.ny.gov

Chad Blair: You Think Ige Is Bad? At Least He Isn’t Cuomo

Hawaii’s governor is deeply unpopular. But when compared to other govs nationally, he’s really not that bad.

Pali Lanes Bowling Alley Closing For Good June 30 Denby Fawcett/Civil Beat

Pali Lanes Bowling Alley Closing For Good June 30

The pandemic is cited as having taken “its toll on us,” an owner says.

Help Wanted For Ethics, Campaign Spending Commissions

Help Wanted For Ethics, Campaign Spending Commissions

Vacancies on both are appointed by the governor from nominees submitted by the Judicial Council.

Chad Blair: A Lawmaker, A Bill And A Shark Named Laverne Alana Eagle/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: A Lawmaker, A Bill And A Shark Named Laverne

A Big Island legislator has pushed for seven years to protect sharks from the dangers of humans. Will this be the year?

Mazie Hirono Memoir To Be Published In April

Mazie Hirono Memoir To Be Published In April

It will chronicle her immigrant journey from Japan to Hawaii and all the way to the U.S. Senate.

Youth Correctional Facility Managers Receive Ethics Fines Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Youth Correctional Facility Managers Receive Ethics Fines

Mark Patterson and Darrell Bueno violated the state’s Fair Treatment Law.

Chad Blair: A New Conservative Voice Hopes To Persuade Islanders

Chad Blair: A New Conservative Voice Hopes To Persuade Islanders

Barefoot News Hawaii aims to fill an online media void and grow the local Republican Party.

Could Magic Mushrooms Be Permitted In Hawaii? Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Could Magic Mushrooms Be Permitted In Hawaii?

A bill before the Legislature would remove psilocybin from the federal register of Schedule I drugs.

Chad Blair: Are House Lawmakers Out To Get Josh Green? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: Are House Lawmakers Out To Get Josh Green?

A bill from the speaker and majority leader would forbid lieutenant governors from holding side jobs.