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Opioid Makers, Distributors Sued By Hawaii AG Flickr: Sharyn Morrow

Opioid Makers, Distributors Sued By Hawaii AG

The legal action comes as a “necessary part” of the state’s response to a rise in opioid overdoses.

WalletHub: Hawaii Has 4th Worst State Economy

WalletHub: Hawaii Has 4th Worst State Economy

Washington state leads the nation while Alaska is dead last, says a new report.

TSA’s Tips To Prepare For Summer Travel Chad Blair/Civil Beat

TSA’s Tips To Prepare For Summer Travel

The forecast is for the busiest season on record at HNL.

Lawsuit: Protect Threatened Cauliflower Coral In Hawaii Flickr: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarter

Lawsuit: Protect Threatened Cauliflower Coral In Hawaii

The Trump administration is accused of failing to protect the species known as Ko’a in Hawaii.

Formby Named Head Of Pacific Resource Partnership Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Formby Named Head Of Pacific Resource Partnership

The former Honolulu City Councilman previously served on the board of the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation.

High Radiation Levels Found In Marshall Islands’ Shellfish U.S. Defense Special Weapons Agency

High Radiation Levels Found In Marshall Islands’ Shellfish

Researchers examined giant clams near a U.S. nuclear waste site.

State To Auction Off Navatek II, Other Impounded Boats DLNR

State To Auction Off Navatek II, Other Impounded Boats

Proceeds will be placed into the DLNR’s State Boating Special Fund.

Schatz: Make First Democratic Debate About Climate Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Schatz: Make First Democratic Debate About Climate

The U.S. senator and two colleagues have called on NBC and MSNBC to devote “a significant” amount of time to the issue.

Gabbard Continues To Poll Poorly In Presidential Field Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Gabbard Continues To Poll Poorly In Presidential Field

The Hawaii congresswoman has been stuck at just 1% among the Democratic contenders.

Chad Blair: Why Bikini Islanders Bought Land On The Big Island

Chad Blair: Why Bikini Islanders Bought Land On The Big Island

The Micronesians have been nomads since the U.S. tested nuclear weapons there in the 1940s and 1950s.

Hawaii AG Joins Group Suing Trump Over Health Care Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii AG Joins Group Suing Trump Over Health Care

Twenty-three cities and states want to block the administration’s rule alleged to allow discrimination.

Coalition Pressures Ige To Veto Airbnb Bill

Coalition Pressures Ige To Veto Airbnb Bill

A new television ad warns of legitimizing illegal vacation rentals.