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A New Direction For The Hawaii Supreme Court? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

A New Direction For The Hawaii Supreme Court?

Gov. David Ige will get a chance to name a new member to the state’s highest court with the retirement of Richard Pollack.

Kym Pine Touts ‘Strong, Passionate’ Leadership In Political Ad

Kym Pine Touts ‘Strong, Passionate’ Leadership In Political Ad

The candidate for mayor of Honolulu has just one TV commercial running but plans more.

Why ‘Mayor Mufi’ Wants To Be Mayor Mufi Again

Why ‘Mayor Mufi’ Wants To Be Mayor Mufi Again

The former Honolulu executive is betting that voters will want a tested leader in these testy times.

Chad Blair: Did You Hear About The White Supremacists In Aloha Shirts?

Chad Blair: Did You Hear About The White Supremacists In Aloha Shirts?

It’s no joke. Right-wing extremists known as boogaloos are showing up around the country wearing “Hawaiian” shirts, packing heat and raging for insurrection.

Hanabusa: There’s No Time For On-The-Job Training In A Crisis

Hanabusa: There’s No Time For On-The-Job Training In A Crisis

The candidate for mayor of Honolulu says her leadership has been tested over time, and that is what’s needed most in a pandemic.

Ige Sued Over Emergency Orders For COVID-19 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige Sued Over Emergency Orders For COVID-19

It’s the second complaint in a week alleging that Hawaii’s governor acted unconstitutionally in limiting travel.

HTA President And CEO Chris Tatum Stepping Down Cory Lum/Civil Beat

HTA President And CEO Chris Tatum Stepping Down

The development comes as Hawaii is in the middle of a tourism catastrophe.

Report On Bullying By State Senator Surfaces As Tension Mounts Over Hawaii Recovery Plan Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Report On Bullying By State Senator Surfaces As Tension Mounts Over Hawaii Recovery Plan

The state’s economic recovery plan appears to be falling victim to bad blood between Sen. Glenn Wakai and top tourism officials.

Civil Beat/HNN Poll: Retired Judge Enjoys Double-Digit Lead In Prosecutor’s Race

Civil Beat/HNN Poll: Retired Judge Enjoys Double-Digit Lead In Prosecutor’s Race

Steve Alm is out front so far. But two-thirds of Honolulu voters have not made up their minds and many have no idea who is running.