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UH Law Professor To Serve In Biden Administration

UH Law Professor To Serve In Biden Administration

Maxine Burkett has been appointed a senior advisor with the Office of the Special Presidential Envoy for Climate.

Panel To Examine Audit Of Agribusiness Development Corp Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Panel To Examine Audit Of Agribusiness Development Corp

The appointed House committee members will also investigate the audit of the DLNR’s Special Land Development Fund.

Chad Blair: The Tales Of Two Hawaii Trailblazers

Chad Blair: The Tales Of Two Hawaii Trailblazers

New books chronicle the lives and views of Pat Saiki and Mazie Hirono.

DOH Fines Waipahu Care Home Owner $828K Cory Lum/Civil Beat

DOH Fines Waipahu Care Home Owner $828K

Island Promise Homes was operating without a license.

Ige To Select Nominee For Intermediate Court of Appeals Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2016

Ige To Select Nominee For Intermediate Court of Appeals

Meanwhile, the Hawaii chief justice is seeking input on Oahu Family Court applicants.

Hawaii Marks World Oceans Day With 9 New Laws To Protect Sharks And Marine Life Credit: NOAA Fisheries

Hawaii Marks World Oceans Day With 9 New Laws To Protect Sharks And Marine Life

The measures cover a range of issues focused on ocean conservation, resource management, regulation and enforcement.

Chad Blair: Tulsi Gabbard Has Been Making Headlines Again And Fox News Is Listening Screenshot

Chad Blair: Tulsi Gabbard Has Been Making Headlines Again And Fox News Is Listening

The former Hawaii congresswoman has faded from public view in the islands. But she’s making waves again nationally.

Chad Blair: How Hawaii Helped Lead The Fight For Marriage Equality PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: How Hawaii Helped Lead The Fight For Marriage Equality

An important new book, “The Engagement,” vividly chronicles the civil rights struggle that began in the islands and spread across the nation.

Biden Signs COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act Into Law Courtesy: Sen. Mazie Hirono/2021

Biden Signs COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act Into Law

U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono was a lead sponsor of the landmark legislation.