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Civil Beat/HNN Poll: Hawaii Voters Really, Really Like Lt. Gov. Josh Green Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Civil Beat/HNN Poll: Hawaii Voters Really, Really Like Lt. Gov. Josh Green

But Gov. David Ige gets low marks as does Speaker Scott Saiki, the Legislature and former Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell.

Civil Beat/HNN Poll: Most People Surveyed In Hawaii Say They Will Get Vaccinated Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Civil Beat/HNN Poll: Most People Surveyed In Hawaii Say They Will Get Vaccinated

Only 12% say they have chosen not to be immunized for COVID-19. There is also support for vaccine passports and employer mandates.

Ritte, DeCoite Seek To Succeed English In State Senate

Ritte, DeCoite Seek To Succeed English In State Senate

The two faced off in a close primary election for DeCoite’s House seat in 2020.

Chad Blair: Marriage Equality Advocate Joins State Commission On Fatherhood Courtesy: Kelli Bullock Hergert of Kelli with an Eye Photography

Chad Blair: Marriage Equality Advocate Joins State Commission On Fatherhood

Jeff Esmond plans to draw on his own experience as a gay dad to help other families in similar situations.

Automatic Voter Registration Bill Nears Final Approval Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Automatic Voter Registration Bill Nears Final Approval

House and Senate conferees agreed on Wednesday to language in the legislation.

The Minimum Wage Bill Still Alive At The Hawaii Legislature Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Minimum Wage Bill Still Alive At The Hawaii Legislature

Senate Bill 793 would repeal the exemption of individuals with disabilities from minimum wage requirements.

Bill On Asian American Hate Crimes Expected To Pass Senate Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Bill On Asian American Hate Crimes Expected To Pass Senate

The legislation from Sen. Mazie Hirono is described as having rare bipartisan agreement in a highly partisan Congress.

Chad Blair: ‘Mount Trumpmore’ And Justice For Abused Cats On Maui Screenshot

Chad Blair: ‘Mount Trumpmore’ And Justice For Abused Cats On Maui

A Trump-loving website called Beach Broadcast is suing YouTube for taking down inflammatory videos.

Rep. Case Joins US House Problem Solvers Caucus Screenshot

Rep. Case Joins US House Problem Solvers Caucus

The bipartisan group is focused on “common sense solutions” to the nation’s toughest challenges.