With the nation entering a “dark winter” of the pandemic, it doesn’t make sense to hold off until the new year to change a state law.
The Hawaii Legislature must amend our new vote-by-mail law so the long lines we saw Tuesday do not happen again.
Most other police departments across the country prohibit this obvious problem. A new lawsuit illustrates why HPD needs to prevent officers from using their powers to settle personal scores.
Hawaii has a long history of cops behaving badly. The new oversight panel aims to address that, but it can’t without financial support.
It’s far more important to help people pay rent and other necessary expenses than to buy more ATVs for cops.
A charter amendment question this November asks whether the position should be capped at two four-year terms. We think they should.
The stay-at-home, work-at-home requirement is extended for two more weeks, but forget about taking your ohana to the beach during that time.
Hiding behind overblown privacy concerns, the governor’s health department won’t even let the auditor, city officials or lawmakers know what’s going on.