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Christina Jedra

Honolulu To Pay $10 Million To Family Of Man Killed By Driver Fleeing Police Hawaii News Now

Honolulu To Pay $10 Million To Family Of Man Killed By Driver Fleeing Police

Three people died, and four others were injured, in the 2019 crash. The driver is now in prison.

Judge Orders Release Of All Body Camera Footage In Sykap Shooting Case Pool photo: Jamm Aquino/Honolulu Star-Advertiser 2021

Judge Orders Release Of All Body Camera Footage In Sykap Shooting Case

The ruling covers over 16 hours of footage taken from the cameras of 70 officers.

New Restrictions For Oahu Short-Term Rentals Advance To City Council Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

New Restrictions For Oahu Short-Term Rentals Advance To City Council

Two years after the passage of a short-term rental crackdown, the City Council will consider even tougher restrictions.

Years Before Indictments, Honolulu Permitting Department Was Warned About Corrupt Culture Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Years Before Indictments, Honolulu Permitting Department Was Warned About Corrupt Culture

A city watchdog had raised red flags for years about potential corruption in Honolulu’s planning and permitting department. 

Honolulu Forms Committee To Choose New Landfill Location Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Forms Committee To Choose New Landfill Location

Discussions about where to put Oahu’s newest landfill will kick off next week.

US House Passes Bill With Enhanced Standards For Red Hill Fuel Facility Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

US House Passes Bill With Enhanced Standards For Red Hill Fuel Facility

The bill passed ahead of a highly anticipated decision by the Hawaii health director on the World War II-era tanks, which have leaked into the area’s groundwater.

Honolulu Community Services Director Resigns

Honolulu Community Services Director Resigns

Deputy Director Joy Barua will serve as acting director of the department.

Four Years After A Toddler Died Of Scalding, Her Mother Still Seeks Answers Courtesy: Sassidy Curry

Four Years After A Toddler Died Of Scalding, Her Mother Still Seeks Answers

As the anniversary of her baby’s death approaches, a Las Vegas mother is renewing calls for answers and accountability.

Whistleblower Lawsuit Claims Hawaiian Airlines Covered Up Sexual Assaults, Security Failures Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Whistleblower Lawsuit Claims Hawaiian Airlines Covered Up Sexual Assaults, Security Failures

A Hawaiian Airlines spokesman called the allegations “stunningly inaccurate.”