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As Hawaii’s statewide homelessness numbers start to dip, a former federal official tells lawmakers to keep doing what they’re doing.
The problem is concentrated on Oahu where the unsheltered population has been growing for a decade.
Low pay, insufficient training and high turnover contribute to a permitting department that can’t keep up, the auditor found.
The Board of Water Supply failed to notify state health officials about a sediment discharge for 15 days, according to the state health department.
The Ethics Commission is considering a zero-tolerance policy on “tokens of aloha.”
The city agency charged with regulating Oahu’s liquor industry is struggling to fill positions. It’s been a problem for at least 15 years.
A military veteran and community leader wants to represent the West Oahu district she has called home for over 20 years.
For those convicted of abusing public office, the pension payments don’t stop at the guilty verdict.
Lt. Gov. Josh Green called for the immediate halt of sweeps, but Honolulu says it will continue pushing homeless people out of public areas.