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Oahu Goes Back To Stay-At-Home Order While Virus Testing Ramps Up Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Oahu Goes Back To Stay-At-Home Order While Virus Testing Ramps Up

The federal government is providing up to 5,000 free COVID-19 tests per day for the next two weeks.

Alm To Kau: Ask Me For A Job When I’m Elected Prosecutor

Alm To Kau: Ask Me For A Job When I’m Elected Prosecutor

The candidates for Honolulu prosecutor sparred in a debate on Monday.

Beaches, Parks, Trails Closed? Honolulu Mayor’s COVID-19 Rules Defy Science, Experts Say Claire Caulfield/Civil Beat

Beaches, Parks, Trails Closed? Honolulu Mayor’s COVID-19 Rules Defy Science, Experts Say

Epidemiologists say keeping beaches, parks and hiking trails shut down without justification could backfire, driving people indoors and increasing distrust in government at a critical time.

Honolulu Police Officer Awaiting Trial For Domestic Abuse PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Honolulu Police Officer Awaiting Trial For Domestic Abuse

The woman reported that an HPD officer assaulted her, destroyed her phone and harassed her.

Two New Honolulu Police Commissioners Confirmed By City Council Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Two New Honolulu Police Commissioners Confirmed By City Council

One vacancy remains on the commission charged with providing oversight of the Honolulu Police Department.

Caldwell Files To Officially Replace Corporation Counsel Under Investigation Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Caldwell Files To Officially Replace Corporation Counsel Under Investigation

Donna Leong submitted her resignation over a month ago, but the city never shared the news.

Ironworkers, Teamsters Back Keith Amemiya For Honolulu Mayor Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ironworkers, Teamsters Back Keith Amemiya For Honolulu Mayor

Amemiya announces more union support as his opponent secures the backing of former candidate Colleen Hanabusa.

Colleen Hanabusa Endorses Rick Blangiardi For Honolulu Mayor Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Colleen Hanabusa Endorses Rick Blangiardi For Honolulu Mayor

The longtime Democrat chose the more conservative Blangiardi over self-proclaimed Democrat Keith Amemiya.

Honolulu Mayor: Blangiardi And Amemiya Advance To Runoff Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Mayor: Blangiardi And Amemiya Advance To Runoff

The two former businessmen, both in their first foray into politics, are headed to the Nov. 3 general election