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Two measures from Kirk Caldwell targeting homeless people in public places receive initial approval.
UPDATE: All four county police chiefs also switched positions on the bill, according to Honolulu Chief Susan Ballard.
The existing bans for sidewalks in business areas are insufficient to address public homelessness, the Honolulu mayor said.
In many other states, pamphlets with information about candidates and issues on the ballot are sent to voters before an election.
UPDATED: Now a congressional candidate, he was cited for using campaign funds from legislative races to pay personal expenses.
A rule change proposes to halt all federal funding to health care organizations that provide abortions.
Updated: Opponents spent nearly twice on lobbying and public relations as much as supporters in a failed attempt to derail the measure, according to state reports.
Founders of Pomaikai Elementary School believe their popular arts-focused learning program can serve as a model for other Hawaii schools.