The city’s Ethics Commission rightfully concluded that City Council members can legally take a lot of money from special interest groups.
Some states are insisting that people must be convicted of a crime before they lose their property.
In the rush to build a new prison, the Legislature is likely to shunt aside the work of a task force it created just last year.
On balance and when push comes to shove, money talks, and ethics walks.
As if they don’t have enough to do this session, legislative leaders seem intent on grabbing the power to reappoint state judges.
The Hawaii Supreme Court is considering whether privacy expectations preclude the police from gathering evidence of a crime by flying over your house.