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The percentage of Hawaii kids choosing out-of-state schools is significantly higher than the national average.
Sen. Russell Ruderman, who owns health foods stores, was the only lawmaker to report more than $1 million in outside income last year. Several of his colleagues reported no income beyond their legislative salaries.
The ACLU recently published data that shows Hawaii issued more suspensions, on average, to students with disabilities than any other state in the U.S.
The bill to allow interisland transport of the medicine would have been especially helpful for patients on Molokai and Lanai, which have no dispensaries.
David Ige’s office says he does not keep track of his visitors, raising transparency concerns.
Panelists at a recent Civil Beat event discussed efforts to improve pedestrian safety on the island.
The city is working to better serve densely populated neighborhoods as Honolulu’s Bulky Item Pickup Pilot continues.
Stationed on Oahu since 2004, the Hi’ialakai played a key role in monitoring deep-sea wildlife and cleaning up fishing debris.
Bill 31 would have restricted the Honolulu Police Department from aiding federal immigration authorities.
Education officials hope this results in more graduating seniors enrolling in college this year, especially those from low-income families.
A proposal would prevent police from honoring U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainment and information requests in many cases.
The council wants to overturn the Police Commission’s decision to pay for the former police chief’s defense in a public corruption trial.