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Hawaii Gears Up — Again — For Olivia AP

Hawaii Gears Up — Again — For Olivia

UPDATED: The entire state is now under a tropical storm warning as leaders encourage residents to be on guard.

Honolulu And Its Train-Maker In Dispute Over Project Delays Anthony Quintano / Civil Beat

Honolulu And Its Train-Maker In Dispute Over Project Delays

Ansaldo’s 2016 claim — which came to light Thursday — is the latest spat between the city and the firm building the rail cars and communications system.

In Governor’s Race, Ige Has Huge Cash Advantage Over Tupola Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

In Governor’s Race, Ige Has Huge Cash Advantage Over Tupola

The incumbent emerged from a bruising primary battle with more than $206,000 on hand. The Republican challenger has $11,700.

Lessons Learned From The Hurricane That Just Missed Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lessons Learned From The Hurricane That Just Missed Hawaii

Lane didn’t leave the devastation that many feared it would. It did leave Hawaii with a new standard for storm preparation.

Hurricane Closes Hawaii’s Harbors, Freezing A Fragile Supply Chain Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hurricane Closes Hawaii’s Harbors, Freezing A Fragile Supply Chain

If Hurricane Lane strikes Oahu, officials say they have a plan in place to clear roads for emergency access as soon as possible.

Hawaii Prepares As A Fearsome Storm Nears Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Hawaii Prepares As A Fearsome Storm Nears

UPDATED: Lane — potentially the most destructive storm Hawaii has faced in 26 years — is now a Category 4 hurricane.

Oahu Placed On Hurricane Watch As Storm Approaches NASA

Oahu Placed On Hurricane Watch As Storm Approaches

UPDATED: Maui is also under a watch, while a more-imminent hurricane warning is in effect for the Big Island.

The Primary Is Over So What’s Ahead For The General Election? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Primary Is Over So What’s Ahead For The General Election?

Still need your political fix? Critical questions will face Hawaii voters in November.

Josh Green Prevails In Democratic Lieutenant Governor Race Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Josh Green Prevails In Democratic Lieutenant Governor Race

Super PAC funding helped state Sen. Josh Green gain a significant advertising edge over state Sen. Jill Tokuda in the lead-up to the election.

State Fines Pro-Hanabusa Super PAC $3,000 Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

State Fines Pro-Hanabusa Super PAC $3,000

The fine, levied against upstart super PAC Defend Hawaii Now, comes amid a last-minute spending push in the days before the primary election.

Do New Pro-Hanabusa Ads Violate State Campaign Rules? Defend Hawaii Now

Do New Pro-Hanabusa Ads Violate State Campaign Rules?

The independent PAC, Defend Hawaii Now, has not disclosed any financial information with the state.

Carpenters Union Pumps $3 Million Into Hawaii’s Primary Race Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Carpenters Union Pumps $3 Million Into Hawaii’s Primary Race

The union’s super PAC is flexing its political muscle in support of Colleen Hanabusa for governor and Josh Green for lieutenant governor.