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Limited-Purpose Driver’s Licenses To Start Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Limited-Purpose Driver’s Licenses To Start

A bill passed by the Hawaii Legislature last year allows also allows limited-purpose instructional permits and provisional driver’s licenses for teens.
Hawaii: 2nd Fewest Gun Dealers Per Capita Flickr.com

Hawaii: 2nd Fewest Gun Dealers Per Capita

Latest federal data finds 68,000 dealers nationwide, but just 140 in the islands.
Hawaii Renters Among Most Cost-Burdened Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Renters Among Most Cost-Burdened

The Aloha State has the second-largest share of renters in the country who pay more than 30 percent of their income on rent.
Three Hawaii Hospitals Penalized by Feds Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Three Hawaii Hospitals Penalized by Feds

Maui Memorial Medical Center, Pali Momi Medical Center and Wahiawa General Hospital will be docked Medicare payments for safety concerns.
Genetically Engineered Salmon Opposed Pixabay

Genetically Engineered Salmon Opposed

American and Japanese organizations say it could pose risks to consumers and the environment.
When Wildlife And Aircraft Collide in Hawaii

When Wildlife And Aircraft Collide in Hawaii

Over the last quarter-century, 3,573 such collisions have been reported in the islands, with Kauai leading the way, according to federal data.
Hawaii Gets A D+ For Integrity Krzysztof Urbanowicz/Flickr

Hawaii Gets A D+ For Integrity

Despite the grade from Center for Public Integrity, the state got the fourth-highest ranking in the country.
Visitor Arrivals Set September Record PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Visitor Arrivals Set September Record

Through September, spending is up 2.6 percent compared to last yeart.
Ouch: An Eel Bite Is ‘Like a Knife’ Cutting Into You Wikipedia

Ouch: An Eel Bite Is ‘Like a Knife’ Cutting Into You

Emergency responders think a Waikiki surfer who sustained serious injuries to his foot was bitten by an eel, not attacked by a shark.
Study: Large Cane Burns Linked to Acute Respiratory Distress Courtesy of Maui Tomorrow Foundation

Study: Large Cane Burns Linked to Acute Respiratory Distress

A Maui Department of Health official says field burning should be limited to 75 acres or less at a time.  
Battleship Museums Team Up Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Battleship Museums Team Up

The USS Missouri serves as a museum in Pearl Harbor, while the Yamato didn't survive World War II.
More People Cheat on Drug Tests in Hawaii

More People Cheat on Drug Tests in Hawaii

Data from workplace drug tests show positive results for marijuana and methamphetamine use have decreased.