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Why Are Sharks Attacking More People Than Ever in Hawaii? Lwp Kommunikáció/Flickr

Why Are Sharks Attacking More People Than Ever in Hawaii?

Marine biologists have been studying the clash of humans and sharks since two people were killed off the coast of Maui in 2013.
Hawaii’s Iconic Stairway to Heaven Might Finally Be Coming Down Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Hawaii’s Iconic Stairway to Heaven Might Finally Be Coming Down

Board of Water Supply officials say they're moving forward to remove the famous staircase, but advocates are still hoping to find a way to save it.
Complaints Spur Closer Look at Hawaii Animal Quarantine Station Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Complaints Spur Closer Look at Hawaii Animal Quarantine Station

Critics say it's unnecessarily expensive to move to the islands with pets, and some cite substandard conditions at the state quarantine station.
Free App Could Help People Find Accessible Parking for Disabled Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Free App Could Help People Find Accessible Parking for Disabled

It will display photos of accessible parking spaces at parks, airports, government offices, shopping malls and medical venues.
Why Did a Fatal Car Wreck Cost State Taxpayers $900,000? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Why Did a Fatal Car Wreck Cost State Taxpayers $900,000?

Even though a drunken driver veered into oncoming traffic, the AG's Office said the state was likely liable for not placing a barrier between opposing lanes of traffic.
Hawaii Tourism Authority Selects New President

Hawaii Tourism Authority Selects New President

George Szigeti will take over as president and CEO of the state's tourism agency.
Japanese American Who Fought Internment Recommended for Medal University Library. California State University, Sacramento

Japanese American Who Fought Internment Recommended for Medal

Hawaii Sen. Brian Schatz nominates Mitsuye Endo, a California woman imprisoned after the Pearl Harbor attack, for the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Candon Becomes Honolulu’s 32nd Sister City Courtesy of City of Honolulu

Candon Becomes Honolulu’s 32nd Sister City

Honolulu Major Kirk Caldwell signed the sister-city agreement with his counterpart from the city in the Philippines.
Senators Pass Resolutions Commending Tourism Industry PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Senators Pass Resolutions Commending Tourism Industry

Hawaii's Brian Schatz helped pass a resolution to recognize the role that tourism plays in the nation's economy.