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Hawaii Court To Decide Fate Of Fishermen Working In Terrible Conditions Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Hawaii Court To Decide Fate Of Fishermen Working In Terrible Conditions

The Supreme Court case centers on whether the state should continue granting foreign fishermen marine fishing licenses even though they can’t step foot on U.S. soil.

Forget Pirates, Illegal Fishermen Are Now Coast Guard’s Public Enemy No. 1 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Forget Pirates, Illegal Fishermen Are Now Coast Guard’s Public Enemy No. 1

The agency released a new strategic plan that will focus its efforts on stopping illegal fishing that officials say erodes national security and destroys economies.

Case On Coronavirus: ‘It’s Hard To Get It Right All The Time Every Single Day’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Case On Coronavirus: ‘It’s Hard To Get It Right All The Time Every Single Day’

The Hawaii congressman says he will not go public with his criticisms of the Ige administration or other public officials’ handling of the pandemic.

Honolulu Prosecutor Back On Job Amid Ongoing Investigation Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney's Office

Honolulu Prosecutor Back On Job Amid Ongoing Investigation

Chasid Sapolu remains a “subject” in the federal investigation into public corruption.

Honolulu Settles Malicious Prosecution Case Involving Kaneshiro, Kealoha Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Settles Malicious Prosecution Case Involving Kaneshiro, Kealoha

The case involves the botched prosecution of several people suspected of running illegal game rooms.

A Frank Conversation With US Sen. Brian Schatz About Hawaii’s ‘Terrible’ Virus Response Effort Cory Lum/Civil Beat

A Frank Conversation With US Sen. Brian Schatz About Hawaii’s ‘Terrible’ Virus Response Effort

Hawaii’s senior senator is extremely troubled by the Ige and Caldwell administrations’ failure to deal effectively with the coronavirus problem in Hawaii.

Schatz: Dems Poised To Roll Out ‘Big, Bold Climate Legislation’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Schatz: Dems Poised To Roll Out ‘Big, Bold Climate Legislation’

The Hawaii senator unveiled a new proposal to reduce emissions and stimulate the economy by focusing federal resources to combat the rise of global temperatures.

Gabbard Goes On Guard Duty, Misses Vote On Protecting The Post Office Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Gabbard Goes On Guard Duty, Misses Vote On Protecting The Post Office

The Hawaii congresswoman is deployed on a two-week training exercise that will help an Alaska Native tribe.

Honolulu Prosecutor Candidate Has Been On Both Sides Of Alleged Crime Boss Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Prosecutor Candidate Has Been On Both Sides Of Alleged Crime Boss

Megan Kau worked to help recover Michael Miske’s boat, the Painkiller, that federal authorities said was used to dispose of the body of Jonathan Fraser.