A Civil Beat review found that Honolulu police officers killed at least 29 people in the past decade, at least 11 more cases than are listed in HPD’s use of force reports.
The Hawaii congressman says some provisions of the proposed federal legislation may go too far.
Both states have protected bad cops’ records from public view for decades. The death of George Floyd has renewed the calls for transparency.
A proposed bill would, among other things, create a national database of police misconduct and ban the use of chokeholds.
Fishery managers met remotely this week to discuss the dwindling of their markets because of COVID-19.
The Hawaii congresswoman sued the former secretary of state and 2016 presidential candidate after Clinton described her as a “favorite of the Russians.”
This is the second time Wespac has asked the president to make it easier to fish in and around environmental sanctuaries.
A lack of demand means lower prices and less incentive for Hawaii’s longline fleet, which is struggling to survive during a global pandemic.
The Great Recession’s federal stimulus program focused on building projects while CARES is putting more money directly into the pockets of residents and business owners.