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Accused Crime Boss Michael Miske Will Remain Behind Bars Hawaii News Now

Accused Crime Boss Michael Miske Will Remain Behind Bars

A federal prosecutor described Miske as one of the most dangerous defendants he has ever prosecuted.

Tulsi Gabbard Calls On Ige To Fire Top Health Officials For ‘Gross Negligence’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Tulsi Gabbard Calls On Ige To Fire Top Health Officials For ‘Gross Negligence’

The Hawaii congresswoman says that state Health Director Bruce Anderson and Epidemiologist Sarah Park have put the community in danger by being slow to hire more COVID-19 contact tracers.

‘A Heart Of Gold’: The Other Side Of Accused Crime Boss Michael Miske Cory Lum/Civil Beat

‘A Heart Of Gold’: The Other Side Of Accused Crime Boss Michael Miske

The Hawaii businessman charged with racketeering and murder convinced several people to write letters on his behalf so that he can get out on bail while awaiting trial.

US House: Kahele, Case Easily Win Primaries Cory Lum/Civil Beat

US House: Kahele, Case Easily Win Primaries

There was little drama in the races to represent Hawaii in Congress, with Kai Kahele easily staving off challengers and Ed Case running unopposed.

Hey, Hawaii, Don’t Expect Washington To Bail Us Out Just Yet Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

Hey, Hawaii, Don’t Expect Washington To Bail Us Out Just Yet

Federal negotiators once again failed to strike a deal on a new coronavirus relief package as workers across the country continue to struggle.

Case, Kahele Raised $1.4 Million Despite A Lack Of Competition Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Case, Kahele Raised $1.4 Million Despite A Lack Of Competition

They received hundreds of thousands of dollars from special interest groups and those with strong ties to the business community.

States, Including Hawaii, Slow To Spend COVID-19 Relief Aid Cory Lum/Civil Beat

States, Including Hawaii, Slow To Spend COVID-19 Relief Aid

State and local governments received $150 billion through a federal coronavirus relief program, but a new report shows they have yet to spend much of the money.

Alleged Oahu Crime Boss’ Nightclub Was A Popular Place For Political Fundraisers Hawaii News Now

Alleged Oahu Crime Boss’ Nightclub Was A Popular Place For Political Fundraisers

M Nightclub had a reputation as a rough place but political office-seekers didn’t seem to mind.

The Feds Are Back In Hawaii As Corruption Probe Picks Up Steam Again Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Feds Are Back In Hawaii As Corruption Probe Picks Up Steam Again

COVID-19 shut things down for a bit. But prosecutors are back in town and recently called former police commissioner Max Sword before the grand jury.