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U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Inouye Dead at 88 Civil Beat File Photo

U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Inouye Dead at 88

Hawaii's senior senator had been hospitalized since Dec. 6 for difficulties breathing.
Is Hawaii Sen. Dan Inouye On The Mend? No One Will Say Adrienne LaFrance/Civil Beat

Is Hawaii Sen. Dan Inouye On The Mend? No One Will Say

A week since fainting, details scarce about the health of Hawaii's senior senator.
$1.55 Billion Federal Rail Grant On The Line In Federal Case

$1.55 Billion Federal Rail Grant On The Line In Federal Case

City says long-awaited money could be lost if judge delays construction.
Final Cost of PRP’S 10-month Push to Win Votes, Beat Cayetano: $3.6M

Final Cost of PRP’S 10-month Push to Win Votes, Beat Cayetano: $3.6M

The group outspent both Honolulu mayoral candidates in its attempt to sway the election in its favor.

It’s Your Money: $300K For Legal Help in HPD Discrimination Case

The Honolulu City Council is expected to sign off on the expense on Wednesday.
Cayetano Defamation Suit Against PRP Might Be Headed to Federal Court

Cayetano Defamation Suit Against PRP Might Be Headed to Federal Court

Attorneys representing Pacific Resource Partnership affiliates want case moved because it involves federal labor law.
It’s Your Money: Death By Electrocution Costs Honolulu $550K

It’s Your Money: Death By Electrocution Costs Honolulu $550K

Exposed wires and lack of grounding killed a pedestrian who touched a city streetlight in 2009.
PRP’s Campaign Push Prevails in Hawaii John Hook/Civil Beat

PRP’s Campaign Push Prevails in Hawaii

The group was able to influence more than just the race for Honolulu mayor.