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Democrats Push For Another $3 Trillion In COVID-19 Relief As Republicans Balk Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Democrats Push For Another $3 Trillion In COVID-19 Relief As Republicans Balk

House Democrats unveiled their plan Wednesday, which includes more direct payments for individuals and hazard pay for essential workers.

Ige Backs Off His Suspension Of State Open Government Laws Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige Backs Off His Suspension Of State Open Government Laws

In a new proclamation, the governor asks agencies to do their best when it comes to providing public access to public meetings and records.

Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Kealohas Stuck In Limbo Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Kealohas Stuck In Limbo

Gerard Puana’s attorney wants a federal judge to lift a temporary hold on the case so that a resolution can be found.

Native Hawaiians Are Losing Out On Millions Of COVID-19 Dollars Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Native Hawaiians Are Losing Out On Millions Of COVID-19 Dollars

Native Hawaiians do not have a centralized government formally recognized by the federal government.

Hawaii’s Most Vulnerable Are Being Hit Hardest By The Economic Shutdown Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii’s Most Vulnerable Are Being Hit Hardest By The Economic Shutdown

A new report shared with state officials highlights just how hard the coronavirus pandemic hit Hawaii’s economy.

Report: CDC’s Troubled COVID-19 Early Warning System Included Honolulu Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Report: CDC’s Troubled COVID-19 Early Warning System Included Honolulu

Federal health officials believed there was a high likelihood the coronavirus would take hold on the islands early on in the pandemic.

US Supreme Court Rules Against Maui In Major Clean Water Case Nick Grube/Civil Beat

US Supreme Court Rules Against Maui In Major Clean Water Case

UPDATED: The decision averted what many environmentalists feared was a gutting of the Clean Water Act.

Our DC Delegation At Home: Cooking, Yardwork, Surfing And Politics Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Our DC Delegation At Home: Cooking, Yardwork, Surfing And Politics

Each member of Hawaii’s federal delegation has taken on a different role as the federal government struggles to respond to the growing coronavirus pandemic.

Tulsi Gabbard Still Has More Than $500,000 In Presidential Cash Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Tulsi Gabbard Still Has More Than $500,000 In Presidential Cash

Federal Election Commission reports show that the congresswoman still had lots of money left over in her bank account at the end of March.