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Joe Biden Handily Defeats Donald Trump In Hawaii Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Joe Biden Handily Defeats Donald Trump In Hawaii

A Democratic victory for president and the U.S. Senate could mean real policy changes for issues that affect Hawaii like climate change and money needed for infrastructure and affordable housing.

How SHOPO Keeps Trying To Hide Police Misconduct Despite New Disclosure Law Cory Lum/Civil Beat

How SHOPO Keeps Trying To Hide Police Misconduct Despite New Disclosure Law

The statewide police union doesn’t want the public to have access to the arbitration decision that gave alleged abuser Darren Cachola his badge back.

Lawsuit: HPD Officer Unlawfully Arrested Son’s High School Classmate Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lawsuit: HPD Officer Unlawfully Arrested Son’s High School Classmate

Attorneys are demanding that HPD create a policy that prohibits officers from using their police powers when they have a conflict of interest.

‘Rank Hypocrisy,’ Patsy Mink And The Confirmation Of Amy Coney Barrett Cory Lum/Civil Beat

‘Rank Hypocrisy,’ Patsy Mink And The Confirmation Of Amy Coney Barrett

Hawaii’s senators warned of a bleak future in which partisanship rules Washington after Republicans confirmed President Donald Trump’s latest Supreme Court nominee in the midst of an election year.

Hawaii Democrats Work To Flip The US Senate, Retain The House Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Hawaii Democrats Work To Flip The US Senate, Retain The House

The latest filings from the Federal Election Commission show how the majority of the state’s federal delegation has worked to help Democrats retake control of Washington.

Former VP Joe Biden Endorses Kai Kahele For Congress Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Former VP Joe Biden Endorses Kai Kahele For Congress

The Hawaii state senator has secured a lot of endorsements since announcing his intention to replace U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard in Congress.

Tulsi Gabbard Is Refocusing Her Military Career In California Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Tulsi Gabbard Is Refocusing Her Military Career In California

After 17 years, U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is leaving the Hawaii Army National Guard for a new unit on the mainland.

Sen. Mazie Hirono: Barrett Confirmation ‘Hypocritical And Illegitimate’ CSPAN

Sen. Mazie Hirono: Barrett Confirmation ‘Hypocritical And Illegitimate’

The Hawaii senator joined her Democratic colleagues in warning the public about the potential loss of their health insurance should Amy Coney Barrett be named to the U.S. Supreme Court.

QAnon Conspiracies, Proud Boys And The Future of Hawaii’s GOP Getty Images/iStockphoto

QAnon Conspiracies, Proud Boys And The Future of Hawaii’s GOP

The party has struggled for the past decade to gain a meaningful foothold in the islands. The rise of Donald Trump and the radical right has only made the situation more dire.