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Why A Hawaii Senator Wants To Stop A Coal-Fired Plant In Kenya Flickr: UniversityBlogSpot

Why A Hawaii Senator Wants To Stop A Coal-Fired Plant In Kenya

Brian Schatz teamed up with fellow senators to fill a gap left by President Trump’s refusal to address climate change.

Here’s A New Twist In The Honolulu Corruption Case Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Here’s A New Twist In The Honolulu Corruption Case

Recently unsealed court documents point to a questionable link between a suspect in a drug case and the Honolulu prosecutor’s office.

Hawaii Gets $3.2 Million To Thwart Election Hacking Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Gets $3.2 Million To Thwart Election Hacking

Russian hacking in 2016 prompted Congress to bolster state elections security with new funding.

National Politics Percolate At ‘Hawaii On The Hill’ Event In DC Nick Grube/Civil Beat

National Politics Percolate At ‘Hawaii On The Hill’ Event In DC

It’s not all about poke bowls and Spam musubi. The annual Chamber of Commerce event gives some island leaders a firsthand look at national issues.

What The North Korean Summit Means For Missile Defense In Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat

What The North Korean Summit Means For Missile Defense In Hawaii

Elected officials and experts say despite the easing of tensions there is still a need for improved defense capabilities in Hawaii.

How Tulsi Gabbard’s Fight Against War Is Affecting Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat

How Tulsi Gabbard’s Fight Against War Is Affecting Hawaii

The Hawaii congresswoman has voted against the key military policy bill as a way to protest the U.S.’s decision to enter conflict in places such as Iraq, Yemen and Syria.

Tulsi Gabbard Is Writing A Book Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Tulsi Gabbard Is Writing A Book

The Hawaii congresswoman has signed with a high-profile literary agency that says it represents “presidential contenders.”

Kaniela Ing Faces More Campaign Finance Questions — This Time From Feds Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Kaniela Ing Faces More Campaign Finance Questions — This Time From Feds

Already accused of misspending state campaign funds, he now must answer to the Federal Election Commission regarding congressional campaign filings.

Interior Secretary Doubles Down On ‘Konnichiwa’ Comment To Hanabusa Gage Skidmore/Flickr.com

Interior Secretary Doubles Down On ‘Konnichiwa’ Comment To Hanabusa

Ryan Zinke, criticized for using the phrase during a discussion of Japanese-American internment with the Hawaii congresswoman, isn’t backing down.

FBI Offers $20K Reward For Info About Missing Hawaii Kai Man FBI

FBI Offers $20K Reward For Info About Missing Hawaii Kai Man

Jonathan Fraser was recently named in a lawsuit involving a deadly car crash that killed a local businessman’s son.

Honolulu Cop Fired For Domestic Violence Gets His Job Back

Honolulu Cop Fired For Domestic Violence Gets His Job Back

But a labor board panel has temporarily blocked Honolulu Police Chief Susan Ballard’s effort to release information explaining the decision.

 

The Case Of A Honolulu Cop Fired For Domestic Violence Is About To Go Public Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

The Case Of A Honolulu Cop Fired For Domestic Violence Is About To Go Public

Darren Cachola, a former HPD sergeant, could get his job back four years after he was caught on tape beating his girlfriend inside a Honolulu restaurant.