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Hawaii braces for a partial shutdown as Sen. Brian Schatz does an about-face and heads back to D.C. just after flying home.
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights reversed its 12-year-old opposition, and now supports providing Native Hawaiians similar status to Native American tribes.
A federal grand jury continues to expand its investigation, now delving into prescription pain medications that were seized during a 2015 drug raid.
The Justice Department inquiry into Honolulu police corruption has lasted four years and resulted in numerous indictments. But Keith Kaneshiro isn’t talking.
There’s talk in Congress of resurrecting the system for bringing home the bacon. But lawmakers say it’s questionable how much that would help the state.
UPDATED: Speculation has been mounting, but at an appearance in New Hampshire she said she’s thinking of how she can “best be of service to the people of this country.”
The Hawaii congresswoman participated in a panel at the Sanders Institute Gathering as part of a New England tour that includes feeling out her presidential ambitions.
The congresswoman will travel from a high-profile event for Bernie Sanders progressives in Vermont to New Hampshire, where she’ll participate in a pre-presidential meet and greet.
A recent inspector general report highlights shortcomings in FEMA’s oversight of the emergency warning system.
The Hawaii congresswoman is upset about the president’s support of Saudi Arabia despite the killing of Jamal Khashoggi and its ongoing war in Yemen.
The Hawaii senator joined two Senate Democrats in the action, which argues Matthew Whitaker’s appointment is unconstitutional.