Hawaii Sen. Brian Schatz gaveled in his first hearing as chairman of the Indian Affairs Committee to address Native issues in Hawaii and the rest of the country.
President Joe Biden’s pick for attorney general was questioned by Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hirono about the use of federal consent decrees to force reform for troubled police departments.
Hawaii’s senior senator says the state should get enough money to avoid layoffs and furloughs for public workers.
Kenji Price’s replacement will be named by President Joe Biden.
The Aloha State’s senior senator is in a good position to divert more federal funds to the islands and address Native Hawaiian issues.
The vote to convict the former president during a historic second impeachment trial was the most bipartisan in U.S. history.
Nick Ochs faces a series of charges from his involvement in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol that left five dead, including a police officer.
Mayor Rick Blangiardi’s appointment could determine how aggressively the commission oversees the Honolulu Police Department.
The Hawaii Longline Association says it has worked to improve the lives of foreign fishermen after reports about squalid conditions on some vessels.