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Malicious Prosecution Lawsuit Will Cost Taxpayers $1.4 Million In Settlement Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Malicious Prosecution Lawsuit Will Cost Taxpayers $1.4 Million In Settlement

Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Keith Kaneshiro and his former deputy, Katherine Kealoha, are central to the allegations.

Gabbard Calls For Charges Against Edward Snowden To Be Dropped

Gabbard Calls For Charges Against Edward Snowden To Be Dropped

This isn’t the first time the Hawaii congresswoman has urged the federal government to dismiss its case against the whistleblower.

Defense Contractor Accused Of PPP Fraud Can Go Free On $2 Million Bail Courtesy: Hawaii News Now

Defense Contractor Accused Of PPP Fraud Can Go Free On $2 Million Bail

The U.S. Justice Department argued that Martin Kao was a flight risk because he has millions of dollars in assets.

Prominent Hawaii Defense Contractor Arrested For CARES Act Fraud Courtesy: Hawaii News Now

Prominent Hawaii Defense Contractor Arrested For CARES Act Fraud

Martin Kao is a prolific political donor whose company, Navatek LLC, has received millions of dollars in federal contracts.

Barack Obama Backs State Sen. Kai Kahele For Congress Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Barack Obama Backs State Sen. Kai Kahele For Congress

The former U.S. president endorsed more than 100 Democrats in races up and down the ballot across the country.

US Sen. Mazie Hirono: ‘I’m Fighting Back’ Nick Grube/Civil Beat

US Sen. Mazie Hirono: ‘I’m Fighting Back’

The Hawaii senator says it’s likely another Trump nominee will make it onto the Supreme Court, making the Nov. 3 election all the more important.

Trump Ally Roger Stone Endorses ‘Proud Boy’ For Hawaii House Screen shot

Trump Ally Roger Stone Endorses ‘Proud Boy’ For Hawaii House

Nick Ochs, who’s running as a Republican, is affiliated with a far-right organization prone to violence that the Southern Poverty Law Center has designated as a hate group.

Honolulu Mayor’s Race: ‘It’s Not Dirty Politics, It’s Just Politics’

Honolulu Mayor’s Race: ‘It’s Not Dirty Politics, It’s Just Politics’

Sniping between Keith Amemiya and a super PAC that smeared him in the primary has led to a series of back and forth allegations of wrongdoing.

Hawaii Court To Decide Fate Of Fishermen Working In Terrible Conditions Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Hawaii Court To Decide Fate Of Fishermen Working In Terrible Conditions

The Supreme Court case centers on whether the state should continue granting foreign fishermen marine fishing licenses even though they can’t step foot on U.S. soil.