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Lawmakers are debating whether Hawaii should join communities balking at cooperating with the crackdown on criminal immigrants.
A bill decriminalizing the possession or sale of pipes, bongs and other drug paraphernalia is cruising through the Legislature, despite strong opposition from prosecutors.
A recent study shows that Hawaii is one of just seven states that fully complied with federal requests to hold immigrants in custody beyond their release dates without a warrant.
In Honolulu, Judge Derrick Watson suspends all proceedings in the case until the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rules.
The Trump administration will go before the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in an effort to overturn Judge Derrick Watson.
Judge Derrick Watson grants the state’s motion to turn a temporary restraining order against Trump into a preliminary injunction.
The Trump administration said the travel ban was needed to avert an urgent security crisis. But officials are slow to file an appeal.
It’s unclear how the new screening policy, which includes a social media check, will affect foreign tourists and others coming to the islands.