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Ex-City Councilman Nestor Garcia Agrees to Pay Another City Fine Michael Levine/Civil Beat

Ex-City Councilman Nestor Garcia Agrees to Pay Another City Fine

In a settlement with the city Ethics Commission, Garcia must pay $8,100 to settle claims of accepting improper gifts and failing to disclose conflicts of interest.
Oahu Neighborhood Board Election Results Announced City and County of Honolulu

Oahu Neighborhood Board Election Results Announced

There were 598 candidates vying for 437 seats on the panels that serve as advisory councils on community issues.
Hawaii Has Suffered Highest Per Capita Losses in Recent Military Conflicts Flickr: Sheree Zielke

Hawaii Has Suffered Highest Per Capita Losses in Recent Military Conflicts

On Memorial Day weekend, the Aloha State stands tall as it honors its residents who fell while serving their country.
Second Marine Dies as Result of Sunday Crash at Bellows Instagram

Second Marine Dies as Result of Sunday Crash at Bellows

His identity has not been released; two others remain hospitalized in stable condition, AP reports.
Report: Hawaii is Fourth-Best State for Senior Health

Report: Hawaii is Fourth-Best State for Senior Health

Annual findings of United Health Foundation still rank Aloha State high, but not as high as last year when it was No. 1
Audit Update: NELHA Makes Progress But Still Has Transparency Issues NELHA

Audit Update: NELHA Makes Progress But Still Has Transparency Issues

The Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii serves as a tech park for dozens of businesses on the Big Island.
Gabbard’s Thursday: Interview with Wolf Blitzer and an Article in The Hill AFGE

Gabbard’s Thursday: Interview with Wolf Blitzer and an Article in The Hill

Hawaii congresswoman also joins effort to strengthen the Privacy Oversight Board.
Gabbard’s Upcoming Florida Gig Raises Eyebrows

Gabbard’s Upcoming Florida Gig Raises Eyebrows

An online news organization asks: Couldn't the Sunshine State's party leaders do better than a "Republicrat" to speak at its fundraiser?
Ex-Hawaii Gov. Linda Lingle’s New Gig in Illinois Proves Lucrative Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Ex-Hawaii Gov. Linda Lingle’s New Gig in Illinois Proves Lucrative

She makes more money as a gubernatorial aide there than she did while running the Aloha State.
From Maui Mayoral Campaign to 20-Year Prison Sentence

From Maui Mayoral Campaign to 20-Year Prison Sentence

Nelson N. Waikiki is sentenced for securities fraud, Attorney General's Office announces.
Schatz: Police Body Cams Could Help ‘Reform Our Broken Justice System’ Flickr: West Midlands Police

Schatz: Police Body Cams Could Help ‘Reform Our Broken Justice System’

The Hawaii senator praises an Obama administration that it will provide $20 million in grants for police body cameras nationwide.
OHA Board Rescinds Support for Thirty Meter Telescope Cory Lum/Civil Beat

OHA Board Rescinds Support for Thirty Meter Telescope

But the trustees decline to go on record as opposing the $1.4 billion project.