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Compulsory union dues are a thing of the past due to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling. But some say a pro-union culture in the islands will prevail.
Whoever wins the race for governor will have to balance a budget that includes billion-dollar payments for retired state workers.
A west Oahu lawmaker, a perennial candidate and a former education official are vying to become just the third Republican governor since statehood.
The AG failed to account for forfeited property and didn’t spend $2 million for drug prevention programs as required by law, the report found.
The Department of Land and Natural Resources finds a new temporary site for sludge it will dredge from Manoa Stream.
Defense attorneys had wrongly hoped federal prosecutors were dropping conspiracy charges involving an alleged mailbox theft.
But a labor board panel has temporarily blocked Honolulu Police Chief Susan Ballard’s effort to release information explaining the decision.
Some critics complain the utility isn’t moving fast enough to wean the state off fossil fuels, but HECO says it’s met every deadline.
Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources officials say they will postpone a stream dredging plan in Manoa to confer with residents.
Low unemployment, a stagnant population and out-of-sight living costs create major recruiting challenges.
Offsetting carbon emissions by doing things like planting trees is the vision, but it’s far from ready to be implemented.