The House COVID-19 committee has drawn on the expertise and clout of its members to work behind the scenes and help the Ige administration work through the state’s biggest challenges.
A federal program designed to help small businesses also helped bail out hundreds of churches and other religious organizations that were largely shut down amidst stay-at-home orders.
After more than a decade of regulatory machinations, the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission dealt what might be a death blow to Hu Honua.
Plaintiffs seeking to immediately allow unrestricted travel to the islands said the COVID-19 virus didn’t create an emergency.
All six rescue captains are protesting, accusing the chief of retaliation against them. And a City Council member now wants to limit his ability to move forward quickly.
But Mike McCartney acknowledged his agency still has not come up with a plan to address the short-term economic crisis facing the state.
The Hawaii Supreme Court on Thursday reined in what police officers can say to suspects in order to elicit confessions.