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Can This New Hawaii Venture Become The Stock Fund For Millennials? Stewart Yerton/Civil Beat

Can This New Hawaii Venture Become The Stock Fund For Millennials?

A Colorado portfolio manager has big plans for a $44 million S&P 500 index fund that he has brought to Hawaii.

Developer: Appetite For Luxury Condos Keeps Growing Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Developer: Appetite For Luxury Condos Keeps Growing

Kakaako’s major developer says a critical mass of retail and condos at Ward Village is attracting ever more interest from buyers.

Do Negotiations Offer A Way Forward On Mauna Kea? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Do Negotiations Offer A Way Forward On Mauna Kea?

The TMT conflict can seem irreconcilable. Mediation experts and others weigh in on possible strategies for getting people to the table and resolving these types of disputes.

This Hawaii Entrepreneur Wants To Build The Moon’s First ‘Airport’ NASA

This Hawaii Entrepreneur Wants To Build The Moon’s First ‘Airport’

Henk Rogers, an early backer of pushing Hawaii toward using 100% renewable energy, has a new idea: use a crew of construction-worker robots to build an underground moon base.

Measuring The Costs and Benefits of Windward Oahu Tourism Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Measuring The Costs and Benefits of Windward Oahu Tourism

UH researchers are sending questionnaires to thousands of residents of Kailua, a once-sleepy beach town inundated by tourists in recent years

Hawaii Struggles To Maintain Its Worn-Out Hiking Trails Stewart Yerton/Civil Beat

Hawaii Struggles To Maintain Its Worn-Out Hiking Trails

“Honestly, we’re just trying to keep up with demand,” the state’s trails manager said.

How Kailua Became A Tourist Town Cory Lum/Civil Beat

How Kailua Became A Tourist Town

Stunning beaches, Airbnbs and new developments transformed the town into a tourist hot spot — leaving some locals bemoaning a lost sense of community.

9 Charts That Show How Hawaii Tourism Is Changing Cory Lum/Civil Beat

9 Charts That Show How Hawaii Tourism Is Changing

From soaring numbers of visitors to declining rounds of golf, a by-the-numbers look at how the industry’s impacts have grown in Hawaii.

10 Million Visitors: Can Hawaii Survive Its Own Popularity?

10 Million Visitors: Can Hawaii Survive Its Own Popularity?

The impact of a growing army of tourists has government leaders and residents questioning how to better manage Hawaii’s largest industry.

Hawaii Supreme Court Restrains Kealoha From Practicing Law Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Supreme Court Restrains Kealoha From Practicing Law

The next step could be disbarment for the former deputy city prosecutor.

Selling Students On A Future Career, Not Just A Degree Stewart Yerton/Civil Beat

Selling Students On A Future Career, Not Just A Degree

A newly updated website produced by the University of Hawaii Community Colleges helps students figure out what type of work provides the best long-term employment prospects.

Is Ward Village Headed To The Auction Block? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Is Ward Village Headed To The Auction Block?

The development’s owner said Thursday it is considering spinning off assets.