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Dozens of programs and offices are getting closer scrutiny under a new House process that’s less reliant on the Finance Committee.
The former city prosecutor and Dr. Rudolph Puana are accused of running an illegal opioid racket out of his medical clinic.
State Attorney General Clare Connors contends the Honolulu prosecuting attorney should be temporarily removed from office because of his potential entanglement in a federal corruption case.
UPDATED: Keith Kaneshiro is under scrutiny as part of a years-long federal investigation into alleged corruption involving the police and prosecutors.
Gov. David Ige has a vision for sustainability but progress has been slow.
The state has been wrongly approving too many gas hot water heaters in new homes, a judge says.
Money for several programs will be eliminated from a current House budget bill as lawmakers press the fiscal reset button and ask agencies to justify their funding.
It was OK for Honolulu Police Chief Susan Ballard to publicly explain why she felt it necessary to reassign Tenari Ma’afala and other union officials.
The House Finance Committee chair can be fearsome in budget briefings. She’s also not afraid to dive deep into state money matters, like the $3 billion tucked away in special funds.
With her federally funded attorney not getting paid and other expenses on hold, Kealoha wants her trial postponed.