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Air Guard Troops Doing Space Missions Face Identity Crisis AP Photo/Noah Berger/2021

Air Guard Troops Doing Space Missions Face Identity Crisis

More than 1,000 Air National Guard citizen-airmen are performing space jobs in Hawaii, Alaska, California, Colorado, Florida, New York, Ohio and Guam.

Hawaii Teacher Charged With Distributing Child Pornography Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Hawaii Teacher Charged With Distributing Child Pornography

Alden Bunag worked as a substitute teacher at a number of different schools.

Russian Superyacht Amadea Arrives In Honolulu From Fiji AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy/2022

Russian Superyacht Amadea Arrives In Honolulu From Fiji

The ship became a target of Task Force KleptoCapture, launched in March to seize the assets of Russian oligarchs.

Hawaii’s Governor Signs 3 Bills Supporting LGBTQ Community Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Hawaii’s Governor Signs 3 Bills Supporting LGBTQ Community

The legislation bars insurers from excluding gender affirming treatments from coverage and establishes a state commission on the status of LGBTQ people in Hawaii.

Biden Invokes Defense Production Act To Boost US Solar Production AP Photo/Mary Altaffer/2021

Biden Invokes Defense Production Act To Boost US Solar Production

Industry groups have complained about supply chain problems due to a Commerce Department inquiry into possible trade violations involving Chinese products.

Hawaii Ex-Lawmaker Gets New Sentencing Date In Bribery Case Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2017

Hawaii Ex-Lawmaker Gets New Sentencing Date In Bribery Case

Former Rep. Ty Cullen has pleaded guilty to accepting bribes when he was a state lawmaker.

Saipan Man Wages Latest Challenge To US Cockfighting Ban Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat/2017

Saipan Man Wages Latest Challenge To US Cockfighting Ban

An animal welfare group says the lawsuit has no chance of success because of how similar lawsuits in Guam and Puerto Rico have fared.

Hawaii Youth Sue State Over Transportation Climate Harms Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Hawaii Youth Sue State Over Transportation Climate Harms

The lawsuit says the state DOT is threatening the future of young people in Hawaii.

China Falls Short On Big Pacific Deal But Finds Smaller Wins Fiji Government via AP/2022

China Falls Short On Big Pacific Deal But Finds Smaller Wins

The Micronesian president said he wouldn’t endorse the plan, warning it would heighten geopolitical tensions and threaten regional stability.