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Protesters had demanded the removal of Patrick Wong after his arrest on a domestic abuse charge.
His longtime political rival, Keith Kaneshiro, has taken a leave of absence because he’s a target in a federal investigation.
Florence Puana, 99, will be deposed in case she is unable to testify during the corruption trial of Katherine and Louis Kealoha.
The committee passed another bill that would raise fines for underage possession of e-cigarettes and raise taxes on e-cigarettes and e-liquids.
But Anthony Apuron remains a priest, and some victims and their advocates called his ouster as archbishop inadequate punishment.
Authorities said he accepted a bribe from a Honolulu company in exchange for $7.8 million in government contracts.
It includes $20 million in grants and $40 million in loans that the federal money is expected to cover.
Students testified to legislators that their classmates were vaping in bathrooms and isolated corners of campuses.
Details must still be worked out regarding whether Honolulu or the federal government will cover the former police chief’s legal costs.