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Maui Ban On Foam Food Containers Will Take Effect In 2018 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Maui Ban On Foam Food Containers Will Take Effect In 2018

Mayor Alan Arakawa signed off on the ban, but he said the fines for violating it should be lowered.

Congressional Delegation Tries To Stop Coffee Farmer’s Deportation Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Congressional Delegation Tries To Stop Coffee Farmer’s Deportation

The Department of Homeland Security secretary is urged to allow the Big Island man to remain in the U.S.

Vertical Elementary School To Be Constructed In Kakaako In 2019 Department of Education

Vertical Elementary School To Be Constructed In Kakaako In 2019

Classrooms serving about 750 students would be located on the first four floors of a residential apartment tower.

Judge: Deportation Involving Hawaii Businessman Is Inhumane Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Judge: Deportation Involving Hawaii Businessman Is Inhumane

But the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals lacks the authority to block the deportation, the judge says.

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Block On Trump Travel Ban Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Block On Trump Travel Ban

The Virginia-based appeals court says even the Trump’s administration’s revised effort targeting Muslim-majority countries is illegal.

Hawaii Sues Ford, Nissan, Toyota Over Exploding Air Bags AP

Hawaii Sues Ford, Nissan, Toyota Over Exploding Air Bags

Island residents are particularly vulnerable to defective air bags because of the humid climate, a consumer protection official says.

Investigators: USS Arizona Memorial Employee Took Improper Gifts Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Investigators: USS Arizona Memorial Employee Took Improper Gifts

Tour operators gave the worker a jacket and golf course green fees, the U.S. Department of Interior found.

Experts: LA Passenger ‘Had Trouble Written All Over Him’ Before Boarding Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Experts: LA Passenger ‘Had Trouble Written All Over Him’ Before Boarding

Airport personnel may have been reluctant to stop a Honolulu-bound passenger because of recent publicity about airline incidents.

Flight Took Off With Disruptive Passenger Despite Red Flags AP

Flight Took Off With Disruptive Passenger Despite Red Flags

UPDATED: A judge orders a mental competency hearing for the 25-year-old Turkish man who disrupted a flight to Honolulu.