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Proposed $1 Billion Hydrogen Fuel Hub Signals A New Start For Reenergized Hawaii Agency Getty Images/iStockphoto

Proposed $1 Billion Hydrogen Fuel Hub Signals A New Start For Reenergized Hawaii Agency

The state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism floundered under the Ige administration.
Data Shows Hawaii Shippers Are Regularly Breaking Speed Limits In Sensitive Whale Zones NOAA/Doug Perrine

Data Shows Hawaii Shippers Are Regularly Breaking Speed Limits In Sensitive Whale Zones

UPDATED: Matson and Pasha Hawaii are ignoring calls to slow down. But other major shippers have heeded requests to protect endangered whales.
‘This Is My Duty’: How One Man Found His True Calling In Journalism After Retirement Alicia Lou/Civil Beat/2022

‘This Is My Duty’: How One Man Found His True Calling In Journalism After Retirement

Anthony Chang started a Chinese language newspaper in Honolulu at age 74, and eight years later, both he and the publication are still going.
Honolulu Burger Joint And Meat Company Are Beefing Over This Trademark David Croxford/Civil Beat/2022

Honolulu Burger Joint And Meat Company Are Beefing Over This Trademark

Haleiwa's decades-old Kua Aina burger spot is suing upstart Honolulu Meat Co. over the latter's use of the name Kua Aina on burger patties and other meat products.
A Maui Grocery Store Is Surviving Supply Chain Woes With ‘Personality And Nostalgia’ Marina Riker/Civil Beat/2022

A Maui Grocery Store Is Surviving Supply Chain Woes With ‘Personality And Nostalgia’

Inflation is hitting everyone's pocketbooks, including the longtime families running Hawaii's mom and pop businesses.
Why Is Hawaii Still Suffering From High Oil Prices When The Mainland Has Dropped? Stewart Yerton/Civil Beat/2022

Why Is Hawaii Still Suffering From High Oil Prices When The Mainland Has Dropped?

Hawaii was the only state in the U.S. last week where electric rates continue to cause consumer shock and average gasoline prices topped $5 per gallon.
Hawaii Needs Your Help: Check Out New Internet Service Maps And Report Errors Getty Images/iStockphoto

Hawaii Needs Your Help: Check Out New Internet Service Maps And Report Errors

Experts say identifying inaccuracies in the maps produced by the Federal Communications Commission will get the state more federal funding.
Hawaii Farmers Struggle As Worldwide Macadamia Market Goes Nuts Stewart Yerton/Civil Beat/2022

Hawaii Farmers Struggle As Worldwide Macadamia Market Goes Nuts

Ad campaigns and DNA testing seek to drive buyers toward real Hawaiian macadamias.
Help Wanted: Retailers Redouble Calls For Holiday Workers Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Help Wanted: Retailers Redouble Calls For Holiday Workers

As Hawaii's economy recovers from the Covid-19 pandemic, there's an abundance of job openings for seasonal employees.
Why More Than 600 Foodland Workers Are Poised To Strike In Hawaii Civil Beat/2010

Why More Than 600 Foodland Workers Are Poised To Strike In Hawaii

The local supermarket chain has been in talks with the union since its collective bargaining agreement expired in April 2021.