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A nonprofit organization with the willingness and the resources to produce a financial transparency model for education spending is being thwarted by the state.
It’s time for a deep look into how the council is operating, particularly how it has been spending millions of dollars in grants and contracts.
Honolulu can’t afford to keep bucking the national trend by both providing refuse and recycling containers and picking them up — all free of charge.
Let the judicial system determine the fate of Alexander & Baldwin’s claim, but the state needs to address the rights of other water-users.
Gov. David Ige should quickly sign the bills that survived the session, including all-mail voting and the addition of more timely campaign finance reports.
House Bill 285 is teetering on the political edge. Lawmakers should give it a solid push forward.
An 11th-hour rescue is needed for legislation to provide local matching funds to secure a $345 million federal grant to safeguard Waikiki.
A stubborn insistence on sticking with flawed nominee Nolan Espinda seems to value loyalty over leadership.
Now that it has provided data on school immunization rates, the state needs to get more aggressive to protect against communicable diseases.
One key bill is dead but lawmakers should still act on other legislation that could improve our jam-packed, aging correctional facilities.
Dozens of bills introduced by the state House and Senate augur well for major improvements if lawmakers can actually seal the deals.