The former Las Vegas cop talks about the Lahaina fires, officer wellness, recruitment and retention, reviving cold cases, drones, dogs, DNA and adjusting to island life.
The Board of Regents chair explains the search for a new president, while the current president and CFO talk about academic freedom, budget priorities and Maui recovery.
Campaign spending bills are where the action is, with the big one being public financing for candidates.
Hawaii lawmakers should embrace this idea for a new legislative umpire to "call balls and strikes" and otherwise have the public's back.
Senate and House leaders have wielded total power for so long that it’s easy to forget what can be accomplished with simple majorities.
The economists say Maui's economy appears to be in better shape than anticipated, and they don't expect Japanese visitors to return to pre-pandemic levels anytime this decade.
Hawaii and the nation have made progress in caring for children, seniors and others in need, but there is much more that can be done, starting with paid family medical leave.
She discusses economic concerns following the August wildfires, the steep challenges in rebuilding, and why it's important for public officials to speak directly and frequently with the media.
State leaders consistently neglected wildfire prevention, but that’s how things work — or don’t work — at the Hawaii State Capitol.
Preparing for wildfires is the top priority for Honolulu, but so is bringing down crime, providing affordable housing and hiring workers. There's also a solution in the works for the landfill.