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DOJ Seeks 4-Year Prison Sentence For Hawaii Proud Boys Founder U.S. Justice Department/2021

DOJ Seeks 4-Year Prison Sentence For Hawaii Proud Boys Founder

Nicholas Ochs claimed he was a journalist when he breached the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 with a mob of pro-Trump supporters. Prosecutors say he was a high-ranking official within the extremist organization who promoted violence.

The Interior Department Is Developing A New Policy For Native Hawaiian Consultation Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

The Interior Department Is Developing A New Policy For Native Hawaiian Consultation

Native Hawaiians are not federally recognized as having a government-to-government relationship with the U.S. similar to American Indian tribes and Alaska Natives.

VA Doctors Have Legal Protection To Perform Abortions, Secretary Says Screenshot/2022

VA Doctors Have Legal Protection To Perform Abortions, Secretary Says

Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough testified during a Senate hearing that the DOJ has issued an opinion saying that doctors at the veterans’ facilities are still able to perform abortions.

Hawaii Activists Travel To DC To Demand Action On Red Hill Nick Grube/Civil Beat/2022

Hawaii Activists Travel To DC To Demand Action On Red Hill

The Oahu Water Protectors organized a rally outside the White House to keep up pressure on the U.S. Navy to shut down the WWII era fuel farm that’s sickened thousands in the islands.

Biden’s Student Debt Forgiveness Could Help Tens Of Thousands In Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2017

Biden’s Student Debt Forgiveness Could Help Tens Of Thousands In Hawaii

President Joe Biden announced a plan that will cancel up to $10,000 in student debt for people earning less than $125,000.

In Haleakala National Park, Crews Look To The Past To Understand The Present Marina Riker/Civil Beat/2022

In Haleakala National Park, Crews Look To The Past To Understand The Present

More funding and focus has recently been put toward restoring some of Maui’s most historic places.

The Fight To Save A Top Hawaii Defense Contractor As Federal Fraud Charges Swirl Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

The Fight To Save A Top Hawaii Defense Contractor As Federal Fraud Charges Swirl

Longtime Honolulu businessman Steven Loui is trying to salvage the company he founded more than 40 years ago as its recent CEO, Martin Kao, faces criminal charges over federal pandemic relief funds.

Title IX And The Future of Democracy: A Conversation With Wendy Mink Submitted: Gwendolyn Mink/1993

Title IX And The Future of Democracy: A Conversation With Wendy Mink

Wendy Mink talks about the many struggles her mother faced while navigating a political world dominated by men.

Russian Superyacht Amadea Arrives In Honolulu From Fiji AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy/2022

Russian Superyacht Amadea Arrives In Honolulu From Fiji

The ship became a target of Task Force KleptoCapture, launched in March to seize the assets of Russian oligarchs.

Biden Withdraws Ex-KPD Chief’s Nomination After Retaliation Accusations Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2017

Biden Withdraws Ex-KPD Chief’s Nomination After Retaliation Accusations

The president nominated Michael Contrades for U.S. Marshal despite his involvement in a federal lawsuit that ended in a nearly $2 million settlement.