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Three Hawaii Politicians Among Americans Banned From Russia Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Three Hawaii Politicians Among Americans Banned From Russia

Sen. Schatz and Reps. Case and Kahele are all on the list. Sen. Hirono is not.

Ige Appoints 2 State Ethics Commissioners Submitted

Ige Appoints 2 State Ethics Commissioners

Wesley Fong was reappointed while Robert Hong fills a vacancy.

Former Prison Chief Nolan Espinda Found Dead At Kailua Beach Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

Former Prison Chief Nolan Espinda Found Dead At Kailua Beach

Espinda abruptly retired in 2020 as Covid-19 spread through the state correctional system, and public worker unions called for his ouster.

NOAA: Expect Less Activity In The Upcoming Hurricane Season Courtesy: NWS/2020

NOAA: Expect Less Activity In The Upcoming Hurricane Season

Nonetheless, emergency management officials encourage local residents to stay prepared in case a major storm hits the islands.

A Judge Took Away These Kids For Good — Until A Higher Court Found A Mistake Courtesy: Shandon Cabinatan and Mahlonna Mawae-Callison

A Judge Took Away These Kids For Good — Until A Higher Court Found A Mistake

An appeals court found that parents in three cases should have had court-appointed lawyers throughout. How many other parents were denied this right?

Tommy Waters Decides Against Run For Congress Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Tommy Waters Decides Against Run For Congress

The Honolulu City Council chairman will instead seek reelection.

Supreme Court Orders Judge To Revisit Sealed Case Dispute Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Supreme Court Orders Judge To Revisit Sealed Case Dispute

The Civil Beat Law Center for the Public Interest has asked Circuit Court Judge Gary Chang to unseal names of defendants in a case, restore a complaint the judge removed and lift a gag order imposed on the center.

‘The Imelda Tapes’: A New Documentary By Hawaii News Now HNN

‘The Imelda Tapes’: A New Documentary By Hawaii News Now

Newly discovered archival footage tells the story of the Philippine’s presidential family’s exile in Hawaii.

Jill Tokuda Formally Announces Bid For US House Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat/2018

Jill Tokuda Formally Announces Bid For US House

She is running to succeed Kai Kahele, who is running for Hawaii governor.

Congressman Kai Kahele Joins The Race For Hawaii Governor Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Congressman Kai Kahele Joins The Race For Hawaii Governor

UPDATED: The Hilo native says he’ll run a grassroots campaign that rejects donations from corrupt special interests. He also won’t resign from Congress.