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‘People Are Really Struggling’: Hawaii Food Banks Scramble To Meet Increased Demand Kuʻu Kauanoe/Civil Beat/2020

‘People Are Really Struggling’: Hawaii Food Banks Scramble To Meet Increased Demand

Rising food costs and the end of pandemic-era assistance programs are driving a spike in demand for food assistance.

Hawaii-Made Aloha Wear Is A Surprising — And Lucrative — Cottage Industry Stewart Yerton/Civil Beat/2022

Hawaii-Made Aloha Wear Is A Surprising — And Lucrative — Cottage Industry

But as Hawaii’s garment workers age and retire, young aloha shirt and apparel makers must scramble to keep production in the islands.

Hawaii Proud Boys Founder Pleads Guilty To Role In Jan. 6 Riot U.S. Justice Department/2021

Hawaii Proud Boys Founder Pleads Guilty To Role In Jan. 6 Riot

Nicholas Ochs faces up to 20 years in prison for the charge of obstruction of an official proceeding.

Rep. Kahele Visits Taiwan With Congressional Colleagues U.S. Congress/2022

Rep. Kahele Visits Taiwan With Congressional Colleagues

Meeting with President Tsai reaffirmed “unwavering commitment” to supporting Democracy, says Hawaii delegate.

Hawaii Flags Lowered To Honor Queen Elizabeth Courtesy: Jean Ariyoshi

Hawaii Flags Lowered To Honor Queen Elizabeth

Gov. Ige says the state joins “the nation and the rest of the world” in mourning the monarch’s passing

Tax Refunds Are On The Way To Hawaii Households Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Tax Refunds Are On The Way To Hawaii Households

Residents who filed income taxes this year are eligible to receive $100 or $300, depending on income.

Women Increasingly Take The Helm To Perpetuate Polynesian Voyaging Traditions David Croxford/Civil Beat/2022

Women Increasingly Take The Helm To Perpetuate Polynesian Voyaging Traditions

Meet the wahine leaders navigating thousands of miles on voyaging canoes, using the natural world as their guide.

Air Tour Company, Already Under Scrutiny, Makes Emergency Landing At Aloha Stadium David Croxford/CivilBeat/2022

Air Tour Company, Already Under Scrutiny, Makes Emergency Landing At Aloha Stadium

Rainbow Helicopters, formerly Novictor, saw a spate of crashes and emergency landings several years ago. It was also flagged in a whistleblower report.

‘An Epic Fail:’ Hawaii Inmate Medical Records System Hasn’t Worked Right For Months Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

‘An Epic Fail:’ Hawaii Inmate Medical Records System Hasn’t Worked Right For Months

A top prison official said computer updates weren’t done for the system, and health workers at Hawaii’s jails and prisons lost access to thousands of records.

Hawaii Couple Remain Jailed Amid Mystery About Stolen IDs AP

Hawaii Couple Remain Jailed Amid Mystery About Stolen IDs

The suspects have pleaded not guilty to conspiracy, false statement in a passport application and aggravated identity theft.