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Employees Say Waikiki Health Retaliated Over Transgender Bathroom Access Courtesy: Elizer Rios/2022

Employees Say Waikiki Health Retaliated Over Transgender Bathroom Access

The nonprofit cut three positions dedicated to advocacy for sexual and gender minorities a week after workers complained about lack of bathroom access.

Maui Condo Owners Want To Tax Themselves To Save Their Homes From Rising Seas Ludwig Laab/Civil Beat/2022

Maui Condo Owners Want To Tax Themselves To Save Their Homes From Rising Seas

Are Community Facilities Districts a win-win? Property owners pay to protect their condos, and the public gets to enjoy improved beaches and infrastructure.

How An Unpaid $336 Insurance Bill Led To A Big Island Woman’s 9-Year Fight To Keep Her Home Courtesy: Eleanor Fernandes

How An Unpaid $336 Insurance Bill Led To A Big Island Woman’s 9-Year Fight To Keep Her Home

Eleanor Fernandes is one of a growing number of Americans whose reverse mortgages have unraveled, in some cases because their insurance lapsed and servicers bought much more expensive coverage on their behalf.

Costales Named To Replace Cullen In Hawaii House Ashley Smith/2022

Costales Named To Replace Cullen In Hawaii House

District 39 covers Royal Kunia, Village Park, Waipahu, Makakilo and West Loch.

The Big Island Mayor’s Decision To Close Waipio Valley Road Rankles Residents Flickr: Wasif Malik

The Big Island Mayor’s Decision To Close Waipio Valley Road Rankles Residents

Some say the risk from rockfall is minimal, and that it’s really just about further restricting access. The public can weigh in at a meeting Wednesday.

Rep. Case Asks Biden To Waive Jones Act To Ship Hawaii Oil Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2017

Rep. Case Asks Biden To Waive Jones Act To Ship Hawaii Oil

He also introduced a bill to implement the act’s waiver and called on Matson and Pasha to support the request.

Hawaii Will Lift Its Indoor Mask Mandate As Pandemic Recedes Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Hawaii Will Lift Its Indoor Mask Mandate As Pandemic Recedes

Gov. David Ige said he is ready to reinstate the requirement if Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations surge once more.

Average Gas Prices In Hawaii, US Highest Ever Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

Average Gas Prices In Hawaii, US Highest Ever

It comes as President Biden announces a U.S. ban on Russian oil and gas imports.

Hawaii Already Has Problem Gamblers, But It Has Few Resources To Help Them Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2016

Hawaii Already Has Problem Gamblers, But It Has Few Resources To Help Them

Fears of increased addiction and crime are frequently cited as reasons not to legalize gambling in the Aloha State.

Why It Costs So Much To Own A Car In Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2017

Why It Costs So Much To Own A Car In Hawaii

High gas prices and registration fees make it expensive to own a car in Hawaii and that makes it even harder to afford to live here.