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New Honolulu Police Chief Vows Transparency After Troubled Start Jacob Geanous/Civil Beat/2022

New Honolulu Police Chief Vows Transparency After Troubled Start

Joe Logan discussed trust, staffing woes and controversies in his first press conference since taking the helm of HPD in a private ceremony earlier this week.

Keith Kaneshiro Charges Detail Abuse Of Power, Bribery And Conspiracy Christina Jedra/Civil Beat/2022

Keith Kaneshiro Charges Detail Abuse Of Power, Bribery And Conspiracy

UPDATE: Honolulu’s former prosecuting attorney, a prominent businessman and other defendants pleaded not guilty Friday afternoon.

HNN: Former Prosecutor Keith Kaneshiro Arrested Hawaii News Now/2022

HNN: Former Prosecutor Keith Kaneshiro Arrested

The former Honolulu prosecuting attorney has long been a target of the FBI in connection with a yearslong investigation into police corruption.

Congressional Committee OKs Another $1.1 Billion For Red Hill Response Courtesy: Navy/2022

Congressional Committee OKs Another $1.1 Billion For Red Hill Response

If approved by the full U.S. House, the money will go towards facility defueling and water treatment.

Oahu Lifeguards Say They Need Help. But City Officials Are Stonewalling Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Oahu Lifeguards Say They Need Help. But City Officials Are Stonewalling

A resolution that would let voters help chart the future course for the city Ocean Safety division has stalled in City Council chambers.

Group Occupying Honolulu Pot Farm Faces Deadline To Move Out Instagram

Group Occupying Honolulu Pot Farm Faces Deadline To Move Out

A judge ruled in favor of the property owners and signed an order directing police or sheriffs to remove the defendants and their supporters.

Lawsuit Seeks To Block Oahu Vacation Rental Law Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Lawsuit Seeks To Block Oahu Vacation Rental Law

The complaint by legal short-term rental operators says the city is taking away their property rights.

Standoff In Waipahu: Hawaiian Rights ‘Army’ Has Illegally Occupied A Private Pot Farm Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Standoff In Waipahu: Hawaiian Rights ‘Army’ Has Illegally Occupied A Private Pot Farm

The owners of the 5-acre site intended to grow medical marijuana have a court order to remove the activists who are refusing to leave.

OSHA: ‘Disabled’ Red Hill Firefighting System Put Employees In Danger U.S. Pacific Fleet/2022

OSHA: ‘Disabled’ Red Hill Firefighting System Put Employees In Danger

The Navy said it turned off the automatic deployment of firefighting foam after a leak in the system.

These 3 Hawaii Beaches Have Chronic Pollution Problems Courtesy: Surfrider Foundation

These 3 Hawaii Beaches Have Chronic Pollution Problems

Surfrider Foundation shares its top 10 list of popular U.S. beaches that fail to meet health standards for recreational users.