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Judge Says Lawsuit Against Department Of Agriculture Can Go Forward Stewart Yerton/Civil Beat/2022

Judge Says Lawsuit Against Department Of Agriculture Can Go Forward

Hooah Farms has been called a model for Oahu, but the owners want out of the Kahuku Agricultural Park, saying the park’s manager can’t be trusted.

This New Downtown Driver Testing Site Has The Highest Failure Rate On Oahu Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

This New Downtown Driver Testing Site Has The Highest Failure Rate On Oahu

Driving instructors say traffic congestion and certain routes can make some testing sites more difficult than others.

Honolulu Police Chief Finalists Address Crime And Officer Shortages PBS Hawaii/2022

Honolulu Police Chief Finalists Address Crime And Officer Shortages

The Honolulu Police Commission has said it plans to announce its choice by June, about a year after the previous police chief resigned.

Number Of Homeless People Counted In Oahu Survey Drops 11% Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Number Of Homeless People Counted In Oahu Survey Drops 11%

Oahu’s homeless population includes 55 adults who said they are on the Hawaiian Homelands waitlist, the survey found.

This Honolulu Architect Admitted To Bribery. But He Still Has His License Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

This Honolulu Architect Admitted To Bribery. But He Still Has His License

Despite pleading guilty to a job-related felony, William Wong was able to renew his license for another two years.

Ex-Honolulu Officials Charged With Conspiracy Will Face A Jury In The Fall Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Ex-Honolulu Officials Charged With Conspiracy Will Face A Jury In The Fall

A trial that was scheduled for June has been pushed to at least October after the judge granted a continuance.

Many Tourists Unaware Of New Diamond Head Reservation System On First Day Denby Fawcett/Civil Beat/2022

Many Tourists Unaware Of New Diamond Head Reservation System On First Day

The system is designed to relieve crowding at the popular hiking trail but it may take some time to work out the kinks.

Crime On Oahu Is Bouncing Back To Pre-Pandemic Levels Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Crime On Oahu Is Bouncing Back To Pre-Pandemic Levels

The number of homicides and car thefts have spiked on Hawaii’s most populous island, according to HPD data.

Tupola’s City Council Term Limit Proposal Raises Ethics Concerns Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat/2018

Tupola’s City Council Term Limit Proposal Raises Ethics Concerns

The councilwoman hasn’t disclosed that she is getting paid by a candidate who would benefit from her legislation. 

Red Hill Water Contamination Sickened Some 2,000 People, Survey Finds Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Red Hill Water Contamination Sickened Some 2,000 People, Survey Finds

Seventeen people were hospitalized, children experienced seizures and pets died, federal health officials found.