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Nevada Man Accused Of 1972 Hawaii Killing Is Fighting Extradition Reno Police Department

Nevada Man Accused Of 1972 Hawaii Killing Is Fighting Extradition

Tudor Chirila says he was unlawfully arrested and evidence from a DNA sample is unconstitutional.

Honolulu Has Many Vacant Positions Open On Boards And Commissions Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

Honolulu Has Many Vacant Positions Open On Boards And Commissions

Candidates will be appointed by the mayor and confirmed by the Honolulu City Council.

Honolulu Historic Preservation Bill Is Gaining Traction Courtesy: Drudi Johnston

Honolulu Historic Preservation Bill Is Gaining Traction

Losses of historic sites, including the destruction of the home that inspired the song “Aloha Oe,” have spurred support for a city agency to monitor and protect Oahu’s ancient places.

The Struggle Over Towering Wind Farms Is At The Center Of A Honolulu City Council Debate Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

The Struggle Over Towering Wind Farms Is At The Center Of A Honolulu City Council Debate

People don’t want to live in the shadow of industrial wind turbines. But the state wants to switch to renewable energy soon. So where do you put them?

Prosecutor Will Not Bring Charges Against Police Officer In Fatal Kalaeloa Shooting David Croxford/Civil Beat/2022

Prosecutor Will Not Bring Charges Against Police Officer In Fatal Kalaeloa Shooting

An officer’s body camera and witness statements helped determine that the 2019 shooting was self-defense, the prosecutor said.

Honolulu Elections: The Race Is On To Represent Downtown Kokua Council/2022

Honolulu Elections: The Race Is On To Represent Downtown

District 6 covers the area from downtown to Iwilei and spans mauka to Nuuanu.

Honolulu Prosecutor’s Office Seeks Special Session to Reverse High Court’s Grand Jury Decision Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Honolulu Prosecutor’s Office Seeks Special Session to Reverse High Court’s Grand Jury Decision

The Honolulu prosecutor’s office says the Supreme Court ruling could result in 168 convicted felons being released unless indicted by a grand jury.

Rear Admiral Named To Lead Red Hill Task Force U.S. Department of Defense

Rear Admiral Named To Lead Red Hill Task Force

Sens. Hirono and Schatz express hope that the appointment will expedite defueling of the facility.

Oahu Parks Restocked With Toilet Paper Honolulu Parks & Recreation

Oahu Parks Restocked With Toilet Paper

A recent call for reduced use is now suspended after a “steadier supply” of industrial-sized product has been secured.