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Flesh-Eating Bacteria In The Ala Wai Canal May Triple Due To Climate Change Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2018

Flesh-Eating Bacteria In The Ala Wai Canal May Triple Due To Climate Change

UH researchers said infections are rare, but officials and residents should start now trying to mitigate contamination in the canal to keep it that way.

Where Is The Red Hill Contamination Moving? Experts Are ‘Working Blind’ Courtesy: U.S. Navy/2022

Where Is The Red Hill Contamination Moving? Experts Are ‘Working Blind’

The contamination crisis exposed how little regulators know about how groundwater – and fuel pollution – flow under the Red Hill facility.

The ‘Miske Enterprise’: Trial For The Accused Crime Boss Is Being Postponed Again John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2020

The ‘Miske Enterprise’: Trial For The Accused Crime Boss Is Being Postponed Again

Defense attorneys say there is too much evidence being turned over by the government to analyze in a short time, including more than 700,000 pages of documents, wiretap recordings of numerous telephones and dozens of forensic reports.

Two Years Into The Pandemic, Hawaii Is Finally Poised To Test Its Sewage For Covid Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2015

Two Years Into The Pandemic, Hawaii Is Finally Poised To Test Its Sewage For Covid

Poop might hold the key to tracking the virus, but the state has struggled to bring its wastewater testing laboratory online.

Honolulu’s Ban On Plastic And Polystyrene Containers Is On Hold For 6 Months Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2017

Honolulu’s Ban On Plastic And Polystyrene Containers Is On Hold For 6 Months

Food vendors can keep using plastic and foam containers, at least for a few more months.

Defense Department Seeks $1 Billion To Cover Red Hill Expenses Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Defense Department Seeks $1 Billion To Cover Red Hill Expenses

The budget proposal “signals the administration’s support of our efforts to safely defuel and shut down Red Hill,” U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz said.

Menor To Run For Honolulu City Council, Not Lieutenant Governor Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

Menor To Run For Honolulu City Council, Not Lieutenant Governor

The former councilman and state representative wants to return to Honolulu Hale.

State Investigation: Hawaii Investment Firm CEO Falsified Campaign Donations Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

State Investigation: Hawaii Investment Firm CEO Falsified Campaign Donations

JL Capital CEO Timothy Lee is accused of eight counts of illegal contributions to Keith Amemiya and Kym Pine in the 2020 Honolulu mayoral election.

Honolulu Short-Term Rental Restrictions Pass Final Committee Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Honolulu Short-Term Rental Restrictions Pass Final Committee

The next step is a final vote by the full Honolulu City Council.