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Wage Bump Aims To Stem Departure Of Honolulu’s Deputy Prosecutors Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2017

Wage Bump Aims To Stem Departure Of Honolulu’s Deputy Prosecutors

In the midst of a workforce shortage, some city positions are getting big pay boosts, Civil Beat's Salary Database shows.

Ex-Mililani Athletic Director Gets Probation For Booster Club Theft Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2016

Ex-Mililani Athletic Director Gets Probation For Booster Club Theft

Glenn Nitta pleaded no contest to the theft of more than $400,000.

Two New Liquor Commissioners Confirmed By Honolulu Council Ben Angarone/Civil Beat/2023

Two New Liquor Commissioners Confirmed By Honolulu Council

Joseph Bock and Kevin Sakamoto join a troubled city commission.

Hawaii Couple Found Guilty Of Stealing IDs Of Dead Babies AP

Hawaii Couple Found Guilty Of Stealing IDs Of Dead Babies

Jurors deliberated for about two hours before reaching guilty verdicts.

Wildfire Rages Near Mililani As Helicopters Fight It From The Air Kevin Fujii/Civil Beat/2023

Wildfire Rages Near Mililani As Helicopters Fight It From The Air

Officials said the flames posed no threat to homes in the remote area, but they're keeping an eye on it.

Cesspool Conversions: Honolulu Seeks To Connect More Homes To Main Sewer System Ben Angarone/Civil Beat/2023

Cesspool Conversions: Honolulu Seeks To Connect More Homes To Main Sewer System

A proposal to install sewer lines for a section of Ewa Beach is shaping up as a litmus test for the effort as homeowners say they need more help covering the costs.

These ‘Affordable’ High Rise Apartments Aren’t Selling. It’s Not For Lack Of Interest David Croxford/Civil Beat/2023

These ‘Affordable’ High Rise Apartments Aren’t Selling. It’s Not For Lack Of Interest

Only about 13% of affordable units in some Honolulu towers have sold after being on the market for over a year.

Most Hawaii Wildfires Are Started By People, But Arson Cases Are Rarely Solved Thomas Heaton/Civil Beat/2023

Most Hawaii Wildfires Are Started By People, But Arson Cases Are Rarely Solved

There are too few investigators and insufficient resources to find out who was to blame in most fires.

Nearly 500 Weapons Collected During Buyback In Honolulu Department of Law Enforcement

Nearly 500 Weapons Collected During Buyback In Honolulu

The Department of Law Enforcement collected 494 firearms, including an Uzi and a Mac10.

Honolulu Mayor Signs Bill To Ban Flavored Tobacco Courtesy: City and County of Honolulu

Honolulu Mayor Signs Bill To Ban Flavored Tobacco

But it will only take effect if state law nullifying county ordinances that regulate the sale of tobacco is reversed.