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Honolulu Councilwoman Tupola Likely Violated Ethics Laws, Commission Finds Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Honolulu Councilwoman Tupola Likely Violated Ethics Laws, Commission Finds

Andria Tupola said her intention was to get Covid-19 testing and vaccination resources to her community.

Honolulu Water Customers Asked To Reduce Water Usage Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Honolulu Water Customers Asked To Reduce Water Usage

BWS is asking residents, businesses and government agencies to only use the water they need.

Bad Blood Between Crime Boss And His Son’s Friend Started Over Stolen Watch, Plea Says FBI

Bad Blood Between Crime Boss And His Son’s Friend Started Over Stolen Watch, Plea Says

A year before Mike Miske blamed Jonathan Fraser for the fatal car accident that killed Miske’s son, he had Fraser beaten for stealing a gold Rolex, the agreement says. Miske is accused of later ordering Fraser’s murder.

Hawaii Senators Secure Millions For Red Hill Defueling, Mitigation Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Hawaii Senators Secure Millions For Red Hill Defueling, Mitigation

The funding will support water monitoring, filtration, restoration efforts and relief for residents, Hirono’s office said.

Half The Areas Impacted By Fuel Contamination Are Now Deemed Safe Hawaii Department of Health/2022

Half The Areas Impacted By Fuel Contamination Are Now Deemed Safe

Residents who get the all-clear will have to leave their hotel rooms and return home.

Navy Says It Shouldn’t Have To Share More Red Hill Documents U.S. Navy/2022

Navy Says It Shouldn’t Have To Share More Red Hill Documents

A health department hearing officer will decide whether the Navy still has to hand over records.

Honolulu Mayor’s Budget Proposal Includes No Tax Rate Or Fee Hikes Screenshot: Olelo/2022

Honolulu Mayor’s Budget Proposal Includes No Tax Rate Or Fee Hikes

Mayor Rick Blangiardi will deliver his second State of the City address next week.

Pentagon To Close Red Hill Fuel Facility Permanently Amid Contamination Crisis U.S. Navy/2021

Pentagon To Close Red Hill Fuel Facility Permanently Amid Contamination Crisis

The announcement marks the end of the military’s fight to keep open a WWII-era fuel facility that has threatened Oahu’s drinking water for years.

Roy Amemiya Was A ‘Soft-Spoken’ Banker Known For His Integrity. Then He Was Indicted Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2015

Roy Amemiya Was A ‘Soft-Spoken’ Banker Known For His Integrity. Then He Was Indicted

Amemiya’s attorney says his client played no role in arranging the retirement deal with disgraced ex-police chief Louis Kealoha. Federal prosecutors say otherwise.

Honolulu Climate Change Lawsuit Against Oil Companies Will Proceed, Judge Rules Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat/2022

Honolulu Climate Change Lawsuit Against Oil Companies Will Proceed, Judge Rules

The case is the first of its kind to reach the discovery phase in which oil companies will have to share documents, the city said.