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UH To Lose Responsibility For Mauna Kea Under Compromise Bill Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

UH To Lose Responsibility For Mauna Kea Under Compromise Bill

A bill handing stewardship of the Big Island mountain to a new governing agency heads for a final vote.
Thousands Of Hawaiians Could Lose Phone And Internet Service Amid Bankruptcy Dispute PUC/Hawaiian Telcom/2022

Thousands Of Hawaiians Could Lose Phone And Internet Service Amid Bankruptcy Dispute

Sandwich Isles Communications has been changing locks, barricading doors and welding gates shut to keep out Hawaiian Telcom employees in a bitter feud over bankruptcy fallout.
$600M Homestead Package Marks ‘Banner Year’ For Native Hawaiians At The Legislature Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

$600M Homestead Package Marks ‘Banner Year’ For Native Hawaiians At The Legislature

Amid historic funding agreements for Hawaiians, lawmakers race to reach a compromise on dozens of measures ahead of key legislative deadlines.
State Reaches Historic $328 Million Settlement In Lawsuit Over Native Hawaiian Homesteads Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

State Reaches Historic $328 Million Settlement In Lawsuit Over Native Hawaiian Homesteads

The decision comes as Native Hawaiian issues took center stage at this year's Legislature.
This Key Native Hawaiian Advisory Group Has Been Given New Life Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

This Key Native Hawaiian Advisory Group Has Been Given New Life

The Aha Moku Advisory Committee has been shrouded in controversy since its creation and spent the last six years unable to operate effectively.
What Seaweed Can Tell Us About Our Environment In Hawaii Ku‘u Kauanoe/Civil Beat/2022

What Seaweed Can Tell Us About Our Environment In Hawaii

Native limu, which is linked to Hawaiian culture as well as the ecosystems it supports, faces threats from coastal development, climate change and invasive species.
Hawaii Lawmakers Propose Raising OHA’s Share Of Ceded Land Revenue Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Hawaii Lawmakers Propose Raising OHA’s Share Of Ceded Land Revenue

Updated: Senate Bill 2021 could go before the 51-member House for a full vote next week.
A New Center Could Help Save Native Languages From Extinction PF Bentley/Civil Beat/2016

A New Center Could Help Save Native Languages From Extinction

Native languages are disappearing in the U.S. and beyond. Hawaii's efforts to promote the Hawaiian language could serve as a model elsewhere.
Hawaii Senate Bills Would Earmark Nearly $1 Billion For Housing Projects Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2016

Hawaii Senate Bills Would Earmark Nearly $1 Billion For Housing Projects

Measures to fund lots under the state Department of Hawaiian Home Lands and others targeting gap income families won approval from a key committee Thursday.
Plan To Commit $600 Million To Hawaiian Home Lands Development Advances DHHL

Plan To Commit $600 Million To Hawaiian Home Lands Development Advances

After receiving hundreds of testimonies in favor of the measure, a key lawmaker says she will review possible  amendments and act on the bill on Thursday.