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While many neighbors are mounting opposition to the new proposal, the expansion has vocal support from several Native Hawaiian organizations.
UPDATED: Yamanoha’s continued employment at HART drew criticism, but rail agency officials won’t say whether he was fired or left voluntarily.
The contractor’s payment denials are among $77 million in freshly rejected rail invoices that didn’t meet state standards for legitimate construction costs.
The local ACLU criticizes the purchase of equipment like the $580,000 Lenco Bearcat armored vehicle as encouraging local police to adopt a “warrior mentality.”
Bill 37 offers unsupported justifications to favor organized labor over nonunion general contractors.
A number of new solar and wind projects are needed on Oahu to replace the last coal-fired plant, which is scheduled to close in 2022.
The double-digit percentage pay increases are permissible under a UH policy giving discretion to the university president to elevate pay.
A strong election turnout would make Hawaiians, some of whom now abstain from voting, a more powerful political force than they have been in decades.
A new report from the Hawaii Executive Conference details the state’s worsening financial problems, but it doesn’t offer any solutions.
The Hawaii congresswoman continued to push for ending U.S. involvement in “regime-change war” during Tuesday’s Democratic presidential debate.