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Hawaii Refuses To Release Internal Records On Missile Alert Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Refuses To Release Internal Records On Missile Alert

The governor’s office has declined to provide phone logs, text messages, instant messages and calendars related to the Jan. 13 false alarm.

Chad Blair: Guns Suddenly Become An Issue In Governor’s Race PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: Guns Suddenly Become An Issue In Governor’s Race

Updated 3/7/2018: Challenger Clayton Hee demonstrates that he has not lost his ability to shake things up, politically and policy-wise. And Hawaii has lots of guns.

Chad Blair: Should Hawaii Politicians Accept Mainland Cash? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: Should Hawaii Politicians Accept Mainland Cash?

Updated: Gov. David Ige recently held two campaign fundraisers in Washington, D.C., while on official business. And Rep. Hanabusa took cash from NextEra.

Former Sen. Clayton Hee Is Running For Governor PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Former Sen. Clayton Hee Is Running For Governor

The longtime Hawaii lawmaker says Honolulu rail has been mismanaged and the money should be spent on other things.

Ige Promises To Help Anxious Kakaako Seniors Facing Rent Hikes Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige Promises To Help Anxious Kakaako Seniors Facing Rent Hikes

The governor says the state will provide monthly subsidies of up to $250, and indicates a willingness to help residents elsewhere.

Ige Leads Hanabusa In Campaign Fundraising For Governor’s Race Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige Leads Hanabusa In Campaign Fundraising For Governor’s Race

State Sen. Jill Tokuda tops lieutenant governor candidates, bringing in more donations than her four rivals.

Chad Blair: Media Isn’t Ready To Let Ige Put Missile Alert Behind Him Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: Media Isn’t Ready To Let Ige Put Missile Alert Behind Him

The governor wanted to talk about issues and accomplishments. Reporters were waiting with questions about the false alarm.
Ige Calls Homelessness Hawaii’s Biggest Problem In State Of State Speech Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige Calls Homelessness Hawaii’s Biggest Problem In State Of State Speech

UPDATED: The governor cited accomplishments, but some legislative critics said his address was short on specifics.
Hawaii Distributed Phony Image Of Missile Warning Screen Hawaii Emergency Management Agency

Hawaii Distributed Phony Image Of Missile Warning Screen

Gov. David Ige's office sent out a screenshot of menu options for emergency warnings that it thought was real.
General Will Review Why Hawaii Sent Out False Nuke Alarm Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

General Will Review Why Hawaii Sent Out False Nuke Alarm

The initial review ordered by Gov. David Ige is due in 30 days, with a final report due in 60 days.
Hanabusa Launches Campaign With Swipe At ‘Rudderless’ Ige Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Hanabusa Launches Campaign With Swipe At ‘Rudderless’ Ige

The Hawaii congresswoman says state government is "adrift" and needs a course correction.
Chad Blair: Why Colleen Hanabusa Can’t Sit Still Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: Why Colleen Hanabusa Can’t Sit Still

The Hawaii congresswoman talks about ambition, office-hopping and her quest for the Hawaii governor's office.