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Barack Obama Backs State Sen. Kai Kahele For Congress Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Barack Obama Backs State Sen. Kai Kahele For Congress

The former U.S. president endorsed more than 100 Democrats in races up and down the ballot across the country.

Forget Pirates, Illegal Fishermen Are Now Coast Guard’s Public Enemy No. 1 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Forget Pirates, Illegal Fishermen Are Now Coast Guard’s Public Enemy No. 1

The agency released a new strategic plan that will focus its efforts on stopping illegal fishing that officials say erodes national security and destroys economies.

Former CIA Agent Arrested In Honolulu For Helping China Spy On US Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Former CIA Agent Arrested In Honolulu For Helping China Spy On US

Recordings of meetings obtained by the FBI show Chinese officials paying Ma and another co-conspirator $50,000.

States, Including Hawaii, Slow To Spend COVID-19 Relief Aid Cory Lum/Civil Beat

States, Including Hawaii, Slow To Spend COVID-19 Relief Aid

State and local governments received $150 billion through a federal coronavirus relief program, but a new report shows they have yet to spend much of the money.

Trump Hotel In Waikiki Received Millions From Small Business Bailout Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Trump Hotel In Waikiki Received Millions From Small Business Bailout

While President Donald Trump doesn’t own the property, he does license his name to the California company that does.

Feds: Hawaii Travel Quarantine Discriminates Against Out-Of-State Residents Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Feds: Hawaii Travel Quarantine Discriminates Against Out-Of-State Residents

The U.S. Justice Department is supporting several Hawaii homeowners who want the trans-Pacific quarantine lifted.

Fish Councils Look For Ways To Bounce Back From Pandemic Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Fish Councils Look For Ways To Bounce Back From Pandemic

Fishery managers met remotely this week to discuss the dwindling of their markets because of COVID-19.

This Federal Bailout Is Bringing A Lot More Money To Hawaii Than The Last One In 2008 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

This Federal Bailout Is Bringing A Lot More Money To Hawaii Than The Last One In 2008

The Great Recession’s federal stimulus program focused on building projects while CARES is putting more money directly into the pockets of residents and business owners.

Hawaii Is Seriously Short On Census Job Applicants Getty Images/iStockphoto

Hawaii Is Seriously Short On Census Job Applicants

Hawaii’s census response rate is among the lowest in the nation.

Federal Government In Hawaii