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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 Spending Deal Pumps Millions Of Dollars Into Hawaii Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Federal Spending Deal Pumps Millions Of Dollars Into Hawaii

Congress passed a budget that includes money for programs the Trump administration tried to cut.

Hawaii’s Only Federal Halfway House Is Closing, Putting More Offenders Behind Bars Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii’s Only Federal Halfway House Is Closing, Putting More Offenders Behind Bars

The city of Honolulu bought the building as a new home for the Sand Island Treatment Center.

Despite Shutdown, Hawaii Housing Programs Are OK — For Now Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Despite Shutdown, Hawaii Housing Programs Are OK — For Now

Officials worry that if the shutdown drags on too long, landlords will be reluctant to accept Section 8 housing vouchers in the future.

By Land And Sea, The Shutdown Takes Its Toll On Hawaii AP

By Land And Sea, The Shutdown Takes Its Toll On Hawaii

A recent study finds the latest federal budget impasse is hitting the islands especially hard.

Hawaii Does Fine Raking In Federal Dollars Without Earmarks Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Hawaii Does Fine Raking In Federal Dollars Without Earmarks

There’s talk in Congress of resurrecting the system for bringing home the bacon. But lawmakers say it’s questionable how much that would help the state.

Federal Government In Hawaii