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Hawaii Jockeys For Advantage In Biden’s $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Jockeys For Advantage In Biden’s $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan

Local politicians, business leaders and labor organizers say Hawaii needs funds to reduce its dependence on petroleum, boost rail and improve wastewater systems.

Biden’s $2 Trillion Infrastructure Could Bring Billions To Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Biden’s $2 Trillion Infrastructure Could Bring Billions To Hawaii

The president will unveil his American Jobs Plan, which has the potential to infuse huge sums of money into the islands’ transportation and energy infrastructure.

Hawaii US Attorney Will Leave Office Sooner Than Expected Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii US Attorney Will Leave Office Sooner Than Expected

Kenji Price’s replacement will be named by President Joe Biden.

Ige: Twice Monthly Furloughs Not Necessary This Year Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige: Twice Monthly Furloughs Not Necessary This Year

But there is a need for some “labor savings,” although the governor declined to be more specific.

Lee Cataluna: Trump’s Leaving But Can We Keep His Hawaii US Attorney? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lee Cataluna: Trump’s Leaving But Can We Keep His Hawaii US Attorney?

In just two years on the job, Hawaii’s top federal law enforcement officer has taken down some fearsome foes.

Navatek CEO Warned Workers Of ‘Draconian Consequences’ If They Slacked Off During Pandemic Courtesy: Hawaii News Now

Navatek CEO Warned Workers Of ‘Draconian Consequences’ If They Slacked Off During Pandemic

Now, Martin Kao faces federal charges of bank fraud and money laundering for allegedly bilking the coronavirus relief program of $12.8 million.

Prominent Hawaii Defense Contractor Arrested For CARES Act Fraud Courtesy: Hawaii News Now

Prominent Hawaii Defense Contractor Arrested For CARES Act Fraud

Martin Kao is a prolific political donor whose company, Navatek LLC, has received millions of dollars in federal contracts.

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.

Federal Government In Hawaii