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‘Energy and Passion’ for Maunalua Bay Drives a Deep Debate Over the Future of the Marine Sanctuary Cory Lum/Civil Beat

‘Energy and Passion’ for Maunalua Bay Drives a Deep Debate Over the Future of the Marine Sanctuary

Hawaii Kai residents packed an elementary school cafeteria to air their concerns and try to learn more about the potential for new restrictions.
Honouliuli National Monument: Important Window to Dark Past National Park Service

Honouliuli National Monument: Important Window to Dark Past

Establishment of the monument at the site of Hawaii's largest and longest-used World War II internment camp ensures that its story is shared with future generations.
Marine Monument: Obama Could Have Done More to Protect the Fish U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service/James Maragos

Marine Monument: Obama Could Have Done More to Protect the Fish

A compromise with the fishing industry may have given one of the stakeholders short shrift.
Hawaii DOT Fined $1.2 Million for Stormwater Violations at 2 Harbors PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Hawaii DOT Fined $1.2 Million for Stormwater Violations at 2 Harbors

UPDATED. Department of Transportation responds to settlement agreement with EPA, DOJ, DOH.
Hawaii’s Federal Take? More Than $20 Billion Flickr

Hawaii’s Federal Take? More Than $20 Billion

Hawaii still gets more money from the federal government than it does from the tourism industry.
Government Shutdown Aftershocks for Charities Could Undercut Donations

Government Shutdown Aftershocks for Charities Could Undercut Donations

The Combined Federal Campaign was put on hold during the shutdown; charities are banking on loyalty.
Embattled Hawaii Nonprofit Enjoyed Tens of Millions in Military Dollars

Embattled Hawaii Nonprofit Enjoyed Tens of Millions in Military Dollars

ORI's military contracts grew fast despite investigations for misspending federal grant money.
Hawaii Spy Case: Did Chinese Girlfriend Lure Secrets From Contractor?

Hawaii Spy Case: Did Chinese Girlfriend Lure Secrets From Contractor?

A federal judge explains why she thinks Benjamin Pierce Bishop can be released to a halfway house.
Waikele Blast: ‘They Should Be Alive Today,’ Chemical Board Says

Waikele Blast: ‘They Should Be Alive Today,’ Chemical Board Says

U.S. Chemical Safety Board implements a federal fireworks safety overhaul based on explosion that killed five.
Federal Government In Hawaii