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Federal Government In Hawaii

Honolulu Council Goes Easy on Troubled Nonprofit

Honolulu Council Goes Easy on Troubled Nonprofit

ORI Anuenue Hale asks for support in fight against feds.
Hawaii Federal Judge Favors Allowing Live-Blogging From Courtroom

Hawaii Federal Judge Favors Allowing Live-Blogging From Courtroom

Mollway likely to permit Civil Beat to post live updates on the Aloun Farms human trafficking trial.
East-West Center President Confident Dems Will Restore Funding

East-West Center President Confident Dems Will Restore Funding

Morrison says Senate will support Hawaii-based organization.
East-West Center Threats Hit Obama Close To Home

East-West Center Threats Hit Obama Close To Home

President has deep family ties to Hawaii organization targeted by Republican funding cuts.
Feds Unlikely to Prosecute Hawaii Teen With Gun Flickr

Feds Unlikely to Prosecute Hawaii Teen With Gun

Boy who brought Glock to school probably won't face federal charges.
All Together Now: Panel Charts Redistricting Course

All Together Now: Panel Charts Redistricting Course

Chair Victoria Marks leads Reapportionment Commission.
What a Federal Shutdown Would Mean for Hawaii Flickr

What a Federal Shutdown Would Mean for Hawaii

What services would still operate — and which wouldn't.
What Should Politicians Be Required to Disclose?

What Should Politicians Be Required to Disclose?

Civil Beat compares ethics rules in Honolulu, Hawaii and Congress in light of Nestor Garcia case.

U.S. Admiral: Helping Japan With Nuclear Crisis Is “Highest Priority”

Willard of Pacific Command in Hawaii shares what military is doing to aid Japan.

No Radiation Found in Hawaii Mail (Yet?)

Low levels of radiation in mail from Japan detected at mail centers in San Francisco and New York, but not Honolulu.

Djou: Micronesians Consume 20 Percent of Social Service Resources

The congressman says that while Micronesians make up less than 1 percent of Hawaii's population, they use over 20 percent of available social services.

Free Roger Christie!

On the Big Island, Roger Christie has been held in jail without bail since July 8 on federal drug charges and has become a symbol of the move to decriminalize marijuana.
Federal Government In Hawaii