Every year there’s a small chance a flood will engulf Waikiki, destroying buildings and throwing Hawaii’s tourist mecca into mayhem.
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday in one of the most high-profile cases so far of President Donald Trump’s tenure.
Hawaii is second only to Virginia in the amount of money that flows into the state through Defense Department spending.
Mark Bennett, the former state AG under Hawaii’s last Republican governor, received bipartisan accolades during his Senate confirmation hearing.
While President Trump’s proposed cuts would have hurt the Aloha State, a new budget deal increased funding for many programs.
Prosecutor Jill Otake, who once had a shot at the job under Obama, takes her first step toward confirmation in the Trump era.