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Federal Government In Hawaii

Education Secretary Passes With Near-Failing Grade betsydevos.com

Education Secretary Passes With Near-Failing Grade

Hawaii residents flooded Capitol Hill offices with letters, calls and emails opposing school-voucher advocate Betsy DeVos as secretary of education.

Trump Seeks To Put Hawaii Case On Hold Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Trump Seeks To Put Hawaii Case On Hold

The Trump administration says Hawaii’s challenge of travel ban should wait until a mainland case is resolved.

Hunters And Fishermen Score A Quick Kill Of Public Lands Bill Courtesy: The Good Reverend Flash via Flickr

Hunters And Fishermen Score A Quick Kill Of Public Lands Bill

A congressional land grab of 3.3 million acres didn’t sit well with groups that use public lands, a significant issue for Hawaii, too.

Hawaii Sues Trump To Block New Immigration Policy Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Sues Trump To Block New Immigration Policy

Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin says the state is uniquely harmed by the president’s recent executive order that bars refugees and others from entering the U.S.

Honolulu Protesters Join The Outcry Over Immigration Ban Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Honolulu Protesters Join The Outcry Over Immigration Ban

Demonstrators gather at Honolulu International Airport on Sunday as similar scenes play out across the country.

Schatz Gets Key Role On Military Panel Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Schatz Gets Key Role On Military Panel

Hawaii senator hopeful that new post will bring money to the state.

Kirstin Downey: Welcome To TrumpWorld Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Kirstin Downey: Welcome To TrumpWorld

Donald Trump’s presidency could be both good news and bad news for Hawaii.

War Of Words Escalates As Monument Decision Nears Courtesy: Expand PNMN

War Of Words Escalates As Monument Decision Nears

Supporters of expanding Papahanaumokuakea unveil an ad countering one by opponents of the proposal for the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.
Hawaii Drug Offenders To Be Freed Early In Federal Sentencing Overhaul flickr: mhsneon

Hawaii Drug Offenders To Be Freed Early In Federal Sentencing Overhaul

First 31 Hawaii inmates will be released next week, as part of the largest nationwide release of federal inmates in history.

‘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.
Federal Government In Hawaii