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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.
White House: Middle Class Tax Hike Could Cut Hawaii Spending By $1B

White House: Middle Class Tax Hike Could Cut Hawaii Spending By $1B

UPDATED 1 p.m. Council of Economic Advisers releases state-by-state fiscal cliff analyses.
Akaka Retiring: Plenty Aloha, But What About Accomplishments?

Akaka Retiring: Plenty Aloha, But What About Accomplishments?

A look back at 36 years in Congress for Hawaii's junior U.S. senator.
FTA Says It Will Sign $1.55 Billion Deal For Honolulu Rail Project

FTA Says It Will Sign $1.55 Billion Deal For Honolulu Rail Project

UPDATED Notification for 30-day review comes just days before key funding deadline.
Spokesman: Inouye Healthy, Fall Unrelated to Grueling Schedule

Spokesman: Inouye Healthy, Fall Unrelated to Grueling Schedule

The 88-year-old Hawaii senator cut his head in a fall at his Maryland home.
Will A New Law Mean Federal Funding for Honolulu BRT? Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Will A New Law Mean Federal Funding for Honolulu BRT?

Camp Cayetano says proposed rapid bus system qualifies as fixed guideway.
Honolulu Rail Delegation Seeks To Smooth Concerns In D.C.

Honolulu Rail Delegation Seeks To Smooth Concerns In D.C.

Hawaii Supreme Court ruling on burials raises FTA questions.
Federal Government In Hawaii