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‘Makery’ Could Encourage Hawaii Entrepreneurship

UH Technology Showcase features invention that could be used in both classrooms and small businesses.
Abercrombie Now ‘Flexible’ On Raising GET

Abercrombie Now ‘Flexible’ On Raising GET

The governor says he is in talks with Hawaii lawmakers about a "multiple series of steps" to close growing budget deficit.

Knowing the Past, Shaping the Future

Authors from Price of Paradise books of the 1990s and last year's Value of Hawaii collection share their ideas together, on Civil Beat and at UH forum next week.

Globalization and The Great Recession

Nothing has been done to alter the structural conditions in the global economy that caused economic catastrophe, UH professor says.
Fighting For Their Homes

Fighting For Their Homes

Hawaii Legislature considers foreclosure moratorium and mandatory mediation.
Budget Director Doesn’t Have  All the Answers for Lawmakers

Budget Director Doesn’t Have All the Answers for Lawmakers

In first appearance before the Hawaii Legislature, Kalbert Young asks for "patience and indulgence" as Abercrombie administration learns budget ropes.
Census Snapshot: Waipahu’s Idle Teens

Census Snapshot: Waipahu’s Idle Teens

American Community Survey indicates the Leeward community has the highest rate of idle teens and lowest rate of adults with high school diplomas on Oahu.
Census Snapshot: Ewa Villages Leads Way on Raising Educational Level

Census Snapshot: Ewa Villages Leads Way on Raising Educational Level

American Community Survey indicates the Leeward community saw largest increase in percentage of adults with high school diplomas over the past decade.
Capitol Watch: Dec. 30

Capitol Watch: Dec. 30

UPDATE 4:44 p.m. Dengue fever; BBQ for Barry O; Dim sum with Calvin Say; Hirono and Hanabusa; and money, money, money.
Census Snapshot: Waimanalo a Town on the Decline

Census Snapshot: Waimanalo a Town on the Decline

American Community Survey indicates the Windward community is struggling with one of Hawaii's worst economic dips.
Capitol Watch: Dec. 29 Flickr.com

Capitol Watch: Dec. 29

UPDATE 3:51 p.m. Council sees modest Hawaii growth in 2011; 'birther' to run for president; and POTUS extends Hawaii vacation until late Jan. 3.
Census Snapshot: Hauula a Town on the Rise

Census Snapshot: Hauula a Town on the Rise

American Community Survey indicates North Shore community has one of Hawaii's most dramatically improved local economies.
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