- Special Projects
Justices appeared concerned about the state’s argument that attorney-client privilege protects the Legislature from releasing the report.
Critics say more people should get to weigh in on developing the new recommendations and the process should be more transparent.
A new survey shows how island residents feel about their elected officials, major institutions and a broad range of issues, from housing to the environment.
Updated: Common Cause and League of Women Voters are putting legal pressure on the Legislature to improve transparency in the state’s lawmaking process.
Top Hawaii House and Senate leaders have given out nearly $200,000 to other candidates since 2006.
The voters in his Kalihi state House district — and all of Hawaii — must finally know whether the legislator is a crook.
Sen. Brickwood Galuteria, as well as Reps. Cindy Evans and Lei Learmont, lost their re-election efforts.
The GOP is unable to field candidates in a growing number of races — and that, worry experts, is a problem for democracy and government transparency.
Open seats provide opportunities, while a longtime legislator is challenging to get his state Senate post back.
Rep. Matt LoPresti says Senate President Ron Kouchi is distorting the facts to help lobbyist Alicia Maluafiti win the election.
Could younger Micronesian-Americans, many of whom will eventually have the right to vote unlike their parents, be Hawaii’s next big voting bloc?