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More Lingle Appointees Staying On Board

More Lingle Appointees Staying On Board

Board members resisting Abercrombie's resignation request grows to 18.

Hawaii Legislature Needs to Give Records Office a Backbone

With officials flaunting law, lawmakers should clarify that OIP has power to order release of government records.

Hawaii Open Records Agency Lets Public Down

Hawaii Office of Information Practices doesn't stand tough as top officials thumb nose at public.
When Labor Contracts Expire, State Pay To Revert to Pre-Furlough Levels

When Labor Contracts Expire, State Pay To Revert to Pre-Furlough Levels

But Hawaii's budget chief says there isn't enough money to pay 2009 levels for long.
Newsmaker: Interview With Lt. Governor Brian Schatz

Newsmaker: Interview With Lt. Governor Brian Schatz

UPDATED Civil Beat interviewed Schatz on Tuesday. Watch a video of the conversation here.
Appointees Resist Hawaii Gov’s Resignation Request

Appointees Resist Hawaii Gov’s Resignation Request

Members of five boards have their say, share copy of Abercrombie's letter.
Hawaii’s CIO to Tackle Outdated Technology

Hawaii’s CIO to Tackle Outdated Technology

Abercrombie says Hawaii was only state without a chief information officer.
Auditor: Poor Management of Hawaii Public Housing Puts Federal Funds at Risk

Auditor: Poor Management of Hawaii Public Housing Puts Federal Funds at Risk

Report finds long maintenance backlog and 9,000 Hawaii families waiting.
Hawaii DPS To Finally Follow Medical Pot Law

Hawaii DPS To Finally Follow Medical Pot Law

ACLU prompts Department of Public Safety to change its guidelines on medical marijuana.
Hawaii State Government