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The Fastest-Growing Ethnic Group In Hawaii Is Also The Most Invisible Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Fastest-Growing Ethnic Group In Hawaii Is Also The Most Invisible

About 11% of Hawaii residents claim Hispanic heritage, a number that’s expected to grow. But Latinos are also the least likely to respond to the census.

Honolulu Star-Advertiser Cutting Payroll Costs To Weather Pandemic Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Star-Advertiser Cutting Payroll Costs To Weather Pandemic

The question for already-beleaguered media outlets nationwide is when steps such as furloughs and reduced work schedules can be lifted.

Federal Fishery Managers Get Creative To Help Hawaii’s Tuna Fishermen Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Federal Fishery Managers Get Creative To Help Hawaii’s Tuna Fishermen

The longline fleet relies on U.S. Pacific Island territories to go beyond its base catch limit for bigeye. Now one of the three territories won’t sign the deal.

Hawaii Storytellers: A Letter To Our Hapa Daughters

Hawaii Storytellers: A Letter To Our Hapa Daughters

Mark Noguchi and Amanda Corby Noguchi share how the love for their community brought them together.

Hawaii Gun Violence Commission Would Leave The Public In The Dark Marina Riker/Civil Beat

Hawaii Gun Violence Commission Would Leave The Public In The Dark

The Legislature has proposed creating a new group to help tackle violent crimes but exempting it from the Sunshine Law.

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: We Should Elect Leaders Who Can Actually Lead Us PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: We Should Elect Leaders Who Can Actually Lead Us

Hawaii sorely misses the type of leadership, political wisdom and courage that former Gov. John Burns exhibited.

US Air Force Sergeant Convicted In Beating Of Daughter Cory Lum/Civil Beat

US Air Force Sergeant Convicted In Beating Of Daughter

Caleb Humphrey, stationed at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, was found guilty in a court martial of aggravated assault and child endangerment.

Lawmakers Want More Transparency About Prosecutors’ Charging Decisions Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lawmakers Want More Transparency About Prosecutors’ Charging Decisions

Hawaii’s four county prosecutors worry a proposed bill requires them to provide extra data about defendants without providing their offices any extra funding.

Hawaii Police Shootings Review Board Finally Releases Its First Decision

Hawaii Police Shootings Review Board Finally Releases Its First Decision

The case involved the shooting death of Justin Waiki, who was being pursued in connection with the murder of a Big Island police officer.

Lawmakers Limit Scope Of Bill Banning AG’s Probe Of Hawaiian Nonprofit ronitphoto

Lawmakers Limit Scope Of Bill Banning AG’s Probe Of Hawaiian Nonprofit

Amendments would prohibit the attorney general from investigating KAHEA and other nonprofits if the investigation would create a conflict of interest.

Lawsuit: Feds Failing To Protect Hawaii Waters From Plastics Claire Caulfield/Civil Beat

Lawsuit: Feds Failing To Protect Hawaii Waters From Plastics

Environmental groups say the EPA should have declared the state’s coastal waters as “impaired” due to significant plastic waste.

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