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Five Women Appointed To Court Vacancies After Calls For More Diversity Screenshot

Five Women Appointed To Court Vacancies After Calls For More Diversity

In years past, the governor’s nominees to state courts have heavily favored men.

Hawaii May Not Set Minimum Qualifications For Police Until 2024 Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Hawaii May Not Set Minimum Qualifications For Police Until 2024

The board is asking state lawmakers for more resources while researching standards already in place in other states.

The Next Community To Host Oahu’s Landfill Can Learn From The Westside Ku‘u Kauanoe/Civil Beat/2021

The Next Community To Host Oahu’s Landfill Can Learn From The Westside

As the city searches for a new site, the Westside offers lessons on how a place can turn into the island’s perceived ‘dumping ground.’

Molokai Residents Riled By Possible Gate To Block Vehicles From Beach Courtesy: Molokai Properties Limited/2021

Molokai Residents Riled By Possible Gate To Block Vehicles From Beach

Molokai Ranch has been at odds with residents over land access before. This time, however, the ranch says it’s considering the step to protect a prized natural resource.

Wanted: Developer To Turn Aloha Stadium Parking Lot Into Entertainment District Courtesy: Crawford Architects

Wanted: Developer To Turn Aloha Stadium Parking Lot Into Entertainment District

Solicitation documents released Tuesday ask applicants to present their ideas for the new real estate project.

This Big Island Octopus Research Facility Is Drawing The Wrath Of Animal Rights Activists

This Big Island Octopus Research Facility Is Drawing The Wrath Of Animal Rights Activists

But the Kanaloa Octopus Farm’s owner says the group is off target. The farm is trying to save the species, not serve it for dinner.

Lanai Council Considers Resident-Only Beach Park Access Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Lanai Council Considers Resident-Only Beach Park Access

Crowds at the popular beach park fronting Lanai’s crescent-shaped Hulopoe Bay have sparked tensions between local residents and tourists.

Feds Ban Swimming With Hawaii’s Spinner Dolphins Flickr: Caroline Gagné

Feds Ban Swimming With Hawaii’s Spinner Dolphins

Hawaiian spinner dolphins are nocturnal. A new ban on getting close to the animals aims to protect them from harassment and disturbance.

Honolulu City Council Wants To Regulate Car-Sharing Companies Flickr: Kai Friis

Honolulu City Council Wants To Regulate Car-Sharing Companies

Complaints by annoyed neighbors about crowded parking spaces prompted the city to introduce a resolution.

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