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Hawaii Gets $10 Million For Airport Improvements Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Gets $10 Million For Airport Improvements

The funding will be used to purchase aircraft rescue and firefighting vehicles, reconstruct taxiways and install runway lighting at four airports across the state.

Stairway to Heaven Could Be Removed By 2022 Flickr

Stairway to Heaven Could Be Removed By 2022

The Haiku Stairs have been closed to the public for years, but that hasn’t stopped hikers from trespassing and Instagramming the views.

Hawaii Police Shooting Board Won’t Release Its Findings — At Least For Now Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Police Shooting Board Won’t Release Its Findings — At Least For Now

The new board wants advice from the state AG’s office before deciding whether to reveal what its concluded about officer-involved deaths.

Breastfeeding Porn Lawsuit: ‘This Is A Pretty Wild Case’ Screenshot

Breastfeeding Porn Lawsuit: ‘This Is A Pretty Wild Case’

The defendants — most of whom are women — shared posts on social media accusing a local photographer of trying to lure pregnant women into lactation pornography.

Hawaii Doctors Turn To Telemedicine As Number of Abortion Providers Dwindles Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Doctors Turn To Telemedicine As Number of Abortion Providers Dwindles

Hawaii was the first state to recognize a woman’s right to terminate her pregnancy, but women in rural Hawaii who wish to exercise that right face plenty of hurdles.

Feds’ Secret List Of Troubled Nursing Homes Includes Hawaii Facilities Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Feds’ Secret List Of Troubled Nursing Homes Includes Hawaii Facilities

Two U.S. senators have released a list of nursing homes nationwide, including six in Hawaii, that have a pattern of providing residents unsafe or substandard care.

He Fought For Hawaii’s Aid In Dying Law. Now He Wants To Use it. Cory Lum/Civil Beat

He Fought For Hawaii’s Aid In Dying Law. Now He Wants To Use it.

Prominent Honolulu lobbyist John Radcliffe, whose colon cancer has spread, became the first state resident Wednesday to start the application process.

‘I Did Not Jump Off The Train’ Contributed by the Salazar family

‘I Did Not Jump Off The Train’

Recovering Amtrak passenger Aaron Salazar, who was found critically injured in a remote part of California, disputes Amtrak’s initial finding that he may have attempted suicide.

Living On $70,000 In Kaneohe

Living On $70,000 In Kaneohe

In HI-Priced, a new email newsletter that’s part of our ongoing “Living Hawaii” series, we’re asking local people how they make ends meet in the Aloha State.

Should Psychologists Be Able To Prescribe Drugs? Flicker.com

Should Psychologists Be Able To Prescribe Drugs?

Lawmakers have confronted the question for decades. Proponents say it could boost access to treatment, while opponents warn of opening up patients to subpar care.

In Hawaii, People Like Trump Better Than They Like The Legislature Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

In Hawaii, People Like Trump Better Than They Like The Legislature

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.

‘Tragic’ Findings For Hawaii’s Transgender Youth In New State Report Department of Health

‘Tragic’ Findings For Hawaii’s Transgender Youth In New State Report

Transgender kids in public high schools are in “survival mode” but more resources and role models are emerging, according to the first-of-its-kind study.

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