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Maui Is Taking This Clean Water Legal Fight All The Way — Some Say Too Far Courtesy: Jen Smith

Maui Is Taking This Clean Water Legal Fight All The Way — Some Say Too Far

The Maui wastewater case has far-reaching ramifications for the nation’s rivers, lakes and oceans. And it’s headed to a conservative Supreme Court.

Hawaii Governor Keeps His Official Visitor List Under Wraps Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Governor Keeps His Official Visitor List Under Wraps

David Ige’s office says he does not keep track of his visitors, raising transparency concerns.

Ige Seeking State Energy Chief Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige Seeking State Energy Chief

The state is taking job applications until the end of the month.

Ige Names Tax Director To Chief of Staff Position Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige Names Tax Director To Chief of Staff Position

Linda Chu Takayama will take over the office previously held by Ford Fuchigami.

Illegal Parking Fees Rise From $35 To $235 On Kauai’s North Shore Cyril Fluck/Flickr

Illegal Parking Fees Rise From $35 To $235 On Kauai’s North Shore

The steepened penalty is expected to deter problematic illegal parking near popular beaches, trailheads and attractions on Kauai’s secluded North Shore.

‘We’re Not Scared’: Hawaii Confronts Next Wave Of Climate Change Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

‘We’re Not Scared’: Hawaii Confronts Next Wave Of Climate Change

Local emerging leaders and experts in their fields expound on the importance of bringing diverse minds to the table to develop solutions.

Councilman Menor: Kealoha Case Warrants Internal Reviews Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Councilman Menor: Kealoha Case Warrants Internal Reviews

He said he wants to know how the misdeeds detailed in a federal corruption case were allowed to go “unchecked.”

Helping Seniors Survive The Hazards Of High-Rise Living In Honolulu Ku'u Kauanoe/Civil Beat

Helping Seniors Survive The Hazards Of High-Rise Living In Honolulu

Many older people live in condo towers. Now the push is on to encourage the buildings and their residents to better prepare for disaster.

‘Like A Christmas Present’: Hawaii’s Medical Aid In Dying Law Eased Patient’s Anxiety Contributed by Kathy Johnson

‘Like A Christmas Present’: Hawaii’s Medical Aid In Dying Law Eased Patient’s Anxiety

Steve Johnson was the second person to die under the state’s new assisted suicide law. The state reports eight patients so far have received prescriptions for lethal drugs.

Mainland Mayors Face Backlash For Business Trip To Honolulu Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Mainland Mayors Face Backlash For Business Trip To Honolulu

The criticism highlights a longstanding perception problem Hawaii has in attracting conferences and conventions.

Hawaii’s Longliners Could Soon Be Allowed To Catch 18 Million Pounds Of Tuna Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii’s Longliners Could Soon Be Allowed To Catch 18 Million Pounds Of Tuna

Federal fishery managers recommended significantly increasing the amount of ahi that the fleet can catch.

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.

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