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‘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?

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.

New Twist In Possible Hate Crime Case Gives Family New Hope Contributed by the Salazar family

New Twist In Possible Hate Crime Case Gives Family New Hope

Aaron Salazar’s family has finally gotten the FBI to intervene in a mysterious incident that Amtrak contends was a suicide attempt.

Suicide Attempt Or Hate Crime? A Family Searches For An Elusive Truth Contributed by the Salazar family

Suicide Attempt Or Hate Crime? A Family Searches For An Elusive Truth

Police say the Kaiser grad leapt out the window of a moving train in an attempted suicide. His Hawaii family says he was targeted for being gay.

The Hawaii Republican Party’s Slow Path To Extinction

The Hawaii Republican Party’s Slow Path To Extinction

The GOP is unable to field candidates in a growing number of races — and that, worry experts, is a problem for democracy and government transparency.

Want The New Shingles Vaccine? Join The Crowd Agatha Danglapin/Civil Beat

Want The New Shingles Vaccine? Join The Crowd

A nationwide shortage of Shingrix is forcing several pharmacies in Hawaii to keep lengthy waiting lists.

3 More Monk Seals Die From Disease Linked To Feral Cats Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

3 More Monk Seals Die From Disease Linked To Feral Cats

Scientists urge the public to stop feeding free-roaming cats, which are the only animals that can transmit the parasitic disease.

Trump Plan Would Cost Planned Parenthood In Hawaii $830,000 Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Trump Plan Would Cost Planned Parenthood In Hawaii $830,000

A rule change proposes to halt all federal funding to health care organizations that provide abortions.

Big Island, Kauai Medical Pot Shops Still Waiting Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Big Island, Kauai Medical Pot Shops Still Waiting

A Kauai dispensary plans to open soon, but Big Island dispensaries have yet to start growing their first crop.

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