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‘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.

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.

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