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Report: Hawaii Is Still Heavily Dependent On Fossil Fuels Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Report: Hawaii Is Still Heavily Dependent On Fossil Fuels

Three-quarters of electric production came from petroleum and coal in 2019.

Hawaii Deputy Sheriffs Finally On Track For National Accreditation Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Deputy Sheriffs Finally On Track For National Accreditation

UPDATED: Hawaii’s Department of Public Safety makes progress in accrediting state deputy sheriffs nearly a decade after state law required it.

Hawaii Law Enforcement Rescues 5 Kids From Sex Trafficking Cory Lum

Hawaii Law Enforcement Rescues 5 Kids From Sex Trafficking

The weekend operation took place in Honolulu.

Governor Nominates Todd Eddins To Hawaii Supreme Court Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Governor Nominates Todd Eddins To Hawaii Supreme Court

UPDATED: The 1st circuit judge is expected to join a liberal-leaning majority on the state’s highest court.

Marauder Samurai: Hawaii Soldiers Played Key Role In WWII Unit Honored By Congress U.S. Army

Marauder Samurai: Hawaii Soldiers Played Key Role In WWII Unit Honored By Congress

A handpicked team of Japanese American troops were the “eyes and ears” of an elite military unit as they fought in the jungles of South Asia.

Former UPW Officials Sue Union Over Ousters Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Former UPW Officials Sue Union Over Ousters

Attorneys for the officials say they were not granted due process rights.

Police Standards Board Asking For More Time, Money — Again Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Police Standards Board Asking For More Time, Money — Again

The Legislature has already declined to take up two similar requests that would give the board more time to put in place statewide standards and a certification process for cops.

Hawaii County Offering Free COVID-19 Tests Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii County Offering Free COVID-19 Tests

Insurance and co-pay aren’t required for the tests.

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