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County councils say state lawmakers should follow open meeting laws, even though they’re not legally required to.
New research shows non-native species can survive years at sea on buoys, nets, lost boats and trash before reaching distant shorelines.
Chelsea Valiente is worried the state hasn’t listed son Peyton’s ex-babysitter in a database of known abusers aimed at alerting others of problems.
A former employee says he was called the “Mad Iranian” and subjected to other anti-Muslim taunts.
Four other trusts, derived from the wealth of Native Hawaiian royalty, support a wide range of philanthropies and hold vast business interests.
The 92 drowning deaths in 2016 represented a slight decrease from the previous year, but was slightly above average for the decade.
Responding to a lawsuit and presidential proclamation, the Pacific fishery council is reconsidering what “non-commercial fishing” and “cultural fishing” should mean.
Rep. Chris Collins’ bill would ban state or local governments from regulating rifles or shotguns more strictly than federal laws do.
Authorities say it may be the first felony conviction under a statute designed to protect the endangered marine mammals.
UPDATED A marine sanctuary advisory group wants to block opening Papahanaumokuakea to energy exploration or mining.