Louis Kealoha and his wife ask a judge to stop the city Ethics Commission from investigating them over the case of a missing mailbox.
The Kauai Good Neighbor Program could go statewide by the year’s end, but food-safety advocates say mandatory regulations are needed.
A local coalition currently receives $9.8 million in federal funding, but a new rule penalizes areas seen as criminalizing homelessness.
A former employee of Ansaldo Honolulu JV claims a lack of safety oversight could result in hazardous conditions and liability.
The state wants soil testing done, and it’s also asking a federal agency to help determine if there are health risks at the base in Kaneohe.
For years, county liquor commissions have controlled dancing in bars and restaurants where alcohol is served. Now they have to define what it is.
Members whose terms expired in June stay on to keep the council running as they wait — and wait — for Gov. David Ige to make new appointments.
The head of Hawaiian Electric Co. talks about Hawaii’s 2045 renewable energy goals and how unique conditions help keep the islands’ power bills so high.
When belongings are confiscated instead of trashed, Honolulu’s retrieval process is too expensive and cumbersome for many.
The Center for Food Safety sought emails between legislators and seed companies. It’s appealing the denials to the Office of Information Practices.
If the sign isn’t removed, a group demands more signs, including one saying, “There is no god … We have each other.”
A legal clinic trying to exonerate those who have been wrongfully convicted has new leadership that’s hoping to free more innocent people.
As the sun finally overpowered the clouds, some visitors couldn’t resist venturing a little farther out on Oahu’s southeast shores than safety officials would prefer.
Defining “local” in Hawaii is highly subjective, but exploring the question proves enlightening.
A lawyer representing the homeless says the city violates the Constitution by immediately confiscating and in most cases destroying possessions.
City planners hoping to make Honolulu a more walkable city are trying to change an old rule that bans sidewalks cafes in most parts of town.
- Hawaii Health Department Worried About Pesticides at Marine Base Housing
- Whistleblower Lawsuit Filed Against Honolulu Rail Contractor
- Many of Kakaako’s Homeless Are Not Shelter-Bound
- Think of Hawaii as a Racial Volcano
- The Mysterious Disappearance of an American Fisheries Observer
- Denby Fawcett: A Local Haole Speaks Out
- DLNR Names New Head of Parks Division
- Will the Sit-Lie Ban Cost Agencies Trying to Help Honolulu’s Homeless?
- Neal Milner: Rein in Political Passion, and We Might Get Something Done
- Honolulu Police Chief Sues Ethics Commission to Stop Probe
We’ve lost a man who inspired the old and the young to help Hawaii regain its environmental health.
We put up with all kinds of security measures in the interest of public safety. Mental illness can also kill us, if the afflicted are allowed to have weapons.
A young candidate for one of 40 delegate seats in the upcoming ‘aha or constitutional convention makes a case for his election.
Try a little introspection, investigate what’s behind opinions that differ with yours, and you might become a “superforecaster.”
Hawaii Gov. David Ige and the EPA praise a new agreement to fix the underground storage tanks, but critics say it’s not enough.
The Public Utilities Commission hears a lot about alternative utility ownership models, but little about a proposed sale of Hawaiian Electric Industries.
Candidates include Walter Ritte, Rowena Akana, Bumpy Kanahele, Dante Carpenter, Lilikala Kameeleihiwa and Faye Hanohano.
The state Land Use Commission often lacks the power to enforce the conditions that developers agree to.
Keith Davis was in an unusual and sometimes dangerous line of work, often spending weeks at sea to make sure fishermen abide by the rules.
Of the state program’s 800-plus “graduates,” only 20 have returned to prison after committing a new sex crime, a recidivism rate of slightly more than 2 percent.
The Navy says the plume is stable, but it is nearly half the volume of the 1989 Exxon Valdez spill.
As the ACLU launches a legal battle against Honolulu’s sweeps of homeless encampments, it points to a Los Angeles case in which that city’s sweeps were ruled unconstitutional.
An assessment of the controversial Honolulu Police Commission is up next for the panel looking at improving the structure of Oahu’s government.