For a great many Kanaka Maoli, the Na‘i Aupuni convention is the latest Kanaka Maoli battlefield.
About 57 percent of Hawaii voters view President Obama positively. But far less feel that way about Hawaii’s governor and Honolulu’s mayor.
The killings of the iconic and federally protected migratory birds as they nested inspires a call for beefed-up patrols of Hawaii’s state wildlife areas.
A Civil Beat poll finds cynicism and distrust among voters, who want a government that more clearly looks out for their interests.
Lawyers for the power company looking to buy Hawaii Electric suggest the gas company had an easier time when it was purchased.
The proposals sought to help lessees but could hurt large landowners such as the Kamehameha Schools Bishop Estate.
The top-ranked doctors in Hawaii Health Systems Corp. earn far more than other state workers, even Supreme Court justices.
But Hawaii voters also say they believe most misconduct is due to a few bad cops.
Critics say health issues of Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders swamped by move combining their data with that of larger Asian-American population.
Sen. Rosalyn Baker’s bill would help Hawaii make progress against the virus and the diseases it causes.
Hawaii shouldn’t force all physicians to take Medicare patients. But doctors who don’t should pay fees to help those patients get care elsewhere.
An expert advises regulators at the hearing on the acquisition of Hawaiian Electric Industries on what should happen next if the purchase is rejected.
Legislative proposals would dramatically change public education in Hawaii, but paying for them is a problem.
Civil Beat staff discusses our new special report — a multimedia series examining the high rate of visitor deaths in Hawaii.
A pair of UH political scientists rate David Ige’s first year as slightly above average, but note that his admittedly weak communication skills haven’t been tested in a crisis.
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Despite all the concern about the dictates of the federal and state governments, the fact is control remains firmly in the hands of schools.
Home rule and respect for the land should be more important than corporate agendas.
The governor’s proposal to borrow from a program for alternative energy systems is simply not the proper way to handle basic infrastructure issues.
Compassion, detachment, and a lack of broader political awareness in the state of Hawaii
A statement from David Ige’s communications director was sent to e-mail addresses associated with the governor’s election campaign.
Modeled after a Honolulu sit-lie ban to keep homeless people from settling in on public land, the law could be applied on any state-owned property.
The $1.9 million would pay for dozens of full-time Health Department positions to combat dengue fever.
A case heard Thursday by the Hawaii Labor Relations Board alleges the university didn’t honor key conditions of one professor’s hire letter and retaliated against another.
Well over 30 percent of respondents said it’s a bad idea while another 40 percent consider the $6.6 billion project’s progress troubling.
Correctional officers’ chronic absenteeism still plagues Hawaii prisons, which pay out millions of dollars in overtime but are maintaining visitor hours.
This Kauai tech entrepreneur already has a day job. By night, he’s developing an app for travelers — and he’s taking his own sweet time to do it.
Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha says Ryan Borges learned from his mistakes. But domestic violence activists say the department hasn’t learned how to deal with DV within its own ranks.
For decades, county police officers in Hawaii have been able to keep their misdeeds hidden from the public. A proposed law aims to change that.