The state will boost eligibility under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program from 185 percent of the federal poverty line to 200 percent, bringing in an extra $65 million in federal dollars.
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The Big Island’s Lava Show
Watch a video of lava shooting up to 80 feet high from a lava lake at the summit of Kilauea volcano. It was shot May 26 by the U.S. Geological Survey Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.
State Surveys Beach Debris
Pro Bowl Moving To Orlando
The NFL’s all-star festivities will leave Honolulu for Florida in 2017, a big loss for Hawaii football fans.
Lawmakers concede that tougher police accountability measures haven’t been a priority despite numerous high-profile cases of serious misconduct.