Some nonprofits won and some lost out on state grants this year while lawmakers nixed legislation to reform the oft-criticized process.
Gov. David Ige says he is open to a report’s recommendations for stronger regulation and monitoring of chemicals sprayed by seed companies.
Many of the costs the state pays aren’t detailed in budget documents. And the expense is not the only issue.
Hawaii was where crystal meth first arrived in the U.S. Three generations later, the islands still have one of the country’s highest usage rates.
Bills to close loopholes and tighten restrictions died mysteriously at the end of the legislative session.
House Minority Leader Beth Fukumoto Chang is shouted down at the party’s convention for not embracing the presidential candidate.
Two-year University of Hawaii study recommends against culling sharks.
The first-term congressman says that his pancreatic cancer has spread, but he promises to serve out the remainder of his term.
The state Health Department got only a fraction of what it sought, and now the online posting of care home inspection reports may stop.
The plan is contingent on NextEra merger approval. Gov. Ige opposes that deal, and use of LNG as a “bridge” to renewable future.
Even when prisoners are murdered, state officials and their private contractor shield themselves from the public eye.
Civil Beat’s latest podcasting effort, in conjunction with PRX, will bring stories from Hawaii to a national audience.
It’s been a high-profile issue in Hawaii since 1996, but advocates think next year could bring success at the Legislature.
Native Hawaiians flood a pre-hearing conference Monday as lawyers argue about what’s ahead for a June 17 contested-case hearing.
UPDATED. The Hawaii Kai state representative announced he is seeking his 10th term instead of challenging Sen. Sam Slom.