The Center for Food Safety sought emails between legislators and seed companies. It’s appealing the denials to the Office of Information Practices.
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.
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 justices consider a change after nearly two dozen attorneys requested the ability to help clients who want to establish dispensaries.
Members of a visiting presidential commission absorb the splendor of Ho’oulu ‘Aina Nature Park. Children from Catholic and Buddhist academies unveil a mural to bridge a cultural gap. And the uprooting of the homeless continues in Kakaako.
Hawaii is underserving its 12,000 youths who suffer from mental illness, and the problem is getting worse.
A former Honolulu mayor and a former state attorney general ask the Hawaii Supreme Court to permit lawyers to serve medical marijuana dispensary applicants.
The federal government wants to tighten rules regulating pre-dispute agreements that remove the right to sue, but Hawaii’s long-term care ombudsman says they should just be banned.
The first step is building a new, $160 million facility that would provide 144 beds for high-risk mental health patients.
The former governor has chosen Kirk Kurokawa to create his portrait, continuing a century-old tradition in Hawaii.
Pointing to federal law, the state Supreme Court Disciplinary Board says attorneys can’t help clients establish or operate medical cannabis companies.
New data suggests that Hawaii’s middle class may have lost more ground in 2014.
UPDATED: Mauna Kea, ceded lands and internal battles occupy the quasi-state agency as Native Hawaiian nation-building looms.
PUC Chair Randy Iwase explains changes he’s made to speed up the high-profile commission’s decision-making.
The companies say they inadvertently included the University of Hawaii and Maui Economic Development.
Opponents of the status quo are pushing for an energy revolution. The ultimate question, though, is about cost.