The Hawaii artist has recorded “Fire Is Ours” and posted a YouTube video in support of the Democratic candidate for president.
The Department of Health initially refused to identify who will serve on the selection committee. It issued additional policy details Friday.
The move allows the state to access more resources in the battle to contain the disease, of which there have been 255 identified cases on the Big Island.
Under a proposed bill, more than 200 people convicted of misdemeanors could be released from custody to help relieve jail overcrowding.
A bill moving through the Legislature aims to ensure better education and training standards for police. But it still falls short in providing better oversight of bad cops.
The Health Department not only won’t say who’s on the high-stakes selection committee, it won’t say who chose those members.
NextEra’s response to the testimony of a former employee-turned-regulator becomes part of an acrimonious exchange.
The legislative measure would require mopeds to go through annual inspections and registration.
UPDATED: Bills increasing the general excise tax to support long-term caregiving and education reform cleared key votes Wednesday.
Sen. Will Espero has long been an advocate for more police accountability. The arrest of a DLNR cop has him pushing even harder.
The Legislature was tough on government reform bills last session. This time, proposals such as all-mail balloting and tougher campaign laws may get traction.
The state body that manages the former bombing range has nearly exhausted its federal funds.
The statewide police union opposes the legislation, the ACLU recommends a better bill and HPD wants a dialogue on what it would entail and cost.
The company is fighting lawmakers’ efforts to make it a legal standard for mergers, replacing one that requires no net harm.
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.
The massive recommendations of a once-a-decade task force are moving ahead, despite concerns that some go too far.
About 57 percent of Hawaii voters view President Obama positively. But far less feel that way about Hawaii’s governor and Honolulu’s mayor.
Lawyers for the power company looking to buy Hawaiian 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.