on August 22, 2018 • Updated on August 21, 2018 at 6:33 pm
Posted on August 22, 2018 • Updated on August 21, 2018 at 6:33 pm
Seven months after accidentally issuing a false ballistic missile alert and undergoing a subsequent leadership shake-up, the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency — tasked with anticipating threats, hazards and disasters — has hired a new executive officer.
Posted on August 16, 2018 • Updated on August 15, 2018 at 7:05 pm
What a difference four decades make. The first medical marijuana production center in Hawaii County now has the all-clear from state authorities to start growing plants for the island’s two dispensaries. All legal, all above board.
Posted on August 10, 2018 • Updated on August 9, 2018 at 6:34 pm
It’s good to be ahead of the curve. A federal appeals court on Thursday ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to ban chlorpyrifos, a farm pesticide shown to hinder development in children, within 60 days.
Posted on August 9, 2018 • Updated on August 8, 2018 at 6:43 pm
Those who support building the Thirty Meter Telescope atop Mauna Kea have got to be elated: The Hawaii Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a demand for a separate contested case hearing over the project’s sublease.
on August 6, 2018 • Updated on August 5, 2018 at 7:08 pm
Posted on August 6, 2018 • Updated on August 5, 2018 at 7:08 pm
It was surely stunning for Waianae Republican Sailau Timoteo to learn she is disqualified from running for state House, because her American Samoan birthplace makes her a U.S. national but not a U.S. citizen.
on August 2, 2018 • Updated on August 1, 2018 at 6:22 pm
Posted on August 2, 2018 • Updated on August 1, 2018 at 6:22 pm
His State Capitol website looks lonely: Smiling back from a nearly blank page is state Sen. Jon Yoshimura’s sun-drenched face (the other mug shots are pallid studio standard poses). “No measures introduced,” it says.
on July 31, 2018 • Updated on July 31, 2018 at 12:43 am
Posted on July 31, 2018 • Updated on July 31, 2018 at 12:43 am
It’s good to be the king. In this case, it’s King Kamehameha III who gets the honors today, when a 12-foot bronze likeness of the monarch is dedicated at Thomas Square on the occasion of La Ho‘iho‘i Ea (Sovereignty Restoration Day).