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Kealoha arrests drag down HPD

Updated on  October 20, 2017 at 7:14 pm
At the heart of the case are charges of conspiracy, making false statements to federal officers, obstruction and bank fraud, stemming from a family financial dispute and an alleged plot to frame a relative and misuse HPD personnel in the process. Read More

Island Voices

Let’s empower the homeless

Updated on  October 20, 2017 at 7:48 pm
You want to know what would have helped me when I was homeless? Talking to me. Read More


Housing needs fall to investors, developers

Updated on  October 20, 2017 at 7:31 pm
Homeless people need homes. Pretty obvious, I know. But we seem to think we can push our homeless out of their chosen lairs and expect them to do what, exactly? Read More

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Off the News

Another luxe tower opens in Kakaako

Updated on  October 19, 2017 at 6:55 pm
Another piece of the Kakaako revitalization puzzle has fallen into place, with Wednesday’s blessing of the Anaha luxury-condominium tower at Ward Village. Read More


Jones Act: Keep afloat or let it sink?

Updated on  October 21, 2017 at 7:37 pm
Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria prompted the Trump administration to last month issue waivers to a restrictive maritime shipping law in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico. The temporary lifting of the Jones Act aimed to help speed delivery of relief supplies to areas reeling from storm damages. Read More

Name in the News

John Hara: The distinguished architect emphasizes environmentally friendly projects

Updated on  October 19, 2017 at 6:24 pm
Architect John Hara’s practice is devoted to planning and design of sites and buildings, with an aim to continually “redefine the contemporary language” of Hawaii’s architectural traditions. Read More


He maʻi ʻino e huikau ai ka waihona noʻonoʻo

Updated on  October 20, 2017 at 7:05 pm
Researchers are making headway in their efforts to understand the causes of obsessive compulsive disorder. Read More

On Politics

Tsutsui to sit out 2018 election to ‘recharge’

Updated on  October 20, 2017 at 7:43 pm
In one of the first major moves of this political season, Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui is withdrawing his plans to run for Maui mayor next year. Read More