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Botched missile alert clouds Legislature opening


    ‘Iolani School students sang the national anthem and Hawaii Pono‘i Wednesday during the Legislature’s opening-day ceremonies at the state Capitol.


    After the ceremonies, many from the peace march for the 125th anniversary of the overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy — an event called ‘Onipa‘a Kakou — gathered at the state Capitol rotunda to commemorate the anniversary. Below, new House speaker, Scott Saiki.

Saturday’s nerve-­wracking missile alert was top of mind as lawmakers opened the 2018 session of the Legislature Wednesday, with House and Senate leaders vowing to investigate what led to the false alarm, and to make sure the problem gets fixed. Read more

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