comscore The Star-Advertiser’s top 5 Hawaii news stories of 2018
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The Star-Advertiser’s top 5 Hawaii news stories of 2018

  • JAMM AQUINO / MAY 19

    An Albizia tree is seen in the foreground as lava erupts inside Leilani Estates on May 18 in Pahoa on Hawaii Island.

  • COURTESY AARON FEINBERG

    The damage caused by flooding at Hanalei Pier on Kauai in April.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / NOV. 14

    Striking Unite Here Local 5 hotel workers formed a line through Waikiki as they marched from the Westin Moana Surfrider to Marriott’s Hawaii headquarters in November.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / FEB. 27

    The House Health and Human Services and Judiciary Committees holds public hearing earlier this year on a Death with Dignity bill that would allow terminally ill adults to end their lives with a lethal dose of prescription medication. Rep. John Mizuno, the Health Committee chair, exchanged hugs and some tears with friend, John Radcliffe who had just testified. Radcliffe, told the audience he had 6 months to live and was for the bill.

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