Feral chickens flummox city officials
The issue of feral chickens — and what happens when they cross the road — is again rearing its head at Honolulu Hale. The city is looking for a better way to deal with chickens after its first attempts resulted in a cost of $108 per chicken caught and killed. “A hundred dollars is a lot of money just to capture a chicken,” said Deputy Customer Services Director Randy Leong. One reason the city fo
Panel supports bill to help Hawaiians keep ancestral land
A Hawaii Senate committee is scheduled to hear a bill that would force landowners into mediation before they are allowed to file lawsuits to acquire small parcels awarded to Hawaiian commoners during mid-19th century land reforms.
‘I’d be on food stamps’ without second job, says Oklahoma teacher
OKLAHOMA CITY >> From rodeo announcer to custom-cabinet builder, second jobs have become a necessity for many teachers in Oklahoma, where educators are some of the lowest paid in the nation. Numerous schools are closed for a second day today as teachers continue to rally at the Capitol. Demonstrators on Monday voiced their dissatisfaction with salaries, school funding and other issues. Here are s