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|Judge denies request to drop petition to impeach Honolulu Prosecutor Keith Kaneshiro
William McCorriston, Kaneshiro’s lawyer, argued that the Hawaiʻi Circuit Court lacked the jurisdiction to hear the case because the impeachment petition submitted to the court by Oʻahu businessman Tracy Yoshimura did not include 500 physical signatures as required under the Honolulu City Charter. As he was leaving Monday’s hearing, McCorriston said that he is considering an appeal. Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Civil Beat.Hawai‘i Public Radio.
Controversial Hawaiian scholar comes under fire amid calls for an investigation
Spending big on lobbying didn’t guarantee success at legislature
Ige extends emergency declaration on homelessness
Sam Slom wants to be a state senator again and will challenge Stanley Chang in 2020
B Corps: “Business as a Force for Good”
B Corps arose out of the idea that the ultimate bottom line is the planet. This movement aims to transform companies into responsible corporate citizens… read more.
|Council considers measure to make Honolulu a “sanctuary city”
The Honolulu City Council is considering a measure that would prohibit the Honolulu Police Department from cooperating with federal authorities to detain and investigate immigrants who may be living in the country illegally — with some exceptions. Civil Beat.
Tensions run high as Waimānalo residents spar over Sherwoods development
Nānākuli residents at wits’ end over volatile homeless camp on federal property
Court for homeless defendants moves to Kāneʻohe
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