HILO Gov. David Ige said Wednesday concerns expressed in a Tuesday letter by the American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii that a long-range acoustic device will be used as a sound cannon against Thirty Meter Telescope protesters on Maunakea is based on a lot of misinformation on that equipment.
KAILUA-KONA The Hawaii Department of Health on Wednesday said it has been notified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about a lab-confirmed case of rat lungworm disease in a visitor to West Hawaii.
HILO The Hawaii County Council on Tuesday joined Maui and Kauai in backing Gov. David Iges request that Bank of America return to the table to discuss a decades-old dispute over $150 million in home loans for Native Hawaiians.
State Rep. Joy San Buenaventura said Tuesday she’s “very disappointed” that Gov. David Ige vetoed a bill aimed at reforming the statute governing the seizure of an individual’s property by civil asset forfeiture.
KAILUA-KONA The MEDEX Northwest Physician Assistant Program announced Tuesday that it is now accepting applications from those interested in joining the 2020 entering cohort at its new Hawaii campus in West Hawaii.
Opponents of the Thirty Meter Telescope filed a lawsuit Monday seeking to halt the project on the grounds that the developers failed to post a security bond in accordance with the state’s 1977 Maunakea Plan.
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