Despite harsh environment, Mauna Kea activists find comfort in a shared purpose
MAUNA KEA, HAWAII >> The nights are frigid for Hawaii around 40 or 50 degrees. But warmth is plentiful in new friendships, hot coffee and gas heat lamps.
Mauna Kea activists demonstrate savvy in organization and nonviolent protest tactics
Hilo, HAWAII >> The fast-moving events that unfolded last week show the Thirty Meter Telescope protests cannot be dismissed as a bump in the road. Increasingly, they seem to foretell a longer struggle.
Thirty Meter Telescope opponents gather support for resistance
MAUNA KEA, HAWAII >> Opponents of the $1.4 billion Thirty Meter Telescope project atop Mauna Kea continued to gather support from near and far Saturday while law enforcement activity was mostly quiet.
Workshops guide isle migrants on path to citizenship
About 50 Hawaii residents with green cards began the first step toward U.S. citizenship Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Waipahu with the help of lawyers, unionized hotel workers and a group of current and newly graduated University of Hawaii law school students and their professor.
Charter amendment proposal would dissolve HART
City Council Chairman Ikaika Anderson wants voters to abolish the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation and transfer oversight of the islands troubled rail construction project to an agency that answers directly to the mayor.
Lee Cataluna: Magical Spalding House museum needs a savior
On Friday afternoon, all the marked stalls were taken and people were parking wherever they could along the tall hedge. A security guard was happy to let people know it was OK to park on the grass.
Volcanic Ash: City ethics panel showed its bare bottom on Kealohas
One of the tragedies of the corruption scandal involving former Police Chief Louis Kealoha and his prosecutor wife, Katherine, was that our city couldnt police its own wrongdoing and federal authorities had to come in and do it for us.
Spinal injury session at Makena State Park on Tuesday
Makena >> One of Mauis most dangerous beaches will host a special talk-story session on spinal injury prevention in conjunction with Hawaii Beach Safety Week.
New crosswalk signs to go up on Maui
The county Department of Public Works will be installing signs at busy crosswalks starting this week to remind motorists that state laws require them to stop for pedestrians in crosswalks.
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