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|Census data shows poverty rate is down but many residents are still struggling financially
Nearly 14% of residents — more than 192,000 people — live in poverty, according to a new supplemental poverty rate released Tuesday. The new figures show that the state is struggling despite an official poverty rate that compares well with the rest of the U.S. Civil Beat.
Mayor Kim floats plan to transfer Mauna Kea governance away from UH
Lawmakers discuss how artificial intelligence could impact the workforce
Health officials investigating state’s first severe respiratory illness related to vaping
High percentage of high school teens vaping
DOE survey reveals discrepancy in how safe high school students feel on campus
Greening the Concrete Jungle
Hawai‘i is introducing a new form of concrete that reduces greenhouse gas emissions… read more.
|Leaders of North Shore wind farm project seek compromise, residents unwilling
Another wind farm company tried to make a good impression on O‘ahu’s North Shore Tuesday, but the critics aren’t budging. Several residents are upset that eight more turbines are scheduled to be trucked into Kahuku next month for the project known as Na Pua Makani. Hawaii News Now.
Another massive solar project moves Hawai‘i closer to its green energy goal
Waikīkī rental tower project breaks ground
New cash smuggling allegations raised against Filipino mega-church officials