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|Senators delay vote after grilling Aila as head of Hawaiian Home Lands
William Aila, the interim director of the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, will face more tough questions from lawmakers in what could be a long road to Senate confirmation. The Senate Hawaiian Affairs Committee put off voting on Aila’s nomination after a more than seven-hour hearing Thursday. The governor’s nominee was applauded for projects he’s moved forward but concerns remain over the agency’s continued backlog. Civil Beat. Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Hawaii News Now.
HPD chief targets gun law loopholes
Guns found at Hibiscus Drive not registered to homeowner or late husband, Ballard says Honolulu Police Chief Susan Ballard said today that multiple firearms have been recovered from the debris at 3015 Hibiscus Drive, but checks of the names of people who lived at the Diamond Head home showed that the weapons were not registered to the homeowner or her late husband. Honolulu Star-Advertiser. KHON2. KITV4.
Bill package addresses wind energy projects near residential areas in Hawaiʻi
DOH warns sellers of cartridge e-cigs to stop
New alert system requires sign up
Norm Baker Joins Community Leaders for CHANGE Event on 2/13
Norm Baker, COO & Interim CEO of Aloha United Way, joins us for a panel discussion on the challenges and opportunities facing Hawaiʻi’s community and economy. Register today!
|Caldwell talks homelessness, HUD and rail in Washington D.C.
The Honolulu mayor is in the nation’s capital this week for the U.S. Conference of Mayors. He’s also meeting with federal officials about the city’s largest ever public works project. Civil Beat.
With rail work running late, city considers hiring new contractor
Prosecutor’s office arresting witnesses, victims with warrants ahead of testifying
Ewa is tops in people surveyed wanting to move elsewhere
‘Point in Time’ survey tallies homeless
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