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Top Story: The State of Hawaii will step away from the Dillingham Airfield.
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Accessed on 07 February 2020, 2340 UTC, Post 20244.
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|State to step away from Dillingham Airfield
The state Department of Transportation plans to stop operating the airfield and will transfer control of the property back to the U.S. Army, state officials said Thursday. Hawaii News Now.
Hundreds of employees who work at the airfield or indirectly depend on it could be affected by the state’s decision to walk away. Civil Beat.
A state lawmaker expressed outrage that a valuable North Shore recreational resource may be lost. Star-Advertiser.
Tangled web of campaign cash connects Hawai‘i to Maine
Legislative proposal updates
Obama memorabilia sought for museum exhibits
Saving Lives with Blood from Umbilical Cords
Blood from babies’ umbilical cords at birth can be used instead of bone marrow transplants to save the lives of patients with diseases such as leukemia, lymphoma and sickle cell anemia… read more.
|Honolulu’s rail project faces another delay
According to the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation, rail’s first 11-mile segment will now open on December 20th, two months later than their most recent promise. KITV4.
City Council raises concerns over the progress of the project through Kalihi and Downtown. Hawaii News Now.
Honolulu police chief offers plans to curb violence
Lawmakers push to create new crisis center
Sherwood Forest resolutions draw criticism
Plan for no-leash dog park removed
UH Mānoa wants to create more pedestrian friendly spaces.
New boss to lead Ward Village development
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