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Top Story: The State House has approved a draft bill that would cut law enforcement operations in situations such a the TMT demonstrations on Mauna Kea.
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Accessed on 19 February 2020, 2210 UTC, Post 20298.
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|House cuts funding for TMT enforcement from state budget
House lawmakers approved a rough draft of the new state operating budget Tuesday that cut more than $65 million in funding that Gov. David Ige requested for law enforcement operations to cope with disturbances such as the ongoing protests over the Thirty Meter Telescope. Star-Advertiser
Auto sales keep losing traction.
20 for the Next 20: Matt Bauer, Kupu
As COO, Matt Bauer has spearheaded several of Kupu’s initiatives including programs that develop Hawai‘i’s youth through service and learning opportunities. “The programs engage young people in work necessary to environmental and cultural stewardship,” says Bauer… read more.
|Red Hill fuel storage deadline in doubt
Hopes to shut down the Navy’s underground fuel tanks in 2028 were in doubt Tuesday after the chairwoman of a critical Senate committee removed the revised version of Senate Bill 2774 from the docket. Star-Advertiser
An underwater tunnel between ‘Ewa and Downtown?
Trial over Princess Kawananakoa’s fortune set to begin
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To stay protected, it’s important to keep your operating system and anti-malware software updated to the latest versions. Keeping your system updated is one of your most effective weapons against cyber attacks… read more.
|Frustration with traffic flow
Hawai‘i County Council members were unhappy with the Department of Public Works’ efforts to relieve traffic congestion across the island, and want answers about the timing of traffic signals. Tribune-Herald.
Council committee advances sewer improvement district
TMT truce might be extended
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