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|TMT opponents seek Japanese support as hiatus for telescope continues
Citing Gov. David Ige’s mid-January trip to Japan, where he met with stakeholders about the state’s continued commitment to TMT, the kiai Monday morning delivered a statement to the Consulate- General of Japan, explaining their position and inviting the Japanese nation to join them in opposition to the project, said Kaho‘okahi Kanuha, one of the protest leaders. Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Hawaii News Now. KITV4. Tribune Herald. Big Island Video News.
Lawmakers hamstrung by their own law on special funds
Leahi Hospital considered for quarantines
Festival of the Pacific Arts & Culture postponed due to coronovirus concerns
BLNR approves parks fee increase proposal
Weather dampens statewide whale count
HMSA CEO Dr. Mark Mugiishi Joins Panel Discussion for Upcoming CHANGE Event
For the majority of his career Dr. Mugiishi has practiced and taught surgery in private practice and in association with the University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School of Medicine. Join Mugiishi for the CHANGE Event on Health & Wellness at the Honolulu Museum of Art on 3/12! Register today!
|Mayor Caldwell’s $2.8 billion budget calls for 5.1% increase
There is a relatively flat property tax picture on Oʻahu and a need to find $71 million to pay for the first half-year of rail operations as well as other increasing expenses. Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s administration, however, is not proposing any hikes in rates for any property tax classes. Honolulu Star-Advertiser.
Honolulu Ethics Commission scrubs financial disclosures from website
City seeks comments on proposed $3 fare and free transfers
Glider tours get federal scrutiny after Dillingham Airfield crash
Tents in Old Stadium Park offer temporary stay to the homeless
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