The search for a new public schools superintendent will begin soon, and some legislators want the state Board of Education to consider Hawaii residents and Department of Education employees for the position.
The coronavirus pandemic might affect how St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated this year — but in addition to social distancing and mask-wearing, not driving impaired should also be on the celebration checklist.
A state Senate bill that would bar the governor or county mayors from suspending requests for public records or vital statistics during a declared state of emergency passed its first committee hurdle in the House.
Gov. David Ige has ordered all U.S. and Hawaii state flags to fly at half-staff today at all state offices and agencies, including the Hawaii National Guard, in respect for former state Rep. William Bains-Jordan, who died at his home in Alabama at 104.
A 31-year-old former Army sergeant acquitted by reason of insanity last year of fatally stabbing a 71-year-old Eden Roc subdivision man with a piece of the victim’s broken cane will remain in the Hawaii State Hospital on Oahu for the time being.
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