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|House Speaker Scott Saiki’s high-profile agenda is raising questions
Saiki has empowered the House to be a much-needed political player this year, pushing hard to move his agenda forward but politically clobbering people who displease him. Concerns about his methods and ultimate goal are growing. Civil Beat.
Lawmakers reach agreement on a new 2-year state budget
State board members are violating law, Office of Hawaiian Affairs says
Fate of remaining broadband-related bills to be decided by conference committee
Vaccine passport program could be announced today
Hawai‘i attorney general joins coalition to stop the sale of fake vaccination cards
Demand for vaccines starts to dwindle on Neighbor Islands
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Inter-Island Solar Supply: Small Biz Editor’s Choice Award winner for Green Business
Inter-Island Solar Supply started 46 years ago as a supplier of solar hot water equipment but has since expanded to also sell solar PV panels, residential gas water heaters, water filtration systems and other equipment to Hawaiʻi contractors and builders… read more.
|Family of drowned 5-year-old boy settles case against Mid-Pacific Institute for $7.2 million
The family of the boy, who drowned during a school field trip, hopes the settlement will improve safety measures for children. It was reached after 15 months of litigation and with a jury trial set for later this year. Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Civil Beat. Hawaii News Now.
Search for next Honolulu police chief begins behind closed doors
ACLU seeks further review of 2 fatal Honolulu Police Department shootings
State awarded money to a bidder that missed a deadline, then took it back
Input sought for development around Aloha Stadium
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|Oral arguments start this week in Honua Ola case
The state Supreme Court is set to hear arguments Thursday in Honua Ola Bioenergy’s appeal. The company wants the Public Utilities Commission to vacate its 2020 decision that nullified an amended power-purchase agreement between the Pepe‘ekeo power plant and Hawaiian Electric Co. Tribune-Herald.
UH Hilo investigates sugarcane for jet fuel
TMT construction is on hold, but production of telescope’s components moves ahead
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My Job: Cleaning Up After Disasters and Tragedies
Adam Ah Sue had been working as a hotel concierge, but says he got tired of the mundane work he did every day. “In 2008, I was living in California when my mom called me crying because her house flooded,” Ah Sue recalls... read more.
|Maui fire chief set to retire on July 1
Fire Chief David Thyne announced his plans to retire after a 33-year career rising through the ranks at the Maui Fire Department. Maui News.
Another beach party on Maui sparks outrage
Queen Kaʻahumanu Center struggles as foreclosure case is litigated
|Police chief receives 5-day suspension for mocking Asians
The Kaua‘i Police Department said in a statement that Chief Todd Raybuck will be suspended without pay from April 26 to 30 for violating county policy. He will also be required to complete anti-discrimination and cultural sensitivity training. Hawai‘i Public Radio.
Kaua‘i is working on a vaccine passport in coordination with the state
Retail shops on farmland get approval to operate
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