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Dog Law Reform

“Tearful testimony” creates broad support for a bill to revise county laws related to dog attacks.

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Agency: Kauai helicopter nose dived before crash killed 4

HONOLULU — The National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday that a helicopter that crashed in Kauai last month and killed all four people on board nose-dived from 200 feet above ground after it unexpectedly stopped while making a shallow left turn.

Documents detail domestic assault in Hilo hotel

An argument early Friday evening at the bar of the Grand Naniloa Hotel escalated into a hotel room incident in which a man allegedly pistol-whipped a woman, forcefully shoved the gun’s barrel into her mouth and threatened to kill her, according to court documents filed by police.

Bill could pay $100,000 to some on DHHL wait list

Companion bills that would appropriate $600 million of general revenues to the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands to help Native Hawaiian beneficiaries acquire homes passed unanimously Thursday in the Legislature’s money committees.

Reapportionment Commission preps to defend against lawsuit

The state Reapportionment Commission on Monday created a special committee to help the attorney general defend it from a lawsuit filed by a citizen coalition challenging maps featuring new political boundaries for the state Legislature and U.S. House.

They’re off! Candidates begin lining up for local races

Former state Rep. Cindy Evans plans to run for County Council, while Kohala Councilman Tim Richards plans to run for state Senate. Meanwhile, former Sen. Malama Solomon is angling for a seat as trustee for the Office of Hawaiian Affairs.

Ige defends state mask mandate

Gov. David Ige on Friday defended his decision to continue the statewide mask mandate despite recent recommendations from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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