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Maunakea Management Bill


A bill that would create a new state agency to manage Maunakea is still alive in the State Senate.

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Accessed on 15 March 2022, 1246 UTC.

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Police: Love triangle led to shooting

The victim of an early Saturday morning shooting in Pepeekeo told police he and the alleged shooter’s girlfriend had engaged in “sexual activities” at the makai cul-de-sac on Sugar Mill Road and were leaving when the woman’s boyfriend rolled up and shot him, according to court documents.

Onishi pushes back on retirement fund bill

A bill that would establish a state-managed retirement fund program for employees might be dead on arrival unless proponents make fundamental changes to how it operates.

EPA plan would limit downwind pollution from power plants

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing a plan that would restrict smokestack emissions from power plants and other industrial sources that burden downwind areas with smog-causing pollution they can’t control.

Documents detail what led to body in concrete in Oahu tub

HONOLULU — A 23-year-old man killed his 73-year-old lover, tried to make it look like a suicide, poured cement over his body in a bathtub and planned to fraudulently take ownership of his car and home in one of Oahu’s most exclusive, gated communities, police said in court documents filed Thursday.

Small snag in lava buyout program

The county’s program to buy back properties destroyed, damaged or isolated by the 2018 Kilauea eruption has not been significantly delayed by a missing agreement with the state.

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