Measure would make menstral products available in public schools.
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Bill takes aim at ‘period poverty’: Measure would make menstrual products available in public schools
A bill requiring the state Department of Education to provide free menstrual products to public school students passed the state House and Senate on Thursday.
A new Boys &Girls Club campus is planned for Keaau with funding from state, federal and private sources.
Slow lines and limited appointments continue to hinder service at the Hawaii Department of Motor Vehicles.
The County Council’s commitment to subsidize affordable housing was expanded last week to include moderate-income families making up to 120% of the average median income, meaning a family of three earning up to $92,520 annually could qualify for a two-bedroom home costing up to $539,000.
HONOLULU — A judge ordered a Hawaii man into house arrest Friday after a prosecutor argued his wealth makes him a flight risk and he poses a danger to his wife after allegedly killing her lover.
A Kona man was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Hawaiian Beaches yesterday.
HONOLULU — The population of endangered Hawaiian monk seals has surpassed a level not seen in more than two decades, according to federal officials.
The University of Hawaii will suspend all sublease negotiations with the Maunakea Observatories as Gov. David Ige considers whether to sign or veto a bill that could change the future of astronomy on the Big Island.
Mayor Mitch Roth’s administration is recommending a rollback in property tax rates for almost all property classes, following updated assessments showing an additional $23 million on top of the $45.4 million increase estimated in March.
Lassner: UH will pause work on new Maunakea master lease, all sublease negotiations with observatories
University of Hawaii President David Lassner has issued lengthy a statement today regarding the passage Tuesday of House Bill 2024, which would change how the summit area of Maunakea is managed. This is his statement:
A Kona Circuit Court judge will still render a verdict in a bench trial despite previously representing the defendant as a defense attorney.
Ige ‘open’ to Maunakea bill: Inouye, Acasio vote against measure to remove UH as manager of summit area
Gov. David Ige indicated Wednesday he may support legislation to remove the University of Hawaii as manager of the Maunakea summit area.
A deadlocked County Council on Wednesday put the brakes on any relief from the county gas tax this year, even after the measure’s sponsor tried to make the plan more palatable by adding a deadline limiting the 10-cent per gallon discount to eight months.
The state Land Use Commission’s denial of an application by Connections New Century Public Charter School for a special use permit to build a campus in Hilo on about 70 acres of state land zoned for agriculture is being appealed.
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