… a firearm was found near his body ….
… State Rep. Scot Matayoshi is now asking the governor to veto House Bill 1567 ….
… As COVID cases climb, HMC sees increase in keiki infections ….
… A newly formed Super PAC has begun running negative ads featuring the local comedy duo “Da Braddahs” ….
… “It’ll be interesting to see how well he does in the Republican primary,” Ige said. “Who knows? He might actually win the Republican primary.” ….
… Complaint Alleges That Stephen A. Wynn Lobbied Pres. Trump and Trump Administration Officials at the Request of the People’s Republic of China ….
… The commission has been widely criticized for the length of time it’s taken to get to this point. Now it seems it plans to name the new chief at the end of the meeting on Monday ….
… 90 minutes with the four finalists for HPD Chief ….
… Overall, there were 10,370 violent and property crimes during the first four months of 2022, and the overall closure rate was only 7.71% ….
… he’s still working as an architect at the scene of the crime, interacting with the Honolulu Department of Planning and Permitting ….
… Hayashi will be a Superintendent for People who think things are just fine at DoE ….
… The U.S. Census Bureau overestimated Hawaii’s 2020 population by 6.79%, or 98,812 people, according to an internal review released this month of the 2020 census. …
… efforts to reform the state’s emergency powers law; reduce barriers to housing; bring taxes, debt and state spending under control ….
… there are a lot of different taxes that go into the price at the pump ….
… the one thing we can rely on concerning the Honolulu rail project is the long list of unanswered questions ….
… An appeals court found that parents in three cases should have had court-appointed lawyers throughout. How many other parents were denied this right? ….
… Because Hawaii County, unlike Maui, Kauai, and Oahu, has thousands of low cost undeveloped lots in its subdivisions, it must rely more on restrictive building codes in order to artificially restrict the supply of housing and jack up prices on behalf of legacy landowners and their pet developers. This is the purpose of ALL land use policy in Hawaii. ….
… the real Lowen showed herself in the smoke-filled conference committee room ….
… A popular 2010 study claiming minimum-wage hikes do not cause ‘economic shocks’ has just been reanalyzed and overturned ….
… praiseworthy was the passage of a bill that will limit the state’s emergency powers, if the governor lets it become law ….
… relief, disappointment on four bills ….
… homeless shelter population drops 24% ….
… Recovery from Unemployment (2022 April vs 2020 January) — Hawaii 51st ….
… in comparison with March 2020 (last month prior to pandemic effects), nonfarm jobs were down by 50,000, or -7.6% ….
… Adjusted for cost of living, first place Tacoma, WA has starting salaries three times higher than Honolulu and Pearl City ….
… of the 50 states, Hawaii saw the largest decline in marriage rate, dropping from 14.2-per-1,000 residents in 2019 to 7.4 in 2020 ….
… Residents of Hawaii are most likely to drink at home during working hours, while Arkansans are least likely ….
… Since the reviewing agencies are diverse and have their own priorities, it is not unusual that substantial delays are caused when these other agencies do not timely process applications ….
… We ranked 200 cities based on 16 key indicators of renovation pricy-ness ….
… $937,575 ….
…Community invited to provide input on Economic and Workforce Development through community engagement survey….
… Clinicians schedule statewide strike starting May 18 to force changes at HMO that serves 260,000 Hawaii residents ….
… Honolulu Parks & Rec partnering with Board of Water of Supply to exceed call for 10% water reduction ….
… Legislature Passes Bills Supporting Senate Priorities in a Historic Legislative Session ….
… Nomination papers for all offices now available–last day to file, June 7, 2022 ….