Aiona and Green want to tame tourism, but they don’t agree how to do it.
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Aiona and Green want to tame tourism, but they don’t agree on how to do it
While both candidates support user fees for access to popular sites, Josh Green goes further by proposing a $50 fee on every visitor, exempting only toddlers and residents. But Duke Aiona says it will do more harm than good.
General election ballots coming to Hawai‘i voters next week
O‘ahu ballots will be mailed out Monday and Tuesday while neighbor island voters should receive ballots a few days later.
Revered Asian American community leader, educator Franklin Odo dies
Odo, who helped found UH Mānoa’s ethnic studies program and served as its first permanent director, died last month due to complications from cancer. He was 83. A Kaimukī High School graduate, Odo was also a founding board member of the Japanese American Citizens League’s Honolulu chapter.
Fort Street Mall murder suspect deemed fit to stand trial
Razi White is charged with murder in the death of 57-year-old Michael Stubbs. White, 30, allegedly hit Stubbs in the head with a metal water bottle on May 3, causing Stubbs to fall and hit his head.
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