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|More data needed on missing, murdered Native Hawaiian women
Among the findings in a report released Wednesday by a task force created by the state Legislature last year, more than a quarter of missing girls in Hawai‘i are Native Hawaiian. Star-Advertiser. Tri
Tiny wasps could help save Hawai‘i’s coffee industry
With Hawai‘i coffee farms under attack by a wave of alien pest species, crop yields are off by as much as 50% this year. But farmers may soon be getting some help in the form of a tiny bio-control agent. Star-Advertiser. Big Island Video News.
Most Hawai‘i campaign spending violators never see jail time
Ethics reform proposals up for debate in wake of high-profile bribery scandals
Need for more police to wear body cams
Hawaiian homestead beneficiaries react to Ikaika Anderson nomination to lead DHHL
Hawai‘i inmate in Arizona is a step closer to facing the death penalty
Hawai‘i hospitals still full ahead of the holidays
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We Surveyed 112 Tourism Leaders to See How They’re Faring
On average, companies in the visitor industry are doing substantially better than they had been doing and their leaders are significantly more optimistic on average about the coming year than leaders of other local businesses….. read more.
|HFD: Lithium batteries, like those in electric cars and cell phones, blamed in dozens of O‘ahu fires
More than a third of O‘ahu’s accidental fires between 2020 and 2022 involved lithium ion batteries, the Honolulu Fire Department said Wednesday. Hawaii News Now. KITV4.
Prices in Honolulu saw small decline this season, but still remain high
Miske case: Trial for alleged leader of Hawai‘i crime syndicate set
Haleiwa Burger Company sues beef firm for alleged use of trademark
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KHON2 Celebrates Remarkable Women in Hawaii
Nominate a remarkable woman you know of for the 4th annual Woman of the Year Award. Now through December 17th, 2022, KHON2 is accepting nominations for the Remarkable Woman of the Year Award….. read more.
|Ethics complaints filed against two county planners
Two island residents have filed ethics complaints against Planning Department staffers, saying they were laughed at and disrespected when they opposed developments in Pepeekeo and Keaukaha. West Hawaii Today.
Over course of eruption, Mauna Loa lava traveled 16 miles and response cost $2M
HFD on target to meet budget
‘Deep monitor well’ planned for Waimea
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This Nonprofit Is a Lifeline for Special-Needs Children and Their Families
HUGS provides services and support to every member of the family. They have date nights and mothers and fathers nights for the parents, summer camps for the siblings, and activities for the children suffering illness or disease…... read more.
|Mayor-elect Bissen announces additional appointments to his cabinet
Mayor-elect Richard Bissen has announced additional appointments to his cabinet, including: Leo Caires as Chief of Staff, Mahina Martin as Chief of Communications and Public Affairs and Gerry Dameron as Chief Innovation Officer. Maui Now.
Jury awards $75,000 to former county prosecutor
Maui County’s first Climate Action Resiliency Plan now available for public comment
|Kaua‘i council passes tax break for Ni‘ihau, the ‘forbidden’ private isle
Ni‘ihau, also known as the Forbidden Island, is home to about 130 Hawaiian residents whose generational ties to the smallest inhabited Hawaiian Island run deep. Civil Beat. Garden Island.
Kaua‘i sees mostly below average rainfall in November
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