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|Gov. Green’s agenda faces early resistance from Legislature’s leaders
Despite securing an overwhelming mandate from voters in last month’s general election, Gov. Josh Green is already getting pushback from leaders of the House and Senate on the eve of the upcoming legislative session. Star-Advertiser. Civil Beat.
Vog hurts Hawai‘i student test scores, UH study reveals
Hawai‘i lawmaker looks to introduce bill similar to Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” law
Violence Against Women Act amended to support Native Hawaiians
No deal in sight for striking Kaiser Permanente mental health workers
Hawai‘i records 1,095 new Covid cases, 3 more deaths
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|O‘ahu sees a big dip in fireworks permits, but don’t expect a quiet night
It’s the week between Christmas and New Year’s, which means many neighborhoods are already hearing explosions, despite laws that prohibit fireworks outside a few hours during New Year’s Eve celebrations. Star-Advertiser.
HPD chief signs O‘ahu’s first license to carry a concealed firearm
Red Hill defueling process resumes after remediation of toxic fire suppressant
On the North Shore, state celebrates a rare success in battle against illegal seawalls
“Steward” of remote West O‘ahu beach to fight charges against him in court
The fight for video cameras at Hawai‘i’s women’s prison continues
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No Housing for Health Care Workers
How the high cost of housing worsens the current Hawai‘i health care staffing shortage….. read more.
|County receives $2 million homelessness grant from state
The Ohana Zone funds will support new and existing programs that connect people experiencing homelessness to services and resources, says Housing Administrator Susan Kunz. West Hawaii Today.
Change of Heart pilot program ends after just $300 diverted from panhandlers
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My Job Is Helping Students Learn to Love Computer Science
Mid-Pacific teacher Danelle Landgraf says coding is like a dance, filled with layers of steps. Her advanced computer science class, which was once populated mostly by boys, now has more girls than boys...... read more.
|New Maui County clerk will earn more than mayor
Moana Lutey is in line for the position, at a salary of nearly $157,000 — $5,000 more than the mayor. County Council Chair Alice Lee said the salary is justified since Lutey is an experienced county attorney. Civil Beat.
Agawa, Aoki and Takamori selected as department directors
|Kaua‘i utility seeks 9.42% rate increase
Kaua‘i Island Utility Cooperative has asked the state Public Utilities Commission for the increase, which would boost the monthly bill for average residential customers by roughly $19. Star-Advertiser. Kaua‘i Now. Hawaii News Now.
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