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Military »
Pacific Pivot »
The true cost of Hawaiʻi’s militarization
  • Analysis

An examination of the costs and benefits of housing the U.S. military dispels the myth that Hawaiʻi would not survive without it. Read More »

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What happened to Abercrombie’s New Day? »
A new day in environmental protection?

Analyzing the success of the governor's A New Day in Hawaii plan promise to protect Hawaii’s environment and resources. Read More »

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What happened to Abercrombie’s New Day? »
A new day in renewable energy?

Analyzing the success of the governor's A New Day in Hawaii plan promise to reduce Hawaii’s dependence on fossil fuel imports and increase efficiency. Read More »

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OHA backs down from contesting the TMT sublease

After meeting on Tuesday to discuss the possibility of pursuing a petition OHA filed on July 7 to contest the Thirty Meter Telescope sublease, OHA's trustees have decided the agency will not attempt to block the project. Read More »

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Thirty-Meter Telescope »
BLNR rules on Mauna Kea Telescope

The governing body for the Department of Land and Natural Resources approved the proposed sublease, despite ongoing contestation. Read More »

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U.S. solicits public opinion on Hawaiian governance

The U.S. Department of the Interior is considering how and whether to establish government-to-government relations with the Hawaiian people. Read More »

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Indigenous issues »
Niʻihau family makes rare public address

On the last day of WiPC:E, the Robinson family, stewards of Niʻihau, spoke of maintaining the unique way of life still practiced on their island. Read More »

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Kakaako »
Transit-Oriented Development »
Competing visions for Kakaʻako

Most recent Kakaʻako town hall shows continued division between stakeholders. Read More »

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Crabbe/Kerry letter »
CEO Crabbe calls for solidarity at WiPC:E

World indigenous Peoples Conference on Education keynote speaker calls for solidarity, both internationally and internally. Read More »

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Crabbe/Kerry letter »
OHA Board deliberates in private
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