The bill falls short of what advocates originally hoped for, but they're celebrating a step forward nonetheless and asking Governor Ige to sign it.
“Vote By Mail” pilot bill heads to final floor vote
Graduate students to Saiki: union-busting unacceptable from a Democrat
The students protested the Speaker's decision to discharge conferees on a bill that would allow them to form a union, directly challenging the Kakaʻako–Ala Moana representative.
Hawaii could become the first state to ban chlorpyrifos
Activists have been fighting for years for a comprehensive pesticide regulation bill. Now one is heading to a final floor vote after passing through conference committee.
Hawaii ties its electric utilities’ revenue to performance of key functions
These include service reliability, customer satisfaction and integration of renewable energy sources.
Podium 001: Sharon Moriwaki
Editor Will Caron interviews Sharon Moriwaki, a candidate for Hawaiʻi State Senate, District 12.
“Why are there no evacuation plans for us?”
Hawaiʻi residents will hold public forum to discuss plans to prevent a nuclear holocaust in Hawaiʻi as the Trump Administration "gears up for imminent war with North Korea."
Women activists visit Hawaiʻi Island, draw connections between militarized Pacific places
Pōhakuloa, like other important places across the Asia-Pacific region, is home to a military base with live fire training.
Everything you need to know about the Coco Palms eviction, part 2
Competing claims to the land at Wailua are rooted in an historic fraud perpetrated by a notorious swindler and facilitated by the president of the Provisional Republic, presenting challenges to the legality of the deed held by the Coco Palms Hui.
Everything you need to know about the Coco Palms eviction, part 1
A group of Hawaiian konohiki—stewards or caretakers—works to restore the ecosystem at the mouth of the Wailua River even after a judge ordered their eviction to make way for a proposed development with problematic funding sources and a dubious claim to the land.
State should support, not persecute, Waianae puuhonua
While state relief is slow-coming, if at all, Waiʻanae’s houseless are already addressing their community needs within an indigenous framework that values kuleana, family and working together toward a common good.