Some changes are planned for a bill creating a new management authority for Maunakea, but the legislation isstill likely to face resistance from astronomers and Native Hawaiian cultural practitioners alike.
A controversial measure to institute across Hawaii a blanket ban on the manufacturing,distribution and use of chlorpyrifos — once the most widely utilized pesticide in the United States — continuesto gain traction as it moves through the state House of Representatives.
PARKLAND, Fla. — A former student opened fire with a semi-automatic rifle at a Florida high school Wednesday, killing at least 17 people and sending hundreds of students fleeing into the streets in the nation’s deadliest school shooting since a gunman attacked an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.
The work environment is becoming increasingly dangerous for health providers in the state.
HONOLULU — The state agency responsible for improving the well-being of Native Hawaiians spent nearly double the amount on pet projects than on competitive grants, the state auditor said in a report released Tuesday.
With a do-or-die hearing of a bill raising the general excise tax scheduled for next week, theadministration and County Council are hosting a bevy of community meetings to get feedback andexplain their budget straits.
A 29-year-old Pahoa woman sought by police for questioning in an attempted murder investigation has been indicted on an unrelated firearms charge along with a man police say they also want to talk to in connection with the attempted murder case.