The Hawaii Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether to approve a building permit for a telescope on Mauna Kea, the grand volcano on Hawaii island.
Domestic violence victims in Honolulu are no longer subject to arrest for not showing up to court, Hawaii court officials and prosecutors said.
With a survey finding no significant environmental impact, the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands is moving ahead to find money to fund a resource management plan for a cultural site and popular tourist attraction on the Big Island.
The state of Hawaii has agreed to pay $10.3 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over a law that cut off public education for special-needs students at age 20, in contrast to federal law.
On a fine, warm Wednesday in September, Joseph Andrade had no sense that he would be killed by a bomb before the daywas out. He was a civilian doing his job on home soil, but these were not ordinary times. The world was at war for thesecond time in the 20th century, and the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor was a bloody reality for the residents of theHawaiian Islands in 1944.
Kauai County Councilman Arthur Brun said his employer, Hartung Brothers, has been trying to build farmworker housing on its Westside property. “We want workers to live right on the land,” he said at the Kauai Board of Realtors general membership meeting on Friday. But there’s a problem. “There’s so much red tape to get it done,” Brun told about 100 people at the Aqua Kauai Beach Resort near Hanamaulu. “It’s a battle.”