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55 Years of Hawaiʻi Statehood

Tracing the story of Hawaiʻi's conversion from territory to state.

The Umiverse Umi Perkins
The psychology of a gunman

Christopher Deedy had several "bullets" locked and loaded in his mind and trained on an imaginary, Hawaiian threat before he ever even set foot in Hawaii.

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Nonohe Botelho
We stand with you

"A lot of us were there to show our aloha to the family and let them know that even though the verdict and media portrayal of their beloved son might not seem like it, the community is here for them and supports them."

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Bryan Kuwada
Racism and colonial oppression are alive and well

"The trial seemed to put Kollin on trial, as if to judge whether his life was worthy of protection under the law."

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Kyle Kajihiro
This system will not deliver justice

A statement from Women's Voices, Women Speak.

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Kim Compoc
License to kill?

What the not-guilty verdict demonstrates about law enforcement's ability to use lethal force with impunity.

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Dr. Kalamaokaʻaina Niheu
The commonality of law enforcement brutality

During the rally for Kollin Elderts last Friday, tourists were surprised to learn that law enforcement brutality happens in Hawaii too.

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Carolyn Hadfield
Colleen’s paradox

Why a gracious and humble concession would best honor Inouye's legacy.

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Jonathan Likeke Scheuer
Is Hawaiʻi’s military presence pricing local residents out of the housing market?

Housing demand is exceeding the supply more than ever, and high housing allowances may give military an edge.

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Manjari Fergusson
Are militarized police unconstitutional?

Yes, according to some legal scholars.

American Bar Association Journal