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Kim campaign tactic erodes trust in voting process

The League of Women Voters has criticized a Kim campaign tactic urging her supporters to take a picture of their ballot and post to social media.

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Will Caron
Iwase receives key endorsements

Star-Advertiser, Sierra Club endorse City Council candidate Natalie Iwase (District 4, East Oahu).

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Will Caron
The true cost of the World Cup

An on-the-ground look at the direct and indirect costs of the world's largest soccer tournament on Brazil's every day citizens.

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Peter Chastagner
Framing the GMO debate through dance

Hawaiʻi-based dance theatre troupe Wai Company uses its medium to address GMOs with an informed and balanced portrayal.

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Edward Hickman
Caldwell endorses Abercrombie

The mayor of Honolulu County bases his endorsement on his close working relationship with the governor.

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Will Caron
OHA trustee explains position on TMT

Hawai‘i Island OHA Trustee Robert Lindsey tells The Independent why he pushed for OHA to withdraw from the Thirty Meter Telescope contested case.

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Will Caron
Hawaiian political leader writes to U.S. senator—gets response

An exchange of letters between a Hawaiian political leader and a U.S. senator in 1897 reflects the central questions of today's Hawaiian sovereignty movement.

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Will Caron
Gov. appoints new members to LUC, HHFDC

The executive office continues to fill vacancies on state agency boards with new appointments to the Land Use Commission and the Hawaiʻi Housing Finance and Development Corporation

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Will Caron
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.

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Ikaika Ramones