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Kapolei from the air by logan sakai  large  large  large Land is power in Honolulu Hale
  • Analysis

All nine Honolulu council members and the mayor owe their positions, in large part, to donors with strong ties to Hawaii’s powerful land development interests. Read More »

Pohakuloa training area hawaii jan. 20  large BLNR to discuss Pohakuloa lawsuit on Friday
  • News Report

The Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation, which represents the plaintiffs in the lawsuit, will offer testimony at Friday's board meeting. So can you. Read More »

Stoptpp6 TPP protesters stand for self-determination, democracy, the environment
  • News Report

Several hundred gathered at Kaanapali beach yesterday for a demonstration against the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade deal being negotiated in secret on Maui this week. Read More »

Webbernie sanders by gage skidmore Sanders campaign kicks off with 24 gatherings across Hawaii
  • News Report

Supporters of progressive Democratic contender for President of the United States, Bernie Sanders, are holding 3,520 kick-off parties across the U.S. today, with 103,249 confirmed so far. Read More »

Web banner img 8380  large UHM faculty condemn academic freedom violations
  • Verbatim

The university's College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources has restricted and violated one of it's own professor's academic freedom, and a group of his professional colleagues are speaking out against his mistreatment. Read More »

All david ige ching confirmation web What killed Hawaii’s sex trafficking bill?
  • Discussion

A step in the right direction toward combating sex trafficking in Hawaii has been torpedoed by some of the very people trying to end the exploitive practice; the evidence points to internal political squabbling as the reason. Read More »

Mauna-kea-protectors  large State attempts to torpedo Kapu Aloha
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A proposed “emergency rule” on the BLNR’s Friday meeting agenda is aimed at breaking up the encampment of protesters on Mauna Kea—the only thing stopping the Thirty-Meter Telescope from being built right now. Read More »

Prostitution 050614  large Prosecutor pushes governor to veto anti-sex trafficking bill
  • News Report

Hawaii's progressive sex-trafficking bill is in danger of being vetoed by the governor, at the Honolulu prosecutor's urging. Read More »

Leaders of tpp member states TPP fast-track legislation passes, but the fight is not over
  • Discussion
Logo31  large Neighbor island data confirms houselessness on the rise
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The state released the neighbor island data from its 2015 Point in Time count today and, in all counties but Kauai, the number of houseless citizens has increased. Read More »