Hawaii Independent Staff

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How mainstream media tried and failed to whitewash Bernie Sanders’ Hawaii win More at ntrsctn »

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Hawaiian community leaders are protesting the Naʻi Aupuni ʻAha today, and have issued a signed declaration rejecting the process and calling on other Hawaiians to do the same. Read More »

David ige ching confirmation web Governor Ige’s second state of the state
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The governor lays out his intentions for this year: preserving ag land on Maui, revisiting the TMT project, moving the Oahu Correctional Facility to Halawa, houselessness and investing in technology among priorities. Read More »

Hrp downward trend needs reversing Right wing ruckus
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HIRA leadership lashes out at state GOP chair (again) for failing to increase the number of elected Republicans in Hawaii. Read More »

Screen shot 2015-06-25 at 12.14.52 pm TMT construction on hold again
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The state government discovered large boulders blocking the road to the TMT construction site which it is working on clearing today. Read More »

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Coalition of labor, environmental, Native Hawaiian, farmer, and social justice groups urges bold opposition to “fast tracking” the Trans-Pacific Partnership Read More »

Flags Senate dems push for foreign policy shifts
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U.S. Senators Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i), Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) have released new, "forward-looking" foreign policy principles that they hope will do a better job guiding America in its role as a global leader in the 21st Century. Read More »

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All of Hawaii's electricity must be produced from solar, wind, geothermal, and other clean energy sources, before 2045. Read More »

Unnamed Mayor Caldwell announces temporary housing plan for houseless
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Mayor Caldwell announced a plan to build Hale Mauliola, temporary modular housing, and to provide services for houseless on Sand Island site. Read More »

Img 7987 Governor Ige announces changes to stewardship of Mauna Kea
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The governor supports the TMT's right to move forward as well as public right to protest; charges UH with doing a better job serving the mountain's best interests. Read More »