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Hawaii Independent Staff

Web police in riot gear at ferguson protests The 12 key highlights from the DOJ’s scathing Ferguson report →
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Hawaii-state seal-612x300 Ige announces latest round of administrative appointments
  • Announcement

Governor David Ige today announced appointments to his administration in the departments of Health, Public Safety and Transportation, as well as to his communication team. None of the appointments are subject to confirmation by the Senate. Read More »

Image003 2015 State of the City Address
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Transcript of Mayor Caldwell's third state of the city address. Read More »

Tapestries orange rouge  large To the cloud: Ige begins state government tech upgrades
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The upgrade to the Human Resources Management System includes a backup and disaster recovery capability in the new Hawaii Government Private Cloud (GPC). Read More »

Timthumb What does the DLNR do?
  • Explainer

Here's what the Department of Land and Natural Resources does, and why it matters Read More »

Mauna kea observatory Cultural practitioners, environmentalists deliver Mauna Kea demands to Governor
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No further build-up on Mauna Kea, refusal to accept new UH lease top the list. Read More »

5652 100281129987273 3653975 n Rep. Carroll resigns over health
  • Press Release

State Representative Mele Carroll delivered her letters of resignation to Governor Ige and Speaker Souki today. Ige has 60 days to name a replacement. Read More »

Keystone xl demonstration, 8-2011 Keystone bill advances in Senate
  • Verbatim

Senator Brian Schatz stood in opposition to the bill, delivering the following speech on the Senate floor. Senator Hirono also voted nay. Read More »

64 1maui er 037 Maui region hospitals seek solutions for hospitals’ longevity
  • Press Release

HHSC Maui region to enter into partnership discussion with Hawai‘i Pacific Health Read More »

Unnamed A clean energy holiday poem
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Blue Planet gets into the holiday spirit with a re-worked "Night Before Christmas" that reviews Hawaii's progress as a clean-energy state during 2014. Read More »