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Kaua‘i County budget starts at $243M

LIHU‘E — The next budget spanning July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022, plays a key role in the county’s COVID-19 recovery. Mayor Derek Kawakami…

Hirono to Chair Senate Armed Services Subcommittee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii) has been appointed to chair the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower, which provides important oversight of…

Work-from-home program proposed

HONOLULU — State Rep. Takashi Ohno (Nu‘uanu, Liliha, Pu‘unui, Alewa Heights) has introduced a bill to mitigate traffic on Hawai‘i roads. House Bill 1293 would…

Ige fills Kahele’s vacant state Senate seat

HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige appointed long-time educator Laura Clint Acasio to the state Senate, District 1, which encompasses the greater Hilo area on Hawai‘i…