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Hawaii lawmakers used to hearing about potential conflicts

| | Dec 11 2017 - 12:06am | Comments

HONOLULU — Hawaii lawmakers are used to hearing the criticism that they often vote in their own interests. Most work outside jobs, and bills often come up that could benefit their sources of income.

  1. Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 10:27am

    HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Wildlife agencies are meeting this week on Guam to provide updates on numerous projects targeting the invasive brown tree snake, which has proved detrimental to Guam’s native bird population.

  2. Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 10:21am

    HONOLULU — The former Hawaii private school band director who is accused of sexually assaulting a minor denies all allegations against him, his lawyer said.

  3. | Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 10:16am

    HONOLULU — More than a dozen escapes have occurred over the past eight years at a Hawaii psychiatric hospital where a patient described as dangerous walked off the grounds and made it to California before he was captured this week.

  4. | Posted: Nov 15 2017 - 10:39pm

    HONOLULU — A man acquitted of a 1979 murder by reason of insanity, and who escaped from a Hawaii psychiatric hospital over the weekend, was arrested in California on Wednesday.

  5. | Posted: Nov 15 2017 - 10:38pm

    HONOLULU — Three members of the Governor’s Joint Task Force on Rat Lungworm Disease in Hawaii are attending the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, this week.

  6. | Posted: Nov 14 2017 - 9:00pm

    HONOLULU — Experts say the Republicans’ proposed changes to the federal tax code do not bode well for many Hawaii taxpayers.

  7. | Posted: Nov 13 2017 - 9:50pm

    SEATTLE — On the same day a federal appeals court allowed part of President Donald Trump’s travel ban to take effect, advocacy groups filed a new lawsuit Monday challenging the administration’s related efforts to restrict or ban certain refugees from entering the U.S.

  8. | Posted: Nov 11 2017 - 12:05am

    HONOLULU — Gordon Sakamoto, one of the first Asian-Americans hired to work in a U.S. bureau of an international news service, died Wednesday at 82.

  9. | Posted: Nov 7 2017 - 7:38pm

    HONOLULU — Discharge from a sewage treatment facility in West Maui has been damaging the coral reefs off Kahekili Beach Park for years, according to a study by federal scientists.

  10. | Posted: Nov 7 2017 - 7:37pm

    HONOLULU — Two months after U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa announced her plans to run for governor, candidates looking to fill her seat in Congress are starting to emerge.

  11. | Posted: Nov 7 2017 - 7:36pm

    HONOLULU — Hawaiian Telcom’s $650 million cash-and-stock sale to Cincinnati Bell took another step toward completion Tuesday morning after the Honolulu company’s shareholders overwhelmingly approved the deal.

  12. | Posted: Nov 4 2017 - 10:16pm

    HONOLULU — Hawaii bankruptcy filings are beginning to reflect slowing growth in the state economy and are now on pace to exceed last year’s total.

  13. | Posted: Nov 4 2017 - 10:16pm

    HONOLULU — A group representing Hawaii commercial fishermen has filed a court motion to defend the state’s practice of giving fishing licenses to foreign workers.

  14. | Posted: Nov 4 2017 - 12:06am

    HONOLULU — Nearly half of Hawaii’s coral reefs were bleached during heat waves in 2014 and 2015 and fisheries close to shore are declining, a group of scientists told state lawmakers.

  15. | Posted: Nov 2 2017 - 10:22pm

    HONOLULU — Hawaii’s public defender is reviewing the criminal cases handled by four Honolulu police officers and a deputy city prosecutor to uncover any possible wrongdoing after they were accused of planting evidence, falsifying reports and lying to U.S. investigators in a corruption probe.