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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: Oct 26 2017 - 3:57pm

    HONOLULU — A police major was selected Wednesday as the first woman to be chief of the Honolulu Police Department — an agency that has been rocked by a federal corruption investigation.

  2. | Posted: Oct 26 2017 - 3:39pm

    A visiting space ship from another galaxy? Little green men?

  3. | Posted: Oct 26 2017 - 3:35pm

    HONOLULU — Tourism growth continued in September; although, visitor arrivals outpaced visitor spending.

  4. | Posted: Oct 26 2017 - 3:32pm

    HAGATNA, Guam — A U.S. Postal Service official says inspectors so far this year have intercepted at least 60 pounds of methamphetamine mailed to Guam.

  5. | Posted: Oct 26 2017 - 3:30pm

    HONOLULU — State Legislative leaders have announced their four picks to serve as nonvoting members on the volunteer Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation board.

  6. | Posted: Oct 24 2017 - 8:46pm

    HONOLULU — The Trump administration on Tuesday appealed a Hawaii judge’s order that blocks the newest version of the travel ban.

  7. Posted: Oct 24 2017 - 12:05am

    HONOLULU — Bank of Hawaii Corporation (NYSE: BOH) Monday reported diluted earnings per share of $1.08 for the third quarter of 2017, up from $1.05 in the second quarter of 2017 and $1.02 in the third quarter of 2016. Net income for the third quarter of 2017 was $45.9 million, an increase of $1.2 million from net income of $44.7 million in the previous quarter and an increase of $2.4 million from net income of $43.5 million in the same quarter last year.

  8. | Posted: Oct 23 2017 - 9:40pm

    HONOLULU — In August, NOAA’s Hawaiian Monk Seal Research Program team marked a milestone by releasing Mililani back to the wild after rehabilitation at Ke Kai Ola in Kona. She was the 20th seal from the monk seal hospital to be released back to the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, or Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument.

  9. Posted: Oct 23 2017 - 1:24pm

    BERLIN (AP) — The eastern German state of Saxony says it is returning human bones that were stolen from burial caves in Hawaii during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

  10. | Posted: Oct 22 2017 - 9:17pm

    HONOLULU — A boat that ran aground off Honolulu while transporting foreign fishermen to work in Hawaii’s commercial fishing industry has raised new questions about the safety and working conditions for foreign laborers in this unique U.S. fleet.

  11. | Posted: Oct 19 2017 - 9:35pm

    HONOLULU — Island Air received interim financial relief Wednesday when it was granted authority by a federal Bankruptcy Court judge to use its cash collateral for a “limited period” to meet business operations and payroll.

  12. | Posted: Oct 19 2017 - 9:34pm

    HONOLULU — Hawaii state government has tucked away enough in cash reserves to weather the next “moderate” recession, according to the economic research firm Moody’s Analytics.

  13. | Posted: Oct 19 2017 - 4:16pm

    HONOLULU — Authorities have released the names of two men who are missing after a helicopter they were in disappeared off the northwest coast of Molokai.

  14. | Posted: Oct 19 2017 - 4:15pm

    MAUI (AP) — Maui firefighters are battling a sizable brush fire that has closed a highway and forced evacuations.

  15. | Posted: Oct 19 2017 - 4:14pm

    HONOLULU — Hawaiian Airlines remained the U.S. airline’s top-ranked carrier for punctuality as 93 percent of its flights arrived on time in July, according to data reported Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Transportation.