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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: Dec 12 2013 - 1:00am

    HONOLULU — The Hawaii agency in charge of promoting tourism on the islands doesn’t have a clear marketing plan and isn’t properly managing $59 million in contracts to make sure taxpayer money is being spent wisely, the state auditor said Wednesday.

  2. | Posted: Dec 12 2013 - 1:00am

    HONOLULU — Hawaii has returned to the top of an annual, national state-by-state health ranking.

  3. | Posted: Dec 8 2013 - 12:06am

    PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii — About 50 survivors of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor paused Saturday at the site to honor those killed and remember the moment that plunged the U.S. into World War II.

  4. | Posted: Dec 8 2013 - 12:06am

    PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii — About 50 survivors of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor paused Saturday at the site to honor those killed and remember the moment that plunged the U.S. into World War II.

  5. | Posted: Dec 7 2013 - 12:05am

    ALBANY, N.Y. — An American fighter that’s one of the few remaining still-airworthy planes to survive the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor is being donated to an organization that flies World War II aircraft at living-history events across the United States.

  6. | Posted: Dec 7 2013 - 12:05am

    ALBANY, N.Y. — An American fighter that’s one of the few remaining still-airworthy planes to survive the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor is being donated to an organization that flies World War II aircraft at living-history events across the United States.

  7. | Posted: Dec 7 2013 - 12:05am

    HONOLULU — Hawaii public school teachers and administrators who are encouraging students to participate in a private holiday charity campaign are violating the state ethics code, according to the state Ethics Committee.

  8. | Posted: Dec 7 2013 - 12:05am

    HONOLULU — Hawaii public school teachers and administrators who are encouraging students to participate in a private holiday charity campaign are violating the state ethics code, according to the state Ethics Committee.

  9. | Posted: Dec 6 2013 - 12:06am

    HONOLULU — The Office of Hawaiian Affairs can keep spending trust funds on programs that aid people with any amount of Native Hawaiian blood, the state Supreme Court ruled.

  10. | Posted: Dec 6 2013 - 12:06am

    PEARL HARBOR, Oahu — Herb Weatherwax cruises the open-air grounds of the visitors center at Pearl Harbor on a motorized scooter dubbed “Herb’s Hot Rod.” When a woman notices his blue and white cap embroidered with the words “Pearl Harbor Survivor,” he coaxes her over.

  11. | Posted: Dec 6 2013 - 12:06am

    HONOLULU — The state Supreme Court began considering a claim Thursday by a young Big Island mother that she should have been appointed an attorney to represent her before she lost custody of her son.

  12. | Posted: Dec 6 2013 - 12:06am

    HONOLULU — The state Supreme Court began considering a claim Thursday by a young Big Island mother that she should have been appointed an attorney to represent her before she lost custody of her son.

  13. | Posted: Dec 6 2013 - 12:06am

    HONOLULU — The Office of Hawaiian Affairs can keep spending trust funds on programs that aid people with any amount of Native Hawaiian blood, the state Supreme Court ruled.

  14. | Posted: Dec 6 2013 - 12:06am

    PEARL HARBOR, Oahu — Herb Weatherwax cruises the open-air grounds of the visitors center at Pearl Harbor on a motorized scooter dubbed “Herb’s Hot Rod.” When a woman notices his blue and white cap embroidered with the words “Pearl Harbor Survivor,” he coaxes her over.

  15. | Posted: Dec 3 2013 - 12:06am

    HONOLULU — Retired professors Rod Powell and Bob Eddinger have been partners in life since they met at the University of Hawaii in 1977. On Monday, they joined in marriage on the first day their home state allowed same-sex couples to form such unions.