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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: Sep 18 2017 - 8:08pm

    LIHUE, Kauai — The state Department of Health has placed at least three Hawaii beaches under bacteria warnings.

  2. | Posted: Sep 18 2017 - 7:44pm

    HONOLULU — Honolulu authorities took three people into custody on Sunday evening, one of whom is believed to be a suspect in a Waikiki shooting that left one dead and two others seriously injured, Hawaii News Now reported.

  3. | Posted: Sep 18 2017 - 8:50am

    HONOLULU — Scientists are asking the public for help tracking green sea turtles as they return to Hawaiian islands after their nesting season.

  4. Posted: Sep 14 2017 - 5:13pm

    HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii’s jobless rate fell to a 10-year low of 2.6 percent last month.

  5. | Posted: Sep 14 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — The family of a Hawaii girl who died in 2012 is receiving $850,000 to settle a medical malpractice lawsuit it filed.

  6. | Posted: Sep 11 2017 - 10:08pm

    HONOLULU — A retired U.S. Navy commander in Hawaii was sentenced Monday to 18 months in federal prison for lying about his relationship with a Malaysian defense contractor nicknamed “Fat Leonard.”

  7. | Posted: Sep 10 2017 - 8:05pm

    WAILUKU, Maui — The state Department of Education is making up ground in its shortage of school bus drivers on Kauai and Maui islands.

  8. | Posted: Sep 10 2017 - 8:05pm

    HONOLULU — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a lawsuit against the Blood Bank of Hawaii claiming it wrongfully fired an employee battling cancer after she ran out of sick days.

  9. | Posted: Sep 10 2017 - 8:05pm

    HONOLULU — A $100 million public housing project has been further delayed after Hawaii officials voted to end a partnership with a private developer.

  10. | Posted: Sep 5 2017 - 9:07pm

    HONOLULU — The wreckage of a single-engine aircraft that crashed near Kunia this summer, killing all four Oahu residents on board, likely will stay in the state-owned Honouliuli Forest Reserve where it went down.

  11. | Posted: Sep 5 2017 - 9:07pm

    WAILUKU, Maui — Hawaii Energy has launched the latest phase of a program to replace families’ older, energy-eating refrigerators with new, energy-efficient models.

  12. | Posted: Sep 5 2017 - 9:07pm

    HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige on Tuesday signed into law a bill that provides additional funding for Honolulu’s financially troubled rail transit project.

  13. | Posted: Sep 5 2017 - 9:06pm

    HONOLULU — There used to be a time in Hawaii when an incumbent governor was a shoo-in for re-election.

  14. | Posted: Sep 4 2017 - 7:33pm

    HONOLULU — Driverless trucks. Factory robots. Delivery drones. Virtual personal assistants.

  15. | Posted: Sep 4 2017 - 7:33pm

    HONOLULU — A firm that controls one of two air ambulance companies in Hawaii is acquiring the other business.