The Hawaii Peoples Congress took place Nov. 23 and featured more than 150 participants from across the islands gathered for a day of discussions of the climate crisis and next steps to take to prevent widespread calamity by 2030. Pictured here are the Kuleana Academy 2019 graduates, people aspiring to become more civically engaged, run for office themselves, or help other aspiring candidates get elected.
This week we focus on our safety net systems for people or families in need. In the early 1990s, a major part of this net came from the federal Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program, which matched state dollars of financial assistance for a needy family.
HONOLULU Hawaii state health officials have investigated dozens of adult residential care homes statewide after receiving reports that the facilities were operating without licenses, officials said.
About a month ago, I attended the 2019 National Diversity in STEM Conference, an annual meeting organized by the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) and held in Honolulu this year.
BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan President Donald Trump paid a surprise Thanksgiving visit to Afghanistan, where he announced the U.S. and Taliban have been engaged in ongoing peace talks and said he believes the Taliban want a cease-fire.