Lawsuits hold up Hawaii election certification

HONOLULU — Certification of Hawaii’s presidential vote was being held up Wednesday by two lawsuits, including one filed by a woman who said she ran for president as an independent but wasn’t on the ballot.

‘America is back’: Biden pushes past Trump era with nominees

WILMINGTON, Del. — Declaring “America is back,” President-elect Joe Biden introduced his national security team, his first substantive offering of how he’ll shift from Trump-era “America First” policies by relying on experts from the Democratic establishment to be some of his most important advisers.

SHOPO sues Hawaii County over disclosure law

The statewide police union is now suing all four counties in an effort to keep the names of officers fired or suspended for disciplinary reasons secret until all grievance avenues for the officers are exhausted.