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Honolulu · Honolulu

Ige’s Rationale To Veto The Public Records Bill Doesn’t Pass The Smell Test

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Gov. David Ige is considering vetoing a bill that calls for greater government transparency. The bill would cap the costs charged for reproduction of certain government records. Public interest requests are a small fraction of all the requests made statewide. Ige unwisely heeded the alarm from his agencies and suspended the state's public records law.See the Story
Farming · Honolulu

Candidate Q&A: Hawaii County Council District 5 — Matt Kanealiʻi-Kleinfelder

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“We need to proactively change our model to provide home ownership to families – not nurture long-term renters.”The post Candidate Q&A: Hawaii County Council District 5 — Matt Kanealiʻi-Kleinfelder appeared first on Honolulu Civil Beat.See the Story
Gun Violence · Honolulu

You May Soon See People Openly Carrying Guns In Hawaii

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U.S. Supreme Court issued a short order that was a big win for Hawaii gun rights advocates. The high court essentially told the San Francisco-based appellate court: See what the Supreme Court just said in a similar case, New York State Rifle & Pistol Assn., Inc. v. Bruen.See the Story
Honolulu · Honolulu

John Pritchett: Things Money Can Buy

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A recent cover story on gubernatorial candidate Vicky Cayetano looked like a news article but was actually a paid advertisement. It's not the first time that MidWeek has blurred the line between reporting and advertising. Help keep our journalism free for all readers by becoming a monthly member of Civil Beat today.See the Story
Honolulu · Honolulu

Catherine Toth Fox: Why We Can't Quit Social Media

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The platforms have turned into a global competition over who has the most friends or can garner the most likes.The post Catherine Toth Fox: Why We Can’t Quit Social Media appeared first on Honolulu Civil Beat.See the Story
Honolulu · Honolulu

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: SHOPO's Robert Cavaco And Stephen Keogh

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State of Hawaii Organization of Police Officers president, vice president talk to Civil Beat. Robert Cavaco, Stephen Keogh: "Being more open, having communication, open lines of dialogue with any kind of media" "We feel that SHOPO could improve in a couple of different areas," Keogh says.See the Story
Honolulu · Honolulu

Candidate Q&A: State Senate District 12 — Sharon Moriwaki

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Sharon Moriwaki is a Democratic candidate for state Senate District 12. Her district includes Waikiki, Ala Moana and Kakaako. She says Hawaii needs to address homelessness and affordable housing. She also wants to diversify the state's economy away from tourism.See the Story
Environment · Hawaii

Ige Approves Ban On 'Forever Chemicals' In Food Containers, Firefighting Foam

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House Bill 1644, introduced by state Rep. Nicole Lowen, prohibits the manufacture, sale, and distribution of wraps and liners, plates, food boats, and pizza boxes that contain PFAS after Dec. 31, 2024. The legislation also bans the use of these chemicals after July 1, 2024 in firefighting foam used for training and testing purposes.PFAS are a class of chemicals used to make a wide variety of goods including cookware, clothing and furniture.See the Story

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