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Navy report: Multiple errors poisoned Pearl Harbor water
US & Canada · Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam

Navy report: Multiple errors poisoned Pearl Harbor water

74% Center coverage: 58 sources
Jet fuel from the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility leaked into a well that supplied water to housing and offices. Some 6,000 people suffered nausea, headaches, rashes and other symptoms. Navy report details series of missteps and failures that led to the fuel contamination of the Navy's water system. May 6 spill was believed to involve only a small release. But it actually involved more than 20,000 gallons, a fact that wasn't discovered until the Nov. 20 incident.See the Story
Philippines orders news site Rappler to shut down, founder Maria Ressa says
Asia · Manila

Philippines orders news site Rappler to shut down, founder Maria Ressa says

59% Center coverage: 44 sources
The Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission revoked Rappler's certificates of incorporation on June 28 for violating foreign ownership rules. IPI calls on authorities to urgently reverse decision. Rappler will appeal the decision, Maria Ressa said in a speech at the East-West Center's International Media Conference in Honolulu.See the Story
Distrust remains after Navy report on tainted Hawaii water
US & Canada · Hawaii

Distrust remains after Navy report on tainted Hawaii water

94% Center coverage: 18 sources
A Navy investigation blamed the fuel leak and the water crisis that followed on shoddy management and human error. Some Hawaii residents, including Native Hawaiians, officials and military families said the report doesn't help restore trust in the Navy. Report: Officials defaulted to assuming the best about what was happening when the spills occurred, instead of assuming the worst.See the Story

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US & Canada · Hawaii

Ige signs broadband and digital equity bills into law

Coverage: 2 sources
Gov. David Ige signs four bills to improve broadband internet access and digital equity in Hawaii. Ige: "It really is about digital equity and the notion that those who are not connected and don't have access & are significantly hampered from full participation" Ige says he will use a line-item veto regarding the federal coronavirus relief funds.See the Story
US & Canada · Hawaii

Governor signs three housing bills into law

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Gov. David Ige signed three bills into law Friday that are intended to ease the housing crunch for Hawaii's needy families and individuals. House Bill 2512 extends the ohana zones pilot program, which was set to end June 30, 2023, for three additional years. Senate Bill 3048 appropriates $300 million from the state's general fund to be deposited into the rental housing revolving fund.See the Story
US & Canada · Hawaii

More than 250 families served at only Ohana Food Drop set for this year

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
The Ohana Food Drop was the first and only drop scheduled for 2022. In December of 2020, the Food Basket received 250,000 pounds of food as part of the federal program. In April of this year, the number of food drops dropped to just 8,000.See the Story
US & Canada · Hawaii County

Vacation rental rules remain unclear: County continues enforcement while awaiting ICA opinion

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Hawaii County continues to enforce its prohibition against short-term vacation rentals in the state agricultural district. A Kona judge ruled that the state doesn't disallow that use as the county has claimed. State law requires houses to be farm dwellings and have a connection to agriculture. The farm dwelling requirement took effect June 4, 1976.See the Story
US & Canada · Hawaii

Police: Elderly man killed with bow-and-arrow

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Charles Hacker, 86, died Wednesday after being found unconscious and bleeding profusely from his neck as he sat in a walker-seat on his driveway. Police on Friday charged 33-year-old Cameron Stewart, a neighbor of Hacker's, with second-degree murder. Stewart and his family moved to the island from Arizona in the middle of June.See the Story
US & Canada · Hawaii

Police seek truck theft suspect

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify man suspected of stealing a pickup truck in Pahoa.See the Story
US & Canada · Kailua-Kona

Community helps Fill A Cruiser to feed island’s hungry

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Hawaii Police and The Food Basket teamed up for the second annual Fill A Cruiser Food Drive. The food situation on island is dire with no shipments of food expected from the Emergency Food Assistance Program. Donations can also be made at the nonprofit's warehouses in Hilo and Kona.See the Story
US & Canada · Hawaii

Harsher penalties for drunken drivers

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Gov. David Ige earlier this month signed two bills into law that create tougher penalties for impaired drivers.See the Story

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