by Scott Keyes Posted on June 3, 2014
Homeless advocates are up in arms at Mayor Kirk Caldwell's efforts to confiscate homeless people's possessions and make it illegal for them to sit on the sidewalk.
by Kiley Kroh Posted on May 2, 2014
Hawaii's energy regulator got tough with the state's largest investor-owned utility this week, ordering Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO) to reduce energy costs and connect more rooftop solar systems to the electric grid.
by Scott Keyes Posted on April 30, 2014
Hawaii lawmakers are using this one simple trick to increase their voter turnout by 7-14 percentage points.
by Bryce Covert Posted on April 30, 2014
It's the third state to pass that wage this year, but it's unique in including tipped workers.
by Scott Keyes Posted on November 19, 2013
"I want to do something practical that will really clean up the streets," said State Rep. Tom Brower.
by Zack Ford Posted on November 14, 2013
A lawsuit filed by an opponent of Hawaii's new marriage equality law did not get very far.
The Family Research Council is all too eager to thank Hawaii state Rep. Jo Jordan (D) for voting against marriage equality, because it provides them another opportunity to demonize the gay community.
by Zack Ford Posted on November 13, 2013
Hawaii's marriage equality bill has been officially signed into law.
by Zack Ford Posted on November 9, 2013
The Hawaii House of Representative granted its final approval of marriage equality, but it was a long day of obstruction from opponents before the vote.
by Zack Ford Posted on November 7, 2013
Hawaii state Rep. Jo Jordan (D) has the distinction of being the first openly gay or lesbian lawmaker to cast a vote against marriage equality.