The past week’s developments regarding the Pu‘uhonua O Waianae homeless community near the Waianae Small Boat Harbor have once again brought into sharp focus the ongoing lack of leadership by Gov. Ige and his administration.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is receiving heat from some lawmakers for greeting a Japanese American congresswoman with the phrase “Konnichiwa” after being asked a question Thursday about continuing funds for the Japanese American Confinement Sites program.
Hawaii officials have repeatedly pointed to a low-level state employee and a breakdown in his agency’s leadership as the main cause for a January missile alert that left hundreds of thousands of islanders thinking they might die in a nuclear blast.
The Hawai‘i Building and Construction Trades Council (HBCTC) today endorsed Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa for governor of Hawai‘i.
The state is struggling to meet its own sustainability goals and has largely ignored parts of its own plan over the last decade, a new report concludes.
Hawai‘i has one of the highest housing costs in the nation, and one of the lowest rates of homeownership. The state must embrace an active role in creating and subsidizing affordable housing, while streamlining processes that enable people to get the housing they desperately need. The state needs to move forward on transit-oriented development and