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Damon Key Team Argues Bad Faith Case Before Hawaii Supreme Court

    Our Damon Key team argued a bad faith case before the Hawaii Supreme Court today,  Adams v. Hawaii Medical Service Association , SCWC-15-0000396.     Pictured below: Joanna Zigler, Rafael del Castillo, Tred Eyerly and Robert Thomas. [Author: Tred Eyerly]
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Supreme Court mulls Honolulu election results, Kauai reaches 50% renewable power, Hawaii lawmaker joins drilling fight as tarballs surface on Big Island beach, whale count scheduled despite federal shutdown, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Humpback whale breach  in Hawaii PC: Kohala Sail & Sea Michael Faughn An annual effort to monitor humpback whale migration numbers in Hawaii will proceed as scheduled despite the shutdown of the federal government, a spokesperson for the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation said Tuesday. Hawaii News Now.The Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary's annual Ocean Count will take place January 26 despite the federal government shutdown. KHON2.Mike Gabbard joins other lawmak...
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Obama encourages next generation at East-West Center, former Lt. Gov. Tsutsui to head Maui farm venture, Ige works to fill Cabinet, Jim Nabors' home sold, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Former President Barack Obama, courtesy Obama Foundation. Former President Barack Obama stressed the importance of cultivating the next generation of leaders during a speech Sunday night at the East-West Center that harked back to his roots as a community organizer in Chicago. Star-Advertiser.Obama: ‘We Have A Deficit of Leadership And We Need New Blood’. The former U.S. president launched a program in Hawaii this weekend aimed at nurturing future leaders in the Asia-Pacific region. Civil...
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Nude photos link Big Island firefighter to Honolulu deputy prosecutor's phone, lobbyist first to get medical aid in dying prescription, Honolulu Council in disarray, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Jesse Ebersole, Katherine Kealoha Feds recover nude photos on Kealoha’s phone. When Hawaii County firefighter Jesse Ebersole pleaded guilty last July to lying about his relationship with former deputy prosecutor Katherine Kealoha, the federal prosecutor said investigators found Ebersole’s name on some of Kealoha’s credit card charges and had records of phone conversations between the two. Star-Advertiser.Evidence of affair between Katherine Kealoha and firefighter included sexually explic...
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Hawaii tourism depends on vacation rentals, Honolulu council leadership questioned in election dispute, new laws in effect, Molokai mule trail closed, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii beach scene ©2019 All Hawaii News all rights reserved Addicted To Airbnb: Hawaii’s Tourism Economy Depends On Illegal Vacation Rentals. While calls for a crackdown on short-term rentals grow louder, their rapid expansion accounts for a big chunk of the recent growth in the state’s largest industry. Civil Beat.When the final numbers roll in for 2018, it's likely to be another record year for visitor arrivals to Hawaii. But as people consider what that sector may look like in 2019 an...
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Hawaii Supreme Court weighs in on Honolulu council race, complaint filed over GOP campaign finance, media weigh in on top 2018 stories, new laws for 2019, more top state and local government news from all the Hawaiian islands

Diamond Head aerial view ©2018 All Hawaii News No fishing at Waikiki to Diamond Head shoreline in 2019. Environmental advocates like the idea of a closure, but think the time frame needs to be longer for it to be effective. KITV.More than two years after Gov. David Ige’s administration unveiled a 10-year, $378 million plan to escalate the state’s fight against invasive species, much of it remains unfunded and the governor plans to ask the Legislature to provide only a fraction of what was...
Tags: Travel, Gop, Hawaii, House, Volcano, Republican Party, City Council, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii County, Legislature, West Hawaii, Oahu, Hawaii News Now, Maui News


Hawaii Supreme Court overturns public records exemption, feral cat feeding at harbors banned, Honolulu rail meets federal deadline, Maui Styrofoam ban to begin, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Feral cat feeding in Hawaii ©2018 All Hawaii News  Gov. David Ige has approved new rules for the state’s small boat harbors that prohibit camping and the feeding of feral cats at the harbors. Star-Advertiser.The backlog of repair and maintenance projects at Hawaii’s public schools is an estimated $868 million, roughly three times worse than what legislators were told in January. Star-Advertiser.For the first time since statehood in 1959, Hawaii’s population declined for two consecutive ye...
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New tourism chief named, data breach at Marriott, Supreme Court won't reconsider Thirty Meter Telescope ruling, Hawaiian Airlines opening mainland tech office, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaiian Airlines at Honolulu airport ©2018 All Hawaii News Isle tourism still pacing ahead of 2017. The Hawaii Tourism Authority reported Thursday that total arrivals in October rose 4.4 percent year-over-year to 770,359. Star-Advertiser.Former hotel housekeeper and executive is tapped to lead HTA. A former hotel housekeeper, who went on to become a top Marriott hotel executive, will be the first hotelier ever to lead the Hawaii Tourism Authority. Star-Advertiser.Chris Tatum named new CE...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, New Hampshire, Hawaii, Marriott, Starwood, Volcano, El Nino, Republican, Kilauea, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaiian Airlines, Kauai, Maui, Reuters


Inspector General report urges changes to Hawaii's missile alert system, high surf, high seas spur Honolulu action, two election lawsuits filed over close votes, humpback whale no-shows cause concern, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii missile alert info session ©2018 All Hawaii News Missile alert report urges FEMA to make vendors change software. The report by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Inspector General urges FEMA to require that software used by local authorities to access and operate the emergency alert system include features such as the ability to preview or cancel alerts. Star-Advertiser.Hawaii False Missile Alert: New Problems Found In Federal Warning System. A recent inspector general repor...
Tags: Travel, Senate, Hawaii, Fema, Kilauea, Papua New Guinea, Sears, Big Island, North Shore, Kauai, Maui, Dec, Honolulu, Chung, West Hawaii, Oahu


Hawaii losing one of its two dairy farms, Caldwell vetoes condo bill, hotel occupancy down, Big Island vacation rental bill passes, Maui affordable housing breaks ground, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Big Island Dairy, Facebook page photo Big Island Dairy owners confirmed Tuesday that they will discontinue dairy and milk processing operations at the Ookala facility for financial reasons. Tribune-Herald.One of two of the state's only dairies is closing. Big Island Dairy has announced it's ending operations in February next year. KHON2.Embattled Big Island Dairy Farm Plans To Shut Down. A lawsuit filed last year alleged repeated spills and runoff of cattle manure, cattle urine and other ...
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ACLU challenges retirement home's medically assisted death ban, design flaws may delay Honolulu rail, purring crickets on Molokai, Leilani residents just want to go home, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii sunrise ©2018 All Hawaii News The American Civil Liberties Union is accusing a Kahala retirement community of illegal religious discrimination by warning its residents that they cannot take advantage of a new “morally repugnant” law that allows the terminally ill to obtain medication to end their life. Star-Advertiser.ACLU Challenges Retirement Home’s Ban On Medical Aid In Dying. A state law allowing certain terminally ill people to end their lives takes effect in January, but resi...
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Hawaii Supreme Court allows prostitutes' johns to wipe record, Maui spent taxpayer money opposing ConAm, Kona coffee yield down, electric rates to go up, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Matson ship off Honolulu © 2018 All Hawaii News Ships vying for fuel oil expected to boost Hawaii electric bills. Hawaii, which already struggles with the nation’s highest electric bills, could see them jump by as much as 20 percent in just two years thanks to new regulations on fuel use in oceangoing ships. Bloomberg News Service.State Supreme Court rules those who solicit prostitutes can wipe record. Under current state law, prostitutes and those who solicit prostitutes are punished dif...
Tags: Travel, Navy, Hawaii, City Council, Kilauea, Council, Big Island, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Honolulu, Hawaii County, West Hawaii, Kamehameha Schools, Maui County Council, Hawaiian Islands


Hawaii Supreme Court Approves Thirty Meter Telescope On Mauna Kea

Applehu Akbar shares a report from Hawaii News Now: After years of legal wrangling and protests, the Thirty Meter Telescope got a green light Tuesday from the state Supreme Court. In a 4-to-1 decision, the state's highest court ruled in favor of the telescope's construction atop Mauna Kea, effectively ending all legal avenues for contesting the controversial project unless the U.S. Supreme Court takes up the case. In a statement, TMT International Observatory Board of Governors Chairman Henry Ya...
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The Latest: Hawaii telescope foe: Get ready to resist

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on Hawaii Supreme Court's decision upholding a construction permit for a giant telescope (all times local):
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The Latest: Legal actions possible after telescope ruling

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on Hawaii Supreme Court's decision upholding a construction permit for a giant telescope (all times local):
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Hawaii Supreme Court upholds permit for giant telescope

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii’s Supreme Court upheld a decision to grant a construction permit for an embattled, international giant telescope project planned for a mountain Native Hawaiians consider sacred. The court ruling Tuesday is a victory for the contentious Thirty Meter Telescope planned for Hawaii’s tallest mountain, Mauna Kea. Opponents say the telescope will desecrate […]
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Hawaii Supreme Court upholds permit allowing giant telescope to be built on mountain

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii Supreme Court upholds permit allowing giant telescope to be built on mountain.
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Officials ponder next step after ConAm struck from ballot, average teacher salary $59k, Ige and Caldwell support hotel strikers, visitors return to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Ige supports education funding, photo courtesy of Governor's Office Ige, Tupola weigh in on what’s next after the constitutional amendment. Gubernatorial candidates discuss how to fund Hawaii’s public schools. Hawaii News Now.With ConAm Invalidated, Supporters And Opponents Ponder Next Moves. If Hawaii is going to spend more on public education, it’s unclear where the money will come from. Civil Beat.State Leaders Will Look for More Public School Funding. State leaders, educators and comm...
Tags: Travel, Supreme Court, Park, Hawaii, Blackstone, Vrbo, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii Island, Waikiki, Maui, Honolulu, Capitol, West Hawaii, Naalehu, Oahu, Oahu Hawaii


Supreme Court grills advocates on education tax amendment, Hirono approval drops, Honolulu building permits lag, regents approve new Mauna Kea rules, $40k fine for killing nene, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii Supreme Court building ©2018 All Hawaii News Hawaii Supreme Court hears arguments on proposed constitutional amendment. The Hawaii Supreme Court is expected to rule quickly after hearing oral arguments Thursday on whether a question on general election ballots asking voters if they want to give the state the power to tax investment property to support public education should be invalidated. Star-Advertiser.Supreme Court Hears Challenge To ConAm Ballot Measure But Defers Ruling. Haw...
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Hawaii Supreme Court to hear education tax amendment, woman from same-sex marriage must pay child support, gubernatorial debate set, USS Arizona tours resume, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii Supreme Court building ©2018 All Hawaii News The Hawaii Supreme Court has agreed to hear arguments later this month from the state’s four counties seeking to invalidate a Nov. 6 ballot question asking voters if they want to empower the state to tax investment properties in support of public education. Star-Advertiser.The Hawaii Supreme Court took the unusual step Thursday of scheduling oral arguments in connection with a request by the state’s four counties to consider their petiti...
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Hawaii Supreme Court rules in favor of Thirty Meter Telescope in first of two key pending cases, state starts new psychiatric hospital, Hurricane Hector spares Hawaii, who owns aloha, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

File photo of Thirty Meter Telescope protester PC:Occupy Hilo  Hawaii Supreme Court Ruling Is A Win For The Thirty Meter Telescope. The ruling prevents another contested case hearing, but a construction permit appeal is still pending before the court. Associated Press.The state Supreme Court handed the Thirty Meter Telescope project a lifeline Wednesday by ruling that a contested case hearing is not required for a sublease with the University of Hawaii at Hilo. Tribune-Herald.In a triumph...
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Hawaii Supreme Court sides with lesbian couple in B&B case

HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii appeals court ruling that a bed and breakfast discriminated by denying a room to two women because they’re gay will stand after the state’s high court declined to take up the case. Aloha Bed & Breakfast owner Phyllis Young had argued she should be allowed to turn away gay couples […]
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Hawaii Supreme Court hears Thirty Meter Telescope case, Kilauea volcano simmers, teachers quitting at 'alarming' rate, Caldwell to decide budget and rail costs today, Hawaii County to reconsider GET, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Telescopes atop Mauna Kea ©2018 All Hawaii News Once again the fate of the stalled Thirty Meter Telescope rests with the state Supreme Court following oral arguments on Thursday. Star-Advertiser.Supreme Court Hears New Arguments Over Thirty Meter Telescope. Opponents say a state appeals judge had a conflict of interest when she granted a permit for the project. Associated Press.After a three-year legal battle, the fate of the Thirty Meter Telescope will now be decided by the Hawaii Suprem...
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Giant telescope project before Hawaii Supreme Court again

HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday in an appeal that could determine whether an embattled multi-nation telescope project can be built on a mountain Native Hawaiians consider sacred or have to move to a backup site in Spain’s Canary Islands that’s less desirable to scientists hoping to use the instrument for […]
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Kilauea volcano hits Hawaii farmers hard, state Supreme Court to hear Thirty Meter Telescope case Thursday, Honolulu's 'monster house' builder back in business, Maui council members OK'd to run, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Flowers at farmers market ©2018 All Hawaii News Flower growers seek help as lava flow continues. For more than 20 years, Hawaiian Tropicals Direct grew numerous varieties of orchids on 10 acres in Kapoho, but as of June 3, the entire property and the owner’s home were ravaged by lava. Star-Advertiser.The ongoing eruption on Kilauea’s lower East Rift Zone has displaced a few thousand people and altered the landscape. For farmers and ranchers in the area, it’s also taken away their liveliho...
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Hawaii Supreme Court to hear arguments on giant telescope

The Hawaii Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether to approve a building permit for a telescope on Mauna Kea, the grand volcano on Hawaii island
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Hawaii Supreme Court Considers Tax Appeal by Travel Firms

The Hawaii Supreme Court will decide whether online travel companies are required to pay general excise taxes for car rentals they sell in the state.
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AG Chin to step down to seek congressional seat, foster parents lawsuit seeks higher pay, Hawaiian overthrow commemoration set for Legislature's opening day, Honolulu loses almost $5M federal grants due to inertia, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Doug Chin, Mazie Hirono at Aug. 30, 2017 DACA press conference file photo Attorney General Chin will step down to run for Congress. The decision by state Attorney General Douglas Chin to resign March 15 and begin full-time campaigning for the 1st Congressional District seat is probably a “politically smart move,” according to a University of Hawaii political scientist. Star-Advertiser.Chin To Step Down As Hawaii AG In Run For Congress. The attorney general was pressured to resign by the p...
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Aquarium fishing banned in West Hawaii waters pending review

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii officials have instituted a ban on commercial aquarium fishing in West Hawaii waters. The Hawaii Tribune-Herald reports the state Department of Land and Natural Resources announced the ban on Friday pending the results of an environmental review. The department’s action follows a Hawaii Supreme Court ruling in September that barred […]
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Hawaii Supreme Court rules clean environment is a property right in Maui case, Deedy heading back to trial, state sells $170M affordable rental portfolio, insurance snag could ground canoe clubs, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hilo canoe race © 2017 All Hawaii News Insurance snag could keep canoe clubs statewide on land. Next year's regatta season for local canoe clubs may be in jeopardy because the parent association is having trouble finding an insurance company to cover them. Hawaii News Now.Civil Beat Poll: Lottery Has Big Support In Hawaii. Most survey respondents say a lottery can bring much-needed cash to state government, but critics warn they mostly tax the poor. Civil Beat.UH economists pump up projec...
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