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BLOG: Count Your Blessings, Rain Among Them

BLOG: Count Your Blessings, Rain Among Them

July 16, 2014

Living in a rainforest has its benefits, such as no shortage of water or facing $500 daily fines for wasting the wet stuff.

BLOG: Hawaii List of Laws Increased by 238

BLOG: Hawaii List of Laws Increased by 238

July 9, 2014

Gov. Neil Abercrombie has signed 229 bills into law this year, allowed nine more to become law without his signature, and vetoed seven others.

BLOG: High Income and Home Values Don't Necessarily Jive BLOG: High Income and Home Values Don’t Necessarily Jive April 11, 2014 · No Comments · Blog, Featured Articles

Census data reveal interesting paradoxes on the Big Island.

BLOG: Coqui Frogs (Yikes!) Captured on Oahu BLOG: Coqui Frogs (Yikes!) Captured on Oahu April 3, 2014 · 1 Comment · Blog, Featured Articles

Ag officials say they are diligently pursuing reports of the noisy critters there, something Big Isle residents wish had happened here several decades ago.

BLOG: UH Phasing Out Paper Payroll Statements BLOG: UH Phasing Out Paper Payroll Statements March 31, 2014 · No Comments · Blog, Featured Articles

Employees of the University of Hawaii who use direct deposit for their paychecks will be going entirely paperless — payroll-wise — beginning next month.

BLOG: Sen. Green Takes Different Tack on Roundup BLOG: Sen. Green Takes Different Tack on Roundup March 11, 2014 · 1 Comment · Blog, Featured Articles

After legislative attempts to ban the use of the herbicide failed, the Big Island senator has made it the subject of an upcoming “informational briefing.”

BLOG: House Judiciary Chair Takes On Citizens United Ruling BLOG: House Judiciary Chair Takes On Citizens United Ruling January 28, 2014 · No Comments · Blog, Featured Articles

Rep. Karl Rhoads admits his push for a constitutional amendment won’t carry legal weight, but is nevertheless making a statement about campaign donations.

BLOG: Ige Looking to Lock Down Tax-Free Pensions BLOG: Ige Looking to Lock Down Tax-Free Pensions January 24, 2014 · 11 Comments · Blog, Featured Articles

The Senate veteran and candidate for governor wants voters to decide whether future legislators should be banned from subjecting pensions to Hawaii’s income tax.

BLOG: Plastic Bag Ban Goes Into Effect ... (We're Not Exactly Sure When) BLOG: Plastic Bag Ban Goes Into Effect … (We’re Not Exactly Sure When) January 17, 2014 · 1 Comment · Blog, Featured Articles

What constitutes a year “after” a date could dictate whether you carry your groceries home in your hands today.

BLOG: Souki Makes Pitch for More County TAT Money BLOG: Souki Makes Pitch for More County TAT Money January 15, 2014 · No Comments · Blog, Featured Articles

The speaker of the House argued for a “greater partnership” between the state and the counties which provide much of the services that support tourism.

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