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Hawaii lawmakers used to hearing about potential conflicts

| | Dec 11 2017 - 12:06am | Comments

HONOLULU — Hawaii lawmakers are used to hearing the criticism that they often vote in their own interests. Most work outside jobs, and bills often come up that could benefit their sources of income.

  1. | Posted: Dec 3 2017 - 12:06am

    KEALAKEKUA — This, in the words of Konawaena Middle School student Aliza Leander, was “the Big Cheese of all the competitions we’ve been to.”

  2. | Posted: Dec 3 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump changed his story Saturday on why he fired Michael Flynn as his national security adviser, now suggesting he knew at the time that Flynn had lied to the FBI as well as to Vice President Mike Pence about his contacts with Russians during the presidential transition.

  3. | Posted: Dec 3 2017 - 12:05am

    Tax bill clears Senate in big boost for Trump, GOP

  4. | Posted: Dec 3 2017 - 12:05am

    SAN FRANCISCO — The attacks on San Francisco and other cities with similar immigration policies began moments after a jury acquitted a Mexican man of killing a woman on a popular pier, some calling for a boycott of the city that fiercely defends its reputation as a refuge for all.

  5. Posted: Dec 2 2017 - 8:49pm

    Editor’s note: The West Hawaii arrest report encompasses the North and South Kohala, Kona, and Hamakua police districts. The report shows arrests and not whether the person is facing charges.

  6. | Posted: Dec 2 2017 - 8:49pm

    HILO — Time is running out for the County Council to consider a general excise tax surcharge granted by the state Legislature during its special session earlier this year.

  7. | Posted: Dec 2 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — Gas prices in Hilo are up 40 cents this year over last, and they’re predicted to continue to increase into 2018.

  8. | Posted: Dec 2 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — A motorist was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after reportedly hitting a pedestrian with his vehicle along Alii Drive Friday afternoon.

  9. | Posted: Dec 2 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — Pamela Wang was out for a morning stroll Sunday when a world record dropped at her feet.

  10. | Posted: Dec 2 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Fire Department is investigating five small brush fires that cropped up along Highway 270 Friday afternoon.

  11. Posted: Dec 2 2017 - 12:05am

    Flynn pleads guilty, is cooperating in Trump-Russia probe

  12. | Posted: Dec 2 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Republicans used a burst of eleventh-hour horse-trading to edge a nearly $1.5 trillion tax bill to the brink of Senate passage Friday, as a party starved all year for a major legislative triumph took a step toward giving President Donald Trump one of his top priorities by Christmas.

  13. Posted: Dec 1 2017 - 8:48pm

    The Postal Service suggests Hawaii residents mail their letters, cards and packages early, to give them the best chances of reaching their destinations by Christmas, by the following dates.

  14. | Posted: Dec 1 2017 - 8:48pm

    KAILUA-KONA — Micah A. Kane has big shoes to fill.

  15. | Posted: Dec 1 2017 - 2:58pm

    The Hawaii Police Department reported at 2:50 p.m. today the northbound lane on Alii Drive is closed due to a motor vehicle/pedestrian accident.