By Malia Zimmerman |Watchdog.org
HONOLULU – Hawaii State Rep. Bob McDermott is slamming the University of Hawaii over its refusal to disclose data collected from middle school students during a controversial sex education program.
The Hawaii State Department of Education conducts “Pono Choices,” a sex education program for 11-, 12- and 13-year-olds, in partnership with university researchers from […]
Hawaii’s state campaign spending commissioners want the Honolulu city prosecutor to investigate a case brought by former Gov. Ben Cayetano against Pacific Resource Partnership’s political action committee.Read More →
By Malia Zimmerman | Watchdog.org
HONOLULU — A new report from State Budget Solutions, a national nonprofit organization focusing on states’ fiscal responsibility, warns it’s time for newly elected state officials in Hawaii and throughout the country to address unfunded liabilities in the retirement system.
The share of Hawaii’s $30-billion unfunded liability per resident is $21,852, the […]
Monsanto Co. and Dow Chemical Co. are challenging a law in Maui County.Read More →
Some 1,853 of Hawaii’s 13,505 marriages held since Dec. 2, 2013, were between same sex couples.
But Hawaii’s same sex marriage law, passed by the Hawaii Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Neil Abercrombie in Nov. 2013, could come to an end if the Hawaii Supreme Court rules the law invalid.Read More →
Students and faculty at the University of Hawaii are joining forces to try to force solutions to the system’s spiraling financial crisis.Read More →