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Hawaii Legislature chips away at reforming isle police Hawaii lawmakers are hoping to rebuild public trust in the state's police departments by increasing state oversight and changing policies. But a number of bills that aimed to reform the law enforcement community died during the 2015 session. An effort … Read more on KITV Honolulu

Hawaii's health care collapse a bad omen for state Obamacare exchanges The collapse of Hawaii's state-run health exchange has observers wondering which of the other beleaguered exchanges could be next to fail. Hawaii dumped its Obamacare exchange last week after state lawmakers refused to pump an additional $ 28 million … Read more on Watchdog.org

Hawaii bound Lakers will pick 2nd in NBA Draft, Timberwolves win the lottery After a seven-year hiatus, the Lakers will hold training camp at the University of Hawaii this fall and will play two exhibition games against the utah Jazz on Sunday, October 4, and Tuesday, October 6, at the Stan Sheriff Center. Dating back…

Teachers union tosses out results, will redo election The Hawaii State Teachers Association's board of directors has rejected the results of ballots cast for a new union president and other state officers, and says it will redo the elections. Some teachers have said privately that the union is tossing the … Read more on Honolulu…

VIDEO: Future Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Planned HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK – The National Park Service has released a draft general management plan, which includes a wilderness study and environmental impact statement, for Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park. We recently spoke to Danielle … Read more on Big Island Video News

Hawaii Kai's Fourth of July fireworks canceled for second year “We also are grateful to the Hawaii Kai businesses that made sponsor donations including Hawaii Kai Towne Center, Hawaii Kai Marina Community Association, Koko Marina Center, East Oahu Realty. What we needed were donors who could give $ 5,000, … Read more on KHON2

Learning Self Defense With 'Hawaii Five-0's' Alex O'Loughlin The calming factor was O'Loughlin looked different from his "Hawaii Five-0″ Steve McGarrett character. He said he had grown a beard on his recent trip to Australia and spoke to us in his native Australian accent. He warned us he was going to get very … Read more…

Lynx star Seimone Augustus gets married in Hawaii Minnesota Lynx star Seimone Augustus married LaTaya Varner in Hawaii on Saturday. Augustus had attended the U.S. national team training camp in Las Vegas earlier in the week. Even with her pending nuptials, there was no doubt she'd be at training … Read more on Minneapolis Star Tribune

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