David Ige

Morning Digest: Georgia Republican calls primary rival's use of a damaging secret recording 'evil'

2Q Fundraising<p>You can bookmark our chart to track the second-quarter fundraising reports in all of the competitive Senate races, and check back soon …

Liberal View

Voters trust Ige’s leadership, poll finds

A plurality of Democratic voters think Gov. David Ige is the most trustworthy candidate running this year and also rate him highest for leadership …

Voting

Hanabusa’s lead fades as Ige bounces back in governor’s race

The commanding 20-percentage-point lead that U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa enjoyed over Gov. David Ige in the Democratic primary for governor just four …

Democratic Primaries

Kauai mayor considers lifting ban on north shore vacation rentals

ADVERTISING<p>Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr. is considering lifting a ban on legal transient vacation units on Kauai’s flood-­ravaged north shore if the …

Hawaii

KHNL : People using fake service dogs now face fines under new Hawaii law

Top Stories<p>People using fake service dogs now face fines under new Hawaii law<p>Posted: 07/13/2018 7:30 PM<p>HAWAII (HawaiiNewsNow) - A new Hawaii law will …

Pets

New Hawaii law will fine handlers of fake service dogs

A bill that targets fake service dogs has become law without Gov. David Ige's signature.<p>The bill was neither signed nor vetoed by Ige when it landed …

Disability

Carpenters super PAC to support Hanabusa campaign

The super political action committee that’s spent more than $400,000 so far this campaign season extolling the virtues of lieutenant governor hopeful …

Government

Why has Hawaii banned suntan lotion?

In a landmark move expected to ripple across an increasingly eco-conscious world, Hawaii has become the first state in the US to ban certain suntan lotions in an effort to protect its coral reefs from further chemical damage.<p>The legislative bill, signed by Hawaii Governor David Ige last week, …

Fish

Hawaii opens microgrid tariff proceeding to spur customer adoption

Dive Brief:<p>Hawaii regulators have opened a new docket to consider developing a microgrid tariff for Hawaiian Electric Cos. (HECO), with an aim to …

Utilities

Proposed fines for fake service dogs in Hawaii become law

A bill that would fine people fraudulently representing their pets as service dogs has become law without Gov. David Ige’s signature. <b>Read More</b>

Pets

Hawai‘i Begins Implementation of New Medical Cannabis Amendments

Employees inspect marijuana plants at Green Man Cannabis growing facility in Colorado. Photo credit: Green Man Cannabis.The Hawai‘i Department of …

Cannabis

Hawaii tries an alternative to lanesplitting

Hawaii has just passed House Bill 2859, which “authorizes the Department of Transportation to allow two-wheeled motorcycles to drive in designated …

USDOT

New U.S. rule requires broadcasters to report false alerts after Hawaii blunder

ADVERTISING<p>The Federal Communications Commission is adopting a new rule to boost the reliability of emergency alerts after Hawaii earlier this year …

Hawaii

'Kitty Litter' Parasite Is Wiping Out One Of Earth’s Rarest Seals

AnimalsWeird & Wild<p>A disease that originates in domestic cats is hitting Hawaiian monk seals particularly hard.<p>In May, two critically endangered Hawaiian monk seals were found dead on a beach on Oahu. Both were female, and one was pregnant. After performing a necropsy, veterinarians determined that …

Marine Mammals

Hawaii governor to veto expansion of state's hotel tax

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii Gov. David Ige plans to veto legislation that would expand the state's hotel tax.<p>Ige said Tuesday he would reject the bill, which would have applied the Transient Accommodations Tax on resort fees charged by hotels. The tax currently covers lodging at hotels and other …

David Ige

Governor of Hawaii Vetoed Bill Allowing Cannabis for Opioid Addicts

Despite overwhelming support from lawmakers, Hawaii Gov. David Ige has vetoed a bill that would have allowed medical marijuana treatments for opioid …

Cannabis

Hawaii announces new ban on sun cream but it's for a good reason

Hawaii has made history as it becomes the first US state to introduce a ban on sun creams, in a bid to protect its coral reefs.<p>State Governor David …

San Francisco

Reciprocity program to boost business for Hawaii's medical marijuana dispensaries - Pacific Business News

By Anna Hrushka <br>– Reporter, Pacific Business News<p>Jul 11, 2018, 6:42am HST<b><br>Updated</b> Jul 11, 2018, 2:23pm HST<p>Medical marijuana dispensary Cure Oahu …

Cannabis

Daily Bulletin: Why Trump’s Latest Pardon Renews Concerns About Armed Extremists

<i>Hello, readers. In today’s briefing:</i> Politico <i>finds problems in a prominent Florida politician’s handling of an investigation into errors in its</i> …

Guns

Kim: Don’t bar building in lava zones

HILO — Because so much of Hawaii Island geography is designated as lava zones 1 and 2, it doesn’t make sense to bar construction there, Mayor Harry …

Housing

Hawaii Governor Vetoes 8 Bills, Including Medical Marijuana Bill

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Gov. David Ige vetoed eight bills on Tuesday that covered topics from medical marijuana use, enhanced consumer protections …

Cannabis

Keeping its cool

<b>WHAT, ME WORRY?</b> America’s trade dispute with China is only growing. But if you’re thinking that Wall Street seems to be basically shrugging off what looks like a burgeoning trade war, at least for now – you’re not alone.<p>“I wouldn't say that Wall Street doesn't care, I think that's a bit strong," …

Financial Services

Child sex abuse victims encouraged to come forward after Ige extends window to file claims

ADVERTISING<p>After the state this month extended the window to file child sex abuse claims in Circuit Court for a third time, a group of lawyers today …

Child Abuse

Bill establishing law enforcement board passes

A bill requiring the creation of a statewide law enforcement standards and training board has become law after Gov. David Ige on Tuesday reversed …

Hawaii

KHNL : Governor signs new laws to tighten gun laws in Hawaii

Top Stories<p>Governor signs new laws to tighten gun laws in Hawaii<p>Posted: 07/09/2018 7:43 PM<p>HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Gun owners with bump stocks have …

Guns

Morning Digest: Georgia GOP candidate says his own primary was a race to 'be the craziest'

2Q Fundraising<p>Be sure to keep our Senate fundraising roundup handy, since we update that as new numbers come in. As per usual, we'll have a House …

Liberal View

Gov. David Ige signs bills directed toward reducing opioid overdoses

Gov. David Ige signed two bills on Monday aimed at reducing opioid drug abuse in the islands.

Hawaii

Hawaii governor signs 2 bills tightening state's gun laws

Hawaii Gov. David Ige is signing into law two bills that would tighten the state's already strict gun regulations.<p>One bill Ige signed Monday bans …

News (U.S.)

Hawaii Has Officially Banned Sunscreen Chemicals That Kill Coral Reefs!

It’s official! Hawaii has made history with the signing of Bill SB2571 which bans chemical-laden sunscreens that harm coral reefs and delicate marine …

Coral Reefs

The Truth About 'Reef Safe' Sunscreen

Last week, Hawaii became the first U.S. state to ban the sale of sunscreens containing two common chemicals, oxybenzone and octinoxate, which many …

Consumer News