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Hawaii Homelessness Highest in Nation

Hawaii Homelessness Highest in Nation

Hawaii now has the highest rate of homelessness per capita in the U.S., according to the 2014 State of Homelessness in America report from the National Alliance to End Homelessness. Despite Hawaii’s sizable homeless population, the state reports only a 5 percent unemployment rate, pointing to increasing housing costs as a reason for the increase. […]

Hawaii Woos Obama With Offer for Presidential Library

Hawaii Woos Obama With Offer for Presidential Library

Hawaii put in a bid on Thursday, Dec. 11, in an attempt to woo President Obama with an offer for his presidential library, the Barack Obama Presidential Center in Honolulu. The state hopes to lure the president back to where he was born and graduated high school. Obama’s life post high school was largely spent […]

Hawaii Moped Rider in Serious Condition After Crashing Into Parked Car

Hawaii Moped Rider in Serious Condition After Crashing Into Parked Car

In the residential neighborhood of Honolulu, Hawaii of Palolo, a man who was riding his moped crashed it into a parked car. He is in serious condition, according to Hawaii News Now. The man, 24, has not yet had the extent of his injuries or his identity released pending completion of an investigation into the […]

Hawaii County Sued by Monsanto

Hawaii County Sued by Monsanto

  On Thursday, the Maui Farm Bureau, Monsanto Co. and a unit of Dow Chemical Co. filed a joint lawsuit against the Hawaiian County of Maui over a voter-backed ban on genetically modified organisms (GMOs).  According to the Associated Press, the companies asserted that both state and federal laws preempt the ban, which was in […]

Hawaii Authorities Issue Evacuation Notice

Hawaii Authorities Issue Evacuation Notice

Hawaii County authorities have issued an evacuation notice to 4,000 residents in the path of the Kilauea lava flow. The lava has increased speed, now moving at about 20 yards per hour and by Monday night had come within about 70 yards of the nearest homes. At that rate, the flow was expected to reach […]

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