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Hawaii Allocates $12M to Tackle Homelessness Crisis

FINANCE | By Cathy Bussewitz | May 9
Hawaii lawmakers set aside more money to tackle the highest rate of homelessness in the nation - a crisis that has left families with children living on sidewalks alongside the beaches of paradise.

Sea Cliffs and Sad Stories in Molokai, Hawaii

By Marco Garcia | Apr 20
A visit to the island of Molokai offers a window on a unique and tragic chapter of Hawaiian history.

In Homelessness Crisis, Hawaii Eyes Thatched 'Hale' Homes

HOME | By Cathy Bussewitz | Apr 14
Lawmakers and community members are pushing to revive the Hawaiian tradition of living in hale (pronounced hah-lay), thatched homes made from local trees and plants as a way to provide more affordable housing.

As a State of Islands, Marijuana Sales Tricky for Hawaii

LEGAL | By Marina Riker | Feb 29
With less than five months to go before medical marijuana dispensaries can open in Hawaii, business owners could be facing unique obstacles in a state of islands separated by federal waters.

Former UK Telescope to Be Removed from Hawaii Mountain

SCIENCE | By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher | Oct 24
The University of Hawaii announced Wednesday that a third observatory will be taken down from Mauna Kea - a move that fulfills the governor's request to remove 25 percent of telescopes from the mountain considered sacred by many Native Hawaiians.

Black Rock Dinner and Farm Series at Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa

Who says that farm-to-table happenings can only happen in the Berkshires or California? How about jet-setting to Hawaii for some island-to-table culinary adventures?

Ninth Circuit Declares Hawaii Same-sex Marriage Lawsuit Moot

NATIONAL | By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher | Oct 22
A 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling has quietly ended a last-ditch court fight against a Hawaii law allowing same-sex marriage.

Court Hears Arguments Over Gay Marriage's Impact

NATIONAL | By Paul Elias | Sep 9
A debate over whether children would be harmed or helped by legalizing gay marriage was the main focus when a federal appeals court in San Francisco waded again into the issue of the constitutionality of gay marriage.

At a Glance: Idaho, Nevada, Hawaii Gay Marriage

Judges have been striking down gay marriage bans at a rapid rate since a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling last year invalidated the core of a federal law that defined marriage as only between a man and a woman for determining federal benefits.

Abercrombie Blames Primary Loss on Gay Marriage

POLITICS | By Vijay Joshi and Cathy Bussewitz | Aug 30
Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie said he lost his bid for re-election in a Democratic primary because of his decision to call a special session to legalize gay marriage.

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