Anyone wondering how Maui's own Shan Tsutsui is doing over in the Lieutenant Governor's office really ought to read yesterday's Honolulu Star-Advertiser story "Tsutsui yearns for bigger role" (subscription required). In case you didn't get the headline's subtle subtext, it would seem that he's had better jobs in his 44 years. "I was involved in more strategic … [Read more...] about Shan Tsutsui restless as Lt. Gov, but will there be a Maui Mayor job for him in 2018?
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Lloyd A. Poelman was appointed and confirmed by the Hawaii State Senate this week as judge to the District Court of the Second Circuit, located on Maui. Poelman received many words of praise from his contemporaries when confirmed by the State Senate. “Judge Poelman has established himself as a person of great integrity, judicial competence, and diligence,” said Senator Roz … [Read more...] about Hawaii State Senate Confirms Judge Lloyd Poelman of Wailuku
For the last five years, journalists and those who provide them information have enjoyed one of the strongest legal protections in the nation. Of the 40 or so states in the U.S. that have so-called Shield Laws, Hawaii had one of the best–it said writers and reporters for newspapers, magazines, online news sites and blogs could do their work without having to worry that … [Read more...] about If The Hawaii Legislature Continues To Screw Up HB622, Then The State Reporter Shield Law Should Just Die