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Hawaii retirement home clarifies assisted suicide rules

Nov. 13, 2018 9:57 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii retirement home said Tuesday residents in its independent living wing may take advantage of the state's new medically assisted suicide law if they wish. But Kahala Nui told residents in a memorandum this week that those in its assisted living and nursing center may not do so....

Democratic Gov. David Ige of Hawaii wins re-election, defeating Republican Andria Tupola

Nov. 7, 2018 1:16 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Gov. David Ige of Hawaii wins re-election, defeating Republican Andria Tupola.

ACLU objects to Hawaii retirement home assisted suicide ban

Nov. 2, 2018 2:49 AM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union demanded Thursday that a Hawaii retirement home stop discriminating against non-Catholic residents and allow them to take advantage of the state's new medically assisted suicide law if they wish. The ACLU of Hawaii sent a letter to the executive director...

Hawaii Supreme Court upholds permit for giant telescope

Oct. 30, 2018 10:10 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — After years of delay, including lengthy court battles and passionate protests from those willing to be arrested for blocking construction crews, builders of a giant telescope plan to move forward with constructing the $1.4 billion instrument on a Hawaii mountain that is considered sacred....

The Latest: Hawaii telescope foe: Get ready to resist

Oct. 30, 2018 9:55 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on Hawaii Supreme Court's decision upholding a construction permit for a giant telescope (all times local): 3:50 p.m. A Native Hawaiian who opposes a giant telescope planned for a mountain he and others consider sacred say opponents need to be ready to stop construction now that...

Summaries of the governor's races on the ballot in 36 states

Sep. 23, 2018 10:21 AM EDT

Governor's races are on the ballot this November in 36 states. The most competitive races are expected to be in states where Republicans now hold the job. Summaries of each race: ALABAMA Republican Kay Ivey is being challenged by the mayor of Tuscaloosa, Democrat Walter Maddox, who is seeking to be the first...