Hawaii Gov. David Ige e-signing a document.

Hawaii's Hepatitis-A Outbreak Is Among the Worst in Decades

Health officials say 168 people have been sickened by the virus, which they linked to tainted scallops at the Genki Sushi restaurant chain.

Oahu Faces Taco Bell-Linked Hepatitis A Outbreak; 47 Denver Teachers to Lose Tenure

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State and Local Weekend Digest: Hawaii’s Girl Scout Cookie Tax; Ala. Prison Riot Video

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Hawaii AG: Fantasy Sports 'Illegal Gambling'

The Aloha State joins four others in challenging the industry.

Hawaii's Big Telescope Project Hits Major Roadblock

The state's Supreme Court has vacated a permit for the Thirty Meter Telescope.

Should the Smoking Age Be 21? Some Legislators Say Yes

Hawaii is raising its legal smoking age to 21, and nearly a dozen other states have considered it to deter young people from starting to smoke.

Here’s How Hawaii Took Its Medical Marijuana Program Online

States are making medical marijuana registries and certification more efficient.

State Lawmakers Push Pensions to Divest Fossil Fuel Holdings

Some state legislators are pushing state pension funds to divest millions from the coal and oil industries, but pension administrators are worried about the bottom line.