More than 35-thousand African elephants were slaughtered by poachers last year and the elephants face extinction in a dozen years. Today, a House Committee unanimously advanced a bill to outlaw the sale of all ivory products in the state. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.
The Honolulu City Council Budget Committee passed a bill today that would re-start the bidding process for the leasehold sale of the city’s affordable housing properties. That, following the failure of the highest bidder to meet financing deadlines by the end of last year. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.