Trump suffers second defeat as revised travel ban on hold

/ Mar 16, 2017

Trump suffers second defeat as revised travel ban on hold

President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban has suffered another federal court setback after a judge in Maryland rejected a revised measure that bans travel targeting six predominantly Muslim countries. Judge Theodore Chuang ruled Thursday in a case brought near the nation’s capital by the ...

Travel ban challenge puts Hawaii's few Muslims under the spotlight

Mar 11, 2017

Travel ban challenge puts Hawaii's few Muslims under the spotlight

Hawaii has 5,000 or so Muslims— less than 1 percent of the state’s population— who are finding themselves thrust into an international spotlight after the state’s top lawyer launched a challenge to President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban, saying it contradicts the islands’ welcoming ...

Hawaii cleared to be first state to sue over new travel ban

/ Mar 9, 2017

Hawaii cleared to be first state to sue over new travel ban

A federal judge in Honolulu said Wednesday that Hawaii can move forward with filing what would be the first lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson granted the state’s request to continue with the case and set a ...

Hawaiian bill would legalize prostitution

/ Feb 4, 2017

Hawaiian bill would legalize prostitution

Hawaiian lawmakers are considering decriminalizing prostitution with a bill that would also legalize buying sex and acting as a pimp. The proposal also would end a state law that says police officers cannot have sex with prostitutes in the course of investigations. Transgender activist ...