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 ...