Bill Dorman

Hawaii Public Radio

Bill Dorman appears in the following:

Hawaii governor announces $150 million recovery fund for Maui fire victims

Thursday, November 09, 2023

The program means those who lost family members or were injured in the Lahaina fire could receive payments of more than $1 million by the spring. But by participating they'd waive the right to sue.


Leaders in Hawaii call the wildfires the worst natural disaster in state history

Friday, August 11, 2023

More than 50 people have died, and hundreds of homes have been destroyed. Officials say it could take years — or longer — to repair the damage.


In Hawaii, at least 36 people have died in the Lahaina fire on Maui

Thursday, August 10, 2023

Dry conditions and high winds increased by Hurricane Dora passing to the south created dramatic fires — resulting in fatalities, evacuations and destroyed buildings.


The wildfires in Maui are unusually destructive due to Hurricane Dora's winds

Wednesday, August 09, 2023

Hundreds of acres of wildfires have burned on Maui, driven by winds that were increased by Hurricane Dora. The fires have caused power outages, evacuations, road closures and destroyed buildings.


More than a foot of rain has fallen and power is out across Hawaii due to storm

Tuesday, December 07, 2021

Hawaii is experiencing a major winter storm. More than 14 inches of rain has already fallen, and the power is out in parts of Honolulu. Flooding is a concern across the state.


Hawaii Gov. David Ige Is A Step Closer To A 2nd Term

Monday, August 13, 2018

Hawaii Gov. David Ige headed off a challenge from Rep. Colleen Hanabusa in the state's Democratic primary. Voter turnout was once again low in this solidly blue state.


Volcanic Eruptions in Hawai'i Have Deep Cultural Roots

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Residents living on the Big Island of Hawaii are continuing to live with activity from the Kilauea volcano, which began erupting a week ago.


Hawaii Judge Expands Family Allowed To Bypass Travel Ban

Friday, July 14, 2017

A judge in Hawaii has ruled that President Trump's travel ban must expand the list of family relationships with U.S. citizens that visa applicants from six countries can use to get into the U.S.


Hawaii Braces for First Hurricane in 22 Years

Friday, August 08, 2014

Mother Nature is throwing a one two punch Hawaii's way this week with two major storms. Hurricane Iselle was downgraded to a tropical storm just before making landfall last night, but...

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