The Maui Newshttp://www.mauinews.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 6 May 2015 15:05:48 EDTWed, 6 May 2015 15:05:48 EDT president ousted in an unusual shakeup before adjournment - State Senators have ousted Hawaii Senate President Donna Mercado Kim and replaced her with Sen. Ronald Kouchi. The change puts Hawaii's Neighbor Islands in a more prominent role with Kouchi, who represents Kauai, at the hel.Wed, 6 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTBill passes to facilitate birth certificate gender changes - The Hawaii Legislature passed a bill that could make it a lot easier for transgender people to change their gender on their birth certificates, joining a growing number of states to make the change.Wed, 6 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTCrater collapse causes lava explosion - Molten lava, rocks and gas went flying through the air on Kilauea volcano after an explosion was caused by the partial collapse of a crater wall.Tue, 5 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTHawaii panel passes medical marijuana dispensaries bill - Patients have waited nearly 15 years for legal access to medical marijuana in Hawaii, and they are now one step closer to reaching that goal.Tue, 5 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTProtected lane leads to more Honolulu bike traffic (AP) - More people have been bicycling and fewer bikes are on sidewalks since Honolulu opened a two-mile protected bike lane on South King Street in December, according to the city's deputy director of transportation services.Mon, 4 May 2015 00:00:00 EDT