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Health Beat: Feds Should Stop Restricting Medical Marijuana Research

Cannabis has potential for treating various disorders, but pharmaceutical companies won’t do their thing while it’s a Schedule 1 drug.

Co-Defendant In UH Concert Scam Gets 2 Months In Jail

He’s the second person sentenced this month in connection with a bogus promotion for a Stevie Wonder performance.

Whose Side Is This Workers’ Comp Doctor On?

Chris Brigham has exerted major influence on how Hawaii’s insurers treat injured workers claims. Critics say he has mostly made it easier to slash benefits.

Kauai: Record Storm Drives Tourists Out But Hanalei Residents Dig In

Construction crews arrive in force and businesses and homeowners clean up,  but residents are keeping a wary eye on weather reports.

Are Hawaii Schools Doing Enough To Address Bullying?

DOE takes steps to beef up its anti-bullying efforts, but it faces a lawsuit alleging schools didn’t stop the harassment of two students.

Community Voices

Kauai Storm Was Bad And Ugly, But The Good Was Overwhelming Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Kauai Storm Was Bad And Ugly, But The Good Was Overwhelming

As terrible as the flooding has been, the crisis was managed competently and selflessly.

Kupuna Caregivers Program Deserves More Money Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Kupuna Caregivers Program Deserves More Money

Better support for Hawaii caregivers and home care is a no-brainer.

The Disconnect Between Trump And Christian Values Flickr: Gage Skidmore

The Disconnect Between Trump And Christian Values

Some evangelical leaders simply refuse to acknowledge the obvious immorality of the president.

Tourism Industry Needs Better Planning, Not Budget Cuts Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Tourism Industry Needs Better Planning, Not Budget Cuts

The state needs to invest in marketing that strategically attracts the visitors who contribute to real economic impact.