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We’re Giving All Hawaii Candidates The Chance To Make Their Case

Civil Beat has again emailed surveys to every person on the ballot in the islands. Now we’re starting to publish their answers.

Ethics Commission Audit Quashed On Advice Of City’s Lawyer

The Honolulu auditor was concerned its results might be “discoverable” in a lawsuit filed by Louis and Katherine Kealoha.

Letters: Neighbor Islands Better Suited For New Hawaiian Homelands

One reader argues a plan for a new Native Hawaiian Homeland is too Oahu-focused; another says Molokai Ranch would be an ideal site.

Campaign Corner: We Need Public Financing Of Political Campaigns

Taking the big money out of politics will empower Hawaii’s working class.

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Campaign Corner: We Need Public Financing Of Political Campaigns Flickr: AMagill

Campaign Corner: We Need Public Financing Of Political Campaigns

Taking the big money out of politics will empower Hawaii’s working class.

Tom Yamachika: HART Board Could’ve Altered Agenda To Address Audit Concerns Marcel Honore/Civil Beat

Tom Yamachika: HART Board Could’ve Altered Agenda To Address Audit Concerns

It takes a two-thirds vote, but public bodies can legally address some items that come up unexpectedly during meetings.

Let’s Create A New Native Hawaiian Homeland Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Let’s Create A New Native Hawaiian Homeland

Giving Hawaiians land in each of the 1,600 Ahupuaʻa in Hawaii is a place to start.

Baseball In Hawaii: Immortalizing The Boys Of Summer Keith Rollman

Baseball In Hawaii: Immortalizing The Boys Of Summer

Since the days of King Kalakaua, baseball has been a thread that runs through Hawaii’s fabric of life.