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More Health Problems For Big Island Mayor Harry Kim

He has been diagnosed with walking pneumonia after suffering at least one and possibly two heart attacks last month.

Civil Beat Poll: Carvalho Ahead In Lieutenant Governor Race

It’s a close contest in a crowded field, with many voters still undecided.

Denby Fawcett: This Psychiatrist Takes His Practice To The Streets

A Honolulu doctor has spent years caring for mentally ill people who are homeless, trying to earn their trust and overcome their resistance to getting care.

The Case Of A Honolulu Cop Fired For Domestic Violence Is About To Go Public

Darren Cachola, a former HPD sergeant, could get his job back four years after he was caught on tape beating his girlfriend inside a Honolulu restaurant.

Big Island: What All This Talk About The Volcanic Eruption Really Means

Our Big Island correspondent takes issue with the way some media outlets are juicing up the coverage of Kilauea’s continuing eruption.

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Understanding The Use Of Popolo, Haole And Mahu "Kumu Hina" (2014)

Understanding The Use Of Popolo, Haole And Mahu

When applying Hawaiian terminology, the native perspective should not only be considered but also applied.

How To Fix Hawaii’s Broken Democracy Cory Lum/Civil Beat

How To Fix Hawaii’s Broken Democracy

Proportional representation is one solution, but it will require a constitutional convention.

Tom Yamachika: Finding The Magic Bullet For Rail Costs Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Tom Yamachika: Finding The Magic Bullet For Rail Costs

Honolulu needs to cover $44 million in administrative costs for rail for 2018 and 2019.

Campaign Corner: OHA Uses Misleading Data About Hawaiians

Campaign Corner: OHA Uses Misleading Data About Hawaiians

A candidate for trustee disputes the agency’s take on economic conditions.