Can School Gardens Get Kids To Eat Their Vegetables? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

More than 80 percent of Hawaii schools have some kind of garden, part of a booming, nationwide farm-to-school movement.

California Fire Insurance Losses Top $1 Billion

California Fire Insurance Losses Top $1 Billion Cory Lum/Civil Beat

California’s insurance commissioner says preliminary estimates of losses from the state’s recent siege of wildfires “exceed $1 billion and that the figure is expected to rise,” The Associated Press reported Thursday.

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No Criminal Indictment Yet In Federal Police Corruption Probe

An attorney for the former Honolulu police chief and his prosecutor wife say the couple are prepared to be arrested by the FBI.

GOP Rep. Andria Tupola To Run For Hawaii Governor

The Hawaii House minority leader is expected to formally announce her candidacy in November.

Caldwell Names Two New Honolulu Police Commissioners

But the two won’t be on board in time to help with the selection of a new police chief, under the current timeline.

Why Does This Guy Make Hawaii Sen. Brian Schatz Nervous?

Barry Myers is Trump’s nominee to head NOAA but the Hawaii senator says he is “questionable choice.”

FBI Reveals New Details About The Alleged Honolulu Police Conspiracy

A police lieutenant is the latest arrest in the unfolding story of alleged corruption in the Honolulu Police Department.

Community Voices

The Propaganda Of Homelessness In Hawaii Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

The Propaganda Of Homelessness In Hawaii

The media and the government are guilty of perpetuating fantasies.

Rat Lungworm Disease Demands State Action

Rat Lungworm Disease Demands State Action

The Ige administration should stop belittling the work of UH Hilo’s laboratory and fund it immediately.

Hey, Millennials: It’s Time To Engage Politically Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hey, Millennials: It’s Time To Engage Politically

The generation is encouraged to stop being apathetic and become involved in issues before the Hawaii Legislature.

Sweeping Parks Won’t Solve Homelessness Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Sweeping Parks Won’t Solve Homelessness

Resources spent on renovating and policing places like Kakaako Waterfront Park will be for naught unless we seriously address the root problems of homelessness.