Former Honolulu Police Chief And Prosecutor Wife Arrested Cory Lum/Civil Beat

UPDATED: Louis and Katherine Kealoha, the center of a years-long investigation by the U.S. Justice Department, pleaded not guilty to 20 counts of abuse of power and public corruption.

White House: ‘Highly Inappropriate’ To Question General Kelly

White House: ‘Highly Inappropriate’ To Question General Kelly Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The White House “flashed its authoritarian streak again” on Friday when press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said it was “highly inappropriate” for journalists to fact-check a false claim by Chief of Staff John F. Kelly, The Washington Post reported. “Why? Because Kelly is a retired general and therefore should not be questioned.”

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Chad Blair: Doug Chin Sure Sounds Like He Might Run For Congress

The AG’s dominance of the headlines may be scaring off potential candidates for the seat being vacated by Rep. Colleen Hanabusa.

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.

OHA Money Will Go Directly To Hawaiian Charter Schools

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs’ board vote reversed an earlier decision to use a third party to distribute the funds.

How A UH Scientist Hopes To Improve Early Kidney Disease Detection

The research is particularly vital for Hawaii, where one in seven residents have chronic kidney disease.

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.