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Pod Squad: How Trump Won And What Comes Next For Journalism Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: How Trump Won And What Comes Next For Journalism

Only one of the candidates — and it wasn’t Clinton — offered what voters clearly wanted: “This overarching call to action.”

Pod Squad: From Hawaii To Standing Rock And Back Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: From Hawaii To Standing Rock And Back

Two Civil Beat journalists talk about their five days in the frozen Midwest during the Dakota Access Pipeline protest.

Pod Squad: ‘No Room In Paradise’

Pod Squad: ‘No Room In Paradise’

A new documentary film explores homelessness in Hawaii and what is — or isn’t — being done about it.

Pod Squad: Nonprofit News Sites Join Forces Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: Nonprofit News Sites Join Forces

Civil Beat is one of five nonprofit news organizations that are joining together to share ideas and resources.

Pod Squad: Hawaii Public Radio Looks To Extend Its Reach Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: Hawaii Public Radio Looks To Extend Its Reach

Jose Fajardo, HPR’s president and general manager, wants to expand the two stations’ local content.

Pod Squad: What’s Up With The Lack of Mayoral Debates?

Pod Squad: What’s Up With The Lack of Mayoral Debates?

The 2016 elections are coming at a time that political debates are changing, and not for the better.

Pod Squad: Capitol Debate Series Takes On Pesticides Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: Capitol Debate Series Takes On Pesticides

Want to learn more about pesticide buffer zones? Go to the debate on Friday between college debate teams.
Pod Squad: Race And Ethnicity In Hawaii Politics

Pod Squad: Race And Ethnicity In Hawaii Politics

"You have to make alliances across ethnicities, and that is wonderful," says retired UH history professor Dan Boylan.
Pod Squad: Hawaii’s News Business Takes Its Licks From The Reader Rep

Pod Squad: Hawaii’s News Business Takes Its Licks From The Reader Rep

UH journalism professor Brett Oppegaard can be highly critical of local news media in the islands.
Pod Squad: One More Week To Go In Mayoral Primary Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: One More Week To Go In Mayoral Primary

Civil Beat's favorite political experts pontificate on trends in the Honolulu mayor's race.
Pod Squad: Tim Garry Wants To Upgrade Permitting And Lifeguard Services Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: Tim Garry Wants To Upgrade Permitting And Lifeguard Services

Civil Beat wraps up its series of podcast interviews with lesser-known candidates for mayor.
Pod Squad: Hard Life Experiences Teach You To Move Forward Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: Hard Life Experiences Teach You To Move Forward

Ernest Caravalho's stints in the Air Force, as a legal-aid volunteer, and as a homeless vet uniquely inform his mayoral campaign.