Breana Milldrum

Breana Milldrum is a former intern for Civil Beat.
Inch by Sandy Inch, Hawaii’s Loss of Beaches Worries Tourism Industry Eric Pape/Civil Beat

Inch by Sandy Inch, Hawaii’s Loss of Beaches Worries Tourism Industry

Recent reports cite concerns that elevated ocean levels, drought and hotter Hawaiian nights will hurt tourism and ultimately the state's economy.
Living Beside Diamond Head: The Evolution of Access PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Living Beside Diamond Head: The Evolution of Access

Denby Fawcett has spent the better part of 60 years in the shadow of Oahu's best-known natural landmark. Now she's published a book on its history.
The Public File: Primary Candidates Spent Over $3.4 Million on TV Ads Since May

The Public File: Primary Candidates Spent Over $3.4 Million on TV Ads Since May

U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz was the biggest spender at more than $1 million, followed by Gov. Neil Abercrombie at nearly a half-million.
Could Big Storms Put a Damper on Voter Turnout?

Could Big Storms Put a Damper on Voter Turnout?

Just in time for Saturday's primary election, Hurricane Iselle and Tropical Storm Julio are Hawaii-bound.
Public File: Abercrombie, Schatz, Tsutsui, Kim Biggest Spenders 401(K) 2012/Flickr

Public File: Abercrombie, Schatz, Tsutsui, Kim Biggest Spenders

As primary nears, Schatz spends more than six times as much as Hanabusa for ads running July 21 to 27 in Senate race.
Highest Primary Voter Registration In State’s History

Highest Primary Voter Registration In State’s History

The number of registered voters for the upcoming Hawaii's upcoming primary election is higher than it has been for any other primary since 1959.
Candidate Q&A — House District 51: Wayne Hikida

Candidate Q&A — House District 51: Wayne Hikida

Read what Wayne Hikida has to say about his candidacy for Hawaii House of Representatives District 51.
Public File: Candidates Spend Close to a Half-Million Dollars on Ads Flickr: Images_of_Money

Public File: Candidates Spend Close to a Half-Million Dollars on Ads

U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz continues to be the biggest spender, followed by Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui.
E-Cigarettes: A Way to Stop Smoking, or a New Addiction? PF Bentley/Civil Beat

E-Cigarettes: A Way to Stop Smoking, or a New Addiction?

The unregulated vapor devices are a common sight in Hawaii, but little is known about their health effects.
Candidate Q&A — State Senate District 12: Carlton Middleton

Candidate Q&A — State Senate District 12: Carlton Middleton

Read what Carlton Middleton has to say about his candidacy for Hawaii State Senate District 12.
Candidate Q&A — House District 41: Matthew LoPresti

Candidate Q&A — House District 41: Matthew LoPresti

Here's what Matthew LoPresti has to say about his candidacy for Hawaii House of Representatives District 41.
Osorio Stresses Unity Of Cultures At Conservation Conference Franz Schmutzer

Osorio Stresses Unity Of Cultures At Conservation Conference

The keynote speaker says when it comes to finding solutions to Hawaii's environmental problems, collaboration is key.