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Cory Lum

The Projector: Showing Off Hale Mauliola, A New Type Of Shelter Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Projector: Showing Off Hale Mauliola, A New Type Of Shelter

Legislators, nonprofit organizers and residents gather for a blessing of a transitional facility that has been helping people find housing since last November.
The Projector: Taking Their Shots At Koko Head Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Projector: Taking Their Shots At Koko Head

Scores of people headed for Hawaii Kai for the two-day Shooting Sports Fair and a chance to try out firearms ranging from tactical shotguns to high-powered rifles.
The Projector: A Hawaii-Flavored Week In The Nation’s Capital Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Projector: A Hawaii-Flavored Week In The Nation’s Capital

Just in time for Hawaii on the Hill events, Civil Beat's Chad Blair and Cory Lum make their annual pilgrimage to Washington, D.C.
The Projector: Despite Rail Turmoil, Just Another Day On The Job Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Projector: Despite Rail Turmoil, Just Another Day On The Job

While rising cost estimates prompt talk of shortening the route or even stopping the project altogether, they're still working on the railroad.
The Projector: Honoring 46 Fallen Honolulu Police Officers Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Projector: Honoring 46 Fallen Honolulu Police Officers

After a procession from police headquarters to the state Capitol, a ceremony remembered those who died in the line of duty.
The Projector: Crunch Time At The Legislature Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Projector: Crunch Time At The Legislature

With this year's legislative session set to end May 5, Senate and House lawmakers raced to triage bills they still hope to pass.
The Projector: From Politics To Rail, Public Officials Make The Scenes Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Projector: From Politics To Rail, Public Officials Make The Scenes

A week of big events: Caldwell's re-election launch, state money decisions, dramatic turns in the water rights battle, and meetings on ethics and rail.
The Projector: A Week Of Heavy Legislative Lifting, And A Little Levity Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Projector: A Week Of Heavy Legislative Lifting, And A Little Levity

As the final crossover deadline expires, hundreds of bills move ahead in the Hawaii Legislature, with many now headed to House-Senate conference committee negotiations.
The Projector: Politics And Police Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Projector: Politics And Police

It's Hawaii Democrats' turn at presidential politics with the party's caucuses coming up Saturday. Meanwhile, West Oahu celebrates HPD's newest facility.
The Projector: Mayor Takes A Stroll In Beleaguered Chinatown Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Projector: Mayor Takes A Stroll In Beleaguered Chinatown

Kirk Caldwell chats with shopkeepers, residents and a homeless veteran after complaints about unruly behavior and vandalism led to increased patrols.
North Shore Spectacle: Beaches, Roads, Parks Take A Pounding Cory Lum/Civil Beat

North Shore Spectacle: Beaches, Roads, Parks Take A Pounding

The high surf closed several beach parks, as well as the Kamehameha Highway between Haleiwa and Turtle Bay.
The Projector: Session Starts With Ambitious Plans And The Loss Of A Senator Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Projector: Session Starts With Ambitious Plans And The Loss Of A Senator

Protesters spiced up Opening Day. Gov. Ige called for "long overdue" action on chronic problems. More than 2,000 bills were introduced. And lawmakers mourned a fallen colleague.