Civil Beat Reporting Fellow

Courtney Teague

The ‘Invisible’ Chamorro Poet Brings An Urgency To Island Culture Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The ‘Invisible’ Chamorro Poet Brings An Urgency To Island Culture

UH professor Craig Santos Perez has an eye on his 3-year-old daughter in his latest book.

How Hawaii Hopes To Protect Its Coastal Waters Courtesy of Raphael Ritson-Williams

How Hawaii Hopes To Protect Its Coastal Waters

New regulations — and better enforcement of existing laws — will be sought during the next legislative session.

Doctors At UH Hyperbaric Facility Complained Months Before It Shut Down Screenshot: John A. Burns School of Medicine Website

Doctors At UH Hyperbaric Facility Complained Months Before It Shut Down

In a letter to university officials, the physicans said they were worried about patient safety and a lack of resources.

Star-Advertiser Employees Rally To Protest Layoffs Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Star-Advertiser Employees Rally To Protest Layoffs

More than 30 newsroom staffers have lost their jobs at Hawaii’s biggest newspaper in the past year amid ongoing contract negotiations.

Worries Grow As UH Closes Center For Treating Sick Divers Flickr: guitarfish

Worries Grow As UH Closes Center For Treating Sick Divers

Hawaii’s only public hyperbaric treatment facility was serving about one diver per week suffering decompression sickness.

How A UH Scientist Hopes To Improve Early Kidney Disease Detection Cory Lum/Civil Beat

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.

Maui Mayor In Political Hot Water Over Money To Nonprofits Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Maui Mayor In Political Hot Water Over Money To Nonprofits

The state’s campaign finance watchdog says Mayor Alan Arakawa gave thousands of dollars to nonprofits in violation of state law.

Ige Taps Transportation Department Head To Join Staff Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Ige Taps Transportation Department Head To Join Staff

Ford Fuchigami will become the governor’s administrative director Nov. 1.

Honolulu Rail Deal Fallout: Neighbor Islands Want A More Open Legislature Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Rail Deal Fallout: Neighbor Islands Want A More Open Legislature

County councils say state lawmakers should follow open meeting laws, even though they’re not legally required to.

Hawaii Teacher Hopes To Win $100K In National Education Competition Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Hawaii Teacher Hopes To Win $100K In National Education Competition

Patricia Morgan wants to boost Stevenson Middle School’s STEM program and “Innovative Invention Imaginarium.”

The Princess Bride: Hawaiian Heiress Gets Married Amid Legal Dispute

The Princess Bride: Hawaiian Heiress Gets Married Amid Legal Dispute

Abigail Kawananakoa, 91, weds Veronica Gail Worth, who is at the center of a battle over control of millions of dollars.

Judge Blocks Release Of Names Of Former Undercover Cops  — For Now Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Judge Blocks Release Of Names Of Former Undercover Cops — For Now

Responding to a Civil Beat request, the city had intended to release the identities of all officers except those currently “deep” undercover.