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Courtney Teague

Your Guide To Tracking The 2017 Hawaii Legislature PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Your Guide To Tracking The 2017 Hawaii Legislature

The islands’ 25 senators and 51 representatives will back in action before you know it. Keeping up with them is everybody’s business.

After-School Program Helps Palolo’s Kids Find Their Way Courtney Teague/Civil Beat

After-School Program Helps Palolo’s Kids Find Their Way

The Palolo Ohana Learning Center helps children overcome stereotypes and other challenges facing immigrant families

Dole Street Called ‘A Big Slap In The Face’ For Hawaiian Students Courtney Teague/Civil Beat

Dole Street Called ‘A Big Slap In The Face’ For Hawaiian Students

The road name is a painful reminder for Native Hawaiians of the monarchy’s overthrow, according to a student group.

Hoping For A Queen Theater Comeback In Kaimuki Nick R. Martin/Civil Beat

Hoping For A Queen Theater Comeback In Kaimuki

Community members yearn for the venue’s revival. Now two artist/restauranteurs may have the inside track to getting it done.

Anti-Trump Protest In Waikiki: Peace, Aloha And ‘Rebellion’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Anti-Trump Protest In Waikiki: Peace, Aloha And ‘Rebellion’

Motorists honked in support and some of the onlookers joined the procession from Kapiolani Park to a Trump hotel.

Hawaii’s General Election Turnout Dipped To 58.3 Percent This Year Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii’s General Election Turnout Dipped To 58.3 Percent This Year

The last presidential election in 2012 attracted a 61.9 percent turnout, but that ballot included Hawaii-born Barack Obama.

Kaimuki Is A Little Bit Vintage Hawaii, A Little Bit Hipster Nick R. Martin/Civil Beat

Kaimuki Is A Little Bit Vintage Hawaii, A Little Bit Hipster

Younger entrepreneurs have quickened the pace on Waialae Avenue, while longtime business owners try to slow things down.

Kenoi Found Not Guilty Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Kenoi Found Not Guilty

The Hawaii County mayor used a county credit card to buy alcohol and a surfboard, and to pay hostess bar expenses.

Hepatitis A Victim Dies Hawaii Department of Health

Hepatitis A Victim Dies

The woman, in her 60s, died from liver failure after eating tainted, raw scallops.

Palolo Valley: ‘Overshadowed By Its Past,’ But Making Progress Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Palolo Valley: ‘Overshadowed By Its Past,’ But Making Progress

Though outsiders have long been wary of the community east of Manoa, its reputation is changing for the better.

BOE Member Quits; Raps Ige Katherine Poythress/Civil Beat

BOE Member Quits; Raps Ige

In a resignation letter, Jim Williams complains about the governor's "lack of faith in and support of the Board."
Laid-Back, Aging Manoa Is No Longer A Haven For Young Families Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Laid-Back, Aging Manoa Is No Longer A Haven For Young Families

The community near the University of Hawaii is still friendly, quiet and rainy, but rising housing prices bring changes.