Civil Beat Reporting Fellow

Courtney Teague

Judge Rules Feds Properly Withheld Details Of UH Biolab Inspection Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Judge Rules Feds Properly Withheld Details Of UH Biolab Inspection

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention redacted most of a report that found 30 safety violations.
Health Department Hiring Goes Slow — Will The Mosquitoes Wait? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Health Department Hiring Goes Slow — Will The Mosquitoes Wait?

The state recognizes an "urgent" need to fill 20 recently authorized positions, but says some administrative delays are unavoidable.
Can Hawaii’s Voter Turnout Get Any Lower Than This? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Can Hawaii’s Voter Turnout Get Any Lower Than This?

On Sunday, Democratic leaders were lamenting the fact that only 34.7 percent of the electorate bothered to cast ballots.
Hawaii Voters Are Mailing It In Flickr.com

Hawaii Voters Are Mailing It In

Walk-in voting continues to decline as the choice of those balloting early, according to island counties' Friday tallies.
Hepatitis A, Zika: Vaccination Confusion And Hiring Delays Courtney Teague/Civil Beat

Hepatitis A, Zika: Vaccination Confusion And Hiring Delays

The Health Department says it will take awhile to fill newly funded positions in the battle against mosquitoes.
City Council Votes To Impose Regulations On Uber, Lyft Drivers Courtney Teague/Civil Beat

City Council Votes To Impose Regulations On Uber, Lyft Drivers

They'd be treated more like taxi drivers under a bill that was approved after an emotional day of testimony in packed Council chambers.
Sheehan Confirmed for Police Board Anthony Quintano / Civil Beat

Sheehan Confirmed for Police Board

But it wasn't unanimous, as City Councilman Trevor Ozawa questioned and criticized the nominee, then voted against her.
Manoa Legislator Says He’s Being ‘Carpet-Bombed’ By Challenger Scot Nelson/Flickr

Manoa Legislator Says He’s Being ‘Carpet-Bombed’ By Challenger

With the backing of the UH faculty union, Dale Kobayashi is mounting a tough challenge. Maybe too tough, says Rep. Isaac Choy.
$3.7M To Fight Diseases Cory Lum/Civil Beat

$3.7M To Fight Diseases

The federal funding aims to crack down on Hawaii's hepatitis A, Zika, dengue and sexually transmitted disease rates.
Restaurant, Airline Hepatitis Cases Flickr: redlegsfan21

Restaurant, Airline Hepatitis Cases

The cases involve a Chili's restaurant in Kapolei and a Hawaiian Airlines flight attendant. Ninety-three cases have been reported on Oahu.
Can Door Knocking Overcome Name Recognition And Money? Courtesy of Carol Fukunaga

Can Door Knocking Overcome Name Recognition And Money?

Activist Carl Campagna runs up against an entrenched incumbent as Sen. Donna Mercado Kim seeks re-election in District 14.
A Fast-Track Look At Thursday’s Mayoral Debate

A Fast-Track Look At Thursday’s Mayoral Debate

Rail stole the spotlight again during a rapid-fire forum hosted by KITV and Civil Beat.