John Temple

Civil Beat Poll: Hawaii Voters Support Limiting Political Donations

Civil Beat Poll: Hawaii Voters Support Limiting Political Donations

Two-thirds say they would back constitutional amendment to reduce influence of wealthy on congressional elections.
Civil Beat Poll: Half of Hawaii Voters Say Delegation Works For Donors

Civil Beat Poll: Half of Hawaii Voters Say Delegation Works For Donors

Just 35 percent believe local constituents have most influence over decisions by state's senators, representatives.
Civil Beat Poll: Hawaii Voters Say Congress Most Influenced By Wealthy

Civil Beat Poll: Hawaii Voters Say Congress Most Influenced By Wealthy

Donors have more influence on elections and decisions than the voters politicians represent.

Must Read Stories From 2011’s Final Week — And A Few From My Keyboard

The First Amendment took some hits in Hawaii over the past year.

2011 Year in Review — Government Transparency

What you can find out — and what you can't — about Hawaii government.
2011 Year in Review — Ethics

2011 Year in Review — Ethics

Gifts, fund-raising, lobbying — no shortage of ethics issues.
2011 Year in Review — Civil Beat Tells Hawaii’s Story

2011 Year in Review — Civil Beat Tells Hawaii’s Story

Weeklong series looks back at beat reporting and extraordinary events.
10 Must Read Stories From The Week Of Dec. 19 – 23

10 Must Read Stories From The Week Of Dec. 19 – 23

Pigeons, pot, wine bottles, plastic bags and a bad report card — all the stuff of this week's stories.

The Media Ownership Dilemma

Outgoing FCC commissioner laments decision not to act on Honolulu complaint.
10 Must Read Stories From The Week Of Dec. 5-9 National Archives

10 Must Read Stories From The Week Of Dec. 5-9

Live blogs take readers for a lively ride.
Forward Thinking From Honolulu Hale

Forward Thinking From Honolulu Hale

City officials deserve credit for opening doors to tech folks.
Introducing ‘The Beat’ — A New Everyday Live Blog

Introducing ‘The Beat’ — A New Everyday Live Blog

Stay up-to-date with Hawaii news and opinion that matters.