John Temple

APEC 2011 Hawaii — Historical Tidbits — Waikiki

In 1836, today's tourist mecca had about 500 inhabitants.

APEC 2011 Hawaii — Historical Tidbits — Liquor

Liquor smuggling was common in the 1840s to evade payment of a $5 a gallon duty.

APEC 2011 Hawaii — LIVE BLOG ARCHIVE – Nov. 7

Catch up on what happened on the Monday before APEC.

APEC 2011 Hawaii — Historical Tidbits — Hogs for Iron

Russian ship looked to trade for provisions on the islands.

APEC 2011 Hawaii — Historical Tidbits — Birds Scarce, Forests Dense

French captain appreciated the character of Native Hawaiians.

APEC 2011 Hawaii — Historical Tidbits — Ice From Boston

In 1858, imported ice from Boston cost 25 cents a pound.
What You Can Expect From Civil Beat During APEC

What You Can Expect From Civil Beat During APEC

We'll cover how APEC affects us in Honolulu and what the rest of the world says about us.
10 Must Read Stories From The Week Of Oct. 31 – Nov. 4 Katherine Poythress/Civil Beat

10 Must Read Stories From The Week Of Oct. 31 – Nov. 4

"Taken For A Ride" series exposes runaway school bus costs.
Hawaii Superintendent’s Lesson — Keep Your Head in the Sand

Hawaii Superintendent’s Lesson — Keep Your Head in the Sand

Matayoshi ducks important questions about "Runaway School Bus Costs."

The Civil Beat Poll: Questionnaire and Toplines — October 2011

Read the questions Civil Beat asked likely voters in Hawaii and the results of the poll.
10 Must Read Stories From The Week Of Oct. 17 – 21

10 Must Read Stories From The Week Of Oct. 17 – 21

This was the week of 'The Civil Beat Poll.' Look for special report, 'Taken for a ride,' next week.
What It Took to Report ‘Taken for a Ride’

What It Took to Report ‘Taken for a Ride’

The story behind Civil Beat's investigation of how runaway school bus costs are robbing Hawaii's classrooms.