Lena Tran

Lena Tran is a former Civil Beat staff member.
A Look Back at Past Anti-APEC Protests

A Look Back at Past Anti-APEC Protests

Take a look at photos of past anti-APEC protests.
Eleven Years of APEC Fashion

Eleven Years of APEC Fashion

Past photos of APEC leaders in local attire.

Friend or Foam: Is It Easy to Bring Your Own Container?

To Thai For saved a little money and we saved our landfill a good bit of plastic foam.
We’re On It – Why So Much Plastic Foam In Hawaii? Flickr.com

We’re On It – Why So Much Plastic Foam In Hawaii?

You responded positively when we asked whether this was a question worth answering.
Why Do We Use So Much Plastic Foam In Hawaii?

Why Do We Use So Much Plastic Foam In Hawaii?

UPDATED So many of Hawaii's favorites foods come to us in foam containers. Is that a good thing?
VIDEO: Abercrombie Visits Mayor Wright Homes

VIDEO: Abercrombie Visits Mayor Wright Homes

Gov. Abercrombie visited the public housing complex to promise he'd restore hot water for residents.
Experience The Inauguration in Less Than Three Minutes

Experience The Inauguration in Less Than Three Minutes

The sights and sounds at Iolani Palace as Neil Abercrombie was sworn in as Hawaii's new governor.
Slideshow: The Inauguration of Neil Abercrombie by John Hook

Slideshow: The Inauguration of Neil Abercrombie by John Hook

Photos from Iolani Palace on inauguration day.
Slideshow: 2010 Hawaii General Election Day

Slideshow: 2010 Hawaii General Election Day

Photos from around the island on general election day.
Sample Salary Database

Sample Salary Database

Here's an example of the searchable database we're offering our full members. This limited database represents a sample of 50 Hawaii state employees.