Manjari Fergusson

Manjari Fergusson is a former intern for Civil Beat. You can follow her on Twitter at @ManjariDF.
‘Phantom Power’ Is Making your Electricity Bill Higher PF Bentley/Civil Beat

‘Phantom Power’ Is Making your Electricity Bill Higher

Kanu Hawaii program offers timers to help keep your costs down.
Why Is It So Dangerous for Pedestrians in Hawaii?

Why Is It So Dangerous for Pedestrians in Hawaii?

Hawaii has the highest rate of death among elderly pedestrians in the nation.
The Public File: Kim and Chang Make Their Debut

The Public File: Kim and Chang Make Their Debut

Another political action committee also buys ads for the upcoming election.
The Public File: Takai Buys His First TV Ads

The Public File: Takai Buys His First TV Ads

Schatz continues to spend heavily in the U.S. Senate race and Abercrombie airs a new spot.
A Reduction in Hawaii’s Vast Elevator and Boiler Inspection Backlog

A Reduction in Hawaii’s Vast Elevator and Boiler Inspection Backlog

The situation has improved but it is far from perfect, even as the state's safety codes are being updated.
The Public File: Pacific Resource Partnership, Schatz, Biggest Ad Buyers

The Public File: Pacific Resource Partnership, Schatz, Biggest Ad Buyers

Candidates and Super PACs have spent more than half a million dollars on ads so far this election season.
Hawaii Lawmakers Want to Stop the Illegal Trade in Ivory

Hawaii Lawmakers Want to Stop the Illegal Trade in Ivory

Despite its small population, Hawaii is third — after New York and California — in consuming "white gold."
Bank of Hawaii to Restore Accounts of Iranian Customers in the Islands

Bank of Hawaii to Restore Accounts of Iranian Customers in the Islands

The bank says it found a way to serve account holders and still comply with sanctions against Iran.
Bank of Hawaii is Closing Accounts of Iran Citizens Living in the State

Bank of Hawaii is Closing Accounts of Iran Citizens Living in the State

The bank says the terminations are a result of the U.S. sanctions again Iran.
Lawmakers in Hawaii Aim to Pump Life Into Heart Defects Bill Nathan Eagle/Honolulu Civil Beat

Lawmakers in Hawaii Aim to Pump Life Into Heart Defects Bill

Most states already have a law making congenital heart defect tests mandatory before newborns leave the hospital.

Justice Reinvestment Report: Hawaii’s Prison System More Efficient

The prison population in the state is declining, while money for treatment programs is increasing.