PF Bentley

PF Bentley is the former Chief Photographer for Civil Beat.
THE FACE

THE FACE

Portraits of Candidates — In Their Own Words.
Weekend Paniolos: The Cowboy Life Is Disappearing in Hawaii PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Weekend Paniolos: The Cowboy Life Is Disappearing in Hawaii

A cattle drive in central Oahu turns into a change of life for 40 calves. It's a lifestyle that's also changing for Hawaii's cowboys as urbanization takes over ranch lands. Don't miss the slideshow at the end.
The Projector: Candidates and Cannabis Make Good Pictures PF Bentley/Civil Beat

The Projector: Candidates and Cannabis Make Good Pictures

Civil Beat's chief photographer PF Bentley photographed a debate between congressional candidates and a hearing on medical marijuana dispensaries as part of his assignments for the week of Sept. 21.
The Projector — Photos of Boys of Summer, Honolulu Cycling and Political Scrutiny PF Bentley/Civil Beat

The Projector — Photos of Boys of Summer, Honolulu Cycling and Political Scrutiny

People hit the surf, a new bike lane opened and police and mental hospital management faced review.
The Projector: The Governor’s Race and HECO’s Renewable Power Play PF Bentley/Civil Beat

The Projector: The Governor’s Race and HECO’s Renewable Power Play

Photos of the week show Ige, Aiona, Hannemann and Davis hitting the stage, and protestors holding a "solar vigil" as the power company laid out big renewable energy plans.
The Projector: The Week in Pictures — Aug. 16 – 22 PF Bentley/Civil Beat

The Projector: The Week in Pictures — Aug. 16 – 22

More lights went back on in Puna, there were hearings to improve veteran care at the trouble-plagued VA and Diamond Head remained iconic.
The Projector: Photos of Polls, Poles and Punatics PF Bentley/Civil Beat

The Projector: Photos of Polls, Poles and Punatics

Pictures of Tropical Storm Iselle's damage in Puna, recovery efforts and the strange make-up election that finally ended the Democratic senatorial primary.
The Projector: Pictures From Hawaii’s Dramatic Primary Election Day Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Projector: Pictures From Hawaii’s Dramatic Primary Election Day

Our photographers captured the euphoria of victory, the sting of defeat and efforts to remain unified by the political party that dominates Hawaii.
The Projector: Pictures From Hawaii — in the Path of Two Hurricanes PF Bentley/Civil Beat

The Projector: Pictures From Hawaii — in the Path of Two Hurricanes

In recent days, the first of two big storms headed toward the islands, leaving people to hunker down, fearing the worst and hoping for the best.
The Projector: The Week in Pictures — July 28 – Aug. 3 PF Bentley/Civil Beat

The Projector: The Week in Pictures — July 28 – Aug. 3

Our photographer draws the curtain back on political debates and a UH campus protest over the firing of UH Chancellor Tom Apple.
The Projector: The Week in Pictures — July 21-27 PF Bentley/Civil Beat

The Projector: The Week in Pictures — July 21-27

The political season unfolds at several events, while sewage spills near Waikiki and the Ethics Commission takes up the new disclosure law.
The Projector: The Faces of Molokai’s GMO Economy — July 14-20 PF Bentley/Civil Beat

The Projector: The Faces of Molokai’s GMO Economy — July 14-20

Our photographer turned his lens on employees, farmers and their families on the island where Big Biotech is the largest employer.