Powell Berger

Powell Berger is a Honolulu-based freelance writer, strategic communications consultant, and long-time political observer. Her monthly column, The Careerist, appears in Hawaii Business magazine, along with her other works about the nexus of business and life in Hawaii. Nationally, she can be found covering education at BrightReads, travel at Fodors and On Your Terms, and life at places like Full Grown People and The Atlantic. She lives in Kakaako.
Hawaii Deserves Better Than What The Legislature Delivered Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Deserves Better Than What The Legislature Delivered

State lawmakers could learn something from our congressional representatives, who are accomplishing something even though they’re in the political minority.

What Do Ted Stevens and Billy Kenoi Have in Common? Flickr.com

What Do Ted Stevens and Billy Kenoi Have in Common?

Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi screwed up but he's not the only politician who's been in trouble and then things turned out differently.