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ANIMATION: The Life Of A Coral Reef Travis Mangaoang

ANIMATION: The Life Of A Coral Reef

Watch the birth and development of a coral reef.

Database of Public Employee Salaries For Fiscal Year 2018

How much does Hawaii pay its public servants? You’ll find the answers here for thousands of employees.

LIVE BLOG: Hawaii Polling Places Stay Open Late Cory Lum/Civil Beat

LIVE BLOG: Hawaii Polling Places Stay Open Late

Many voting venues remained open long after they they were supposed to close due to long lines and machine problems.

3 Civil Questions For Kirk Caldwell And Charles Djou — Episode 4

3 Civil Questions For Kirk Caldwell And Charles Djou — Episode 4

In this episode, the mayor and his challenger are asked about a do-over for rail, Oahu’s traffic and urban sprawl.

VIDEO: 3 Civil Questions For The Mayoral Candidates — Episode 3

VIDEO: 3 Civil Questions For The Mayoral Candidates — Episode 3

In this episode, Mayor Kirk Caldwell and challenger Charles Djou address tourism, the high number of visitor deaths and whether Waikiki is at risk from flooding.

VIDEO: 3 Civil Questions For Caldwell and Djou — Episode 2

VIDEO: 3 Civil Questions For Caldwell and Djou — Episode 2

In this episode: what Honolulu is doing right, a model city, a new landfill.

Hawaii Elections Guide 2016 Brian Tseng/Civil Beat

Hawaii Elections Guide 2016

Civil Beat’s guide to the 2016 federal, state and local elections will help you understand and navigate the voting process.

Hawaii Elections 2016: General Election Ballot Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Elections 2016: General Election Ballot

Need to figure out who to vote for on Nov. 8? Click on the links in this story to see how candidates in your area feel about certain issues.

Hawaii Storytellers: How A Fishing Trip Hooked Me On Out-Of-The-Way Places Olelo

Hawaii Storytellers: How A Fishing Trip Hooked Me On Out-Of-The-Way Places

A childhood fishing trip with his uncle leads Chris D'Angelo to make a cascade of life-changing decisions.
Hawaii Storytellers: Am I Going To Cross The Atlantic On This Homemade Raft? Olelo

Hawaii Storytellers: Am I Going To Cross The Atlantic On This Homemade Raft?

Civil Beat reporter Jessica Terrell’s dad really dreamed big. But, as she explains in this podcast, sometimes, it’s up to the child, not the parent, to draw the line.

Hawaii Storytellers: When You Always Have The Travel Bug, Ask Yourself Why Olelo

Hawaii Storytellers: When You Always Have The Travel Bug, Ask Yourself Why

Colby Lawton loved heading abroad and leaving the constraints of home behind. He just had to learn how to be happy to come home again.
Hawaii Storytellers: An Escape From New York To A Clean Slate In Hawaii Oleo

Hawaii Storytellers: An Escape From New York To A Clean Slate In Hawaii

When Anthony Quintano's dream job in the Big Apple turned out to be a trap, he had a big decision to make.