Civil Beat Staff

The Civil Beat Staff

Letters: Socialism Is Not the Answer

Letters: Socialism Is Not the Answer

Readers get agitated over criminal justice, rail costs and trailer parks.

Letters: We Need To Help Our Children

Letters: We Need To Help Our Children

The state Department of Education and its practices caught readers’ attention this past week. So did the Kauai storm.

Letters: Mainland Views On Kauai Floods

Letters: Mainland Views On Kauai Floods

Out-of-staters share their aloha for the Garden Island and their appreciation for Civil Beat flood coverage.

Letters: Why Weren’t People Warned About Massive Rainstorm?

Letters: Why Weren’t People Warned About Massive Rainstorm?

A reader wonders why people in Hanalei weren’t told just how severe the weather would be.

Letters: Protect The Hilo Doctor From Death Threats

Letters: Protect The Hilo Doctor From Death Threats

A reader says the case of Dr. Frederick Nitta and abortion protester James Borden could lead to tragedy.

Letters: Don’t Be Fooled By Zuckerberg’s Boyish Charm

Letters: Don’t Be Fooled By Zuckerberg’s Boyish Charm

The occasion of his congressional testimony was the perfect time to update his plans for a Kauai estate.

Letters: Mark Zuckerberg Deserves Better From Kauai

Letters: Mark Zuckerberg Deserves Better From Kauai

A reader is dismayed over our story on negative attitudes toward the Facebook CEO.

Letters: Cats Are The World’s Deadliest Invasive Species

Letters: Cats Are The World’s Deadliest Invasive Species

Hawaii legislators did the right thing in rejecting a bill to maintain feral cat colonies.

Letters: We’ve Named Too Many Things After Dan Inouye

Letters: We’ve Named Too Many Things After Dan Inouye

The new sexual harassment allegations against the late senator call into question Hawaii’s many honors for him.

Letters: Evictions Threaten Maui Renters

Letters: Evictions Threaten Maui Renters

Two readers on Maui are worried what will happen to tenants of an affordable housing complex in Lahaina.

Letters: Reject ‘Snobbiness’ And Allow Prefab Homes

Letters: Reject ‘Snobbiness’ And Allow Prefab Homes

After all, a reader points out, “portables” are already widely used at Hawaii public schools.

Letters: Aid In Dying — ‘Sad Joke’ Or ‘Dose Of Mercy?’

Letters: Aid In Dying — ‘Sad Joke’ Or ‘Dose Of Mercy?’

Some readers are grateful for the option to take one’s own life painlessly. Others not so much. Plus mobile homes and more.