Lifeline To Kauai’s North Shore Must Be Rebuilt Now, Relocated Later

Officials don’t know when the Kuhio Highway, smothered by mud and debris, will be completely reopened. Meanwhile, the state will speed up a $33 million plan to rebuild a series of old bridges.

How Will Honolulu Pay To Run Rail Once It’s Built? The City Still Doesn’t Know

Many other rail transit systems rely on special sales taxes to pay what passenger fares don’t cover.

Nanakuli Village Center: Big Plans But Few Results So Far

After more than a decade of planning, construction could begin this month on a commercial center — or it might not.

Big Island: Saving Reefs One Sunscreen Container At A Time

Beachgoers respond favorably when a nonprofit offers to swap their products containing oxybenzone for other sunscreens considered reef-safe.

Letters: Mainland Views On Kauai Floods

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

Hawaii Democrats Have Failed Criminal Justice Reform

Any real change to the system will require a major political realignment of the one-party state.

Letters: Mainland Views On Kauai Floods

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

Co-Defendant In UH Concert Scam Gets 2 Months In Jail

He’s the second person sentenced this month in connection with a bogus promotion for a Stevie Wonder performance.

Here’s Why The Weather Experts Didn’t See The Kauai Storm Coming

The rain-laden system was hard to track because it wasn’t large-scale, like a tropical storm. And Hawaii weather is just hard to predict.

Study: Few Hawaii Students Have Access To After-School Meals

A new report by the Food Research & Action Center shows Hawaii near the bottom in terms of serving an after-school supper to low-income students.

Hawaii Seems Poised To Ban Coral-Damaging Sunscreen

Updated: It would be the first state to prohibit the use of sunscreen containing ingredients that scientists say harm sea life.

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