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Decision Delayed On Hawaii Legislator’s Alleged Campaign Violations

Rep. Kaniela Ing faces more than $15,000 in fines for 31 counts connected to prior campaigns.

Forecasters Predict Central Pacific Could See Up To 6 Hurricanes This Season

Weak El Nino conditions — water warming on the surface of the ocean along the equator — could make the next few months stormier.

Erupting Volcano Produces Blue Flames From Methane

Scientists say the methane can seep through cracks several feet away from the lava and explode when heated.

Civil Beat Poll: Kim Leads Chin In Race For Congress

Fukumoto and Ing show strength among younger voters, many of whom remain undecided.

Would New Uber And Lyft Rules Hit West Side Drivers Hardest?

A lot of drivers live on the Leeward Coast, where incomes are generally lower and driving distances are longer.

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My Tour Of The Red Hill Fuel Facility That Threatens Oahu’s Water Courtesy U.S. Navy

My Tour Of The Red Hill Fuel Facility That Threatens Oahu’s Water

The military needs to move much more quickly to address the environmental risks posed by its fuel tanks.

Don’t Punish Ride-Sharing Innovations That Help Honolulu Courtney Teague/Civil Beat

Don’t Punish Ride-Sharing Innovations That Help Honolulu

If it approves new restrictions on companies like Uber and Lyft, the City Council will be giving in to old-school politics at the public’s expense.

Understanding The Use Of Popolo, Haole And Mahu "Kumu Hina" (2014)

Understanding The Use Of Popolo, Haole And Mahu

When applying Hawaiian terminology, the native perspective should not only be considered but also applied.

How To Fix Hawaii’s Broken Democracy Cory Lum/Civil Beat

How To Fix Hawaii’s Broken Democracy

Proportional representation is one solution, but it will require a constitutional convention.