Special Report

Podcasts

January 2017

Monday, January 30

Pod Squad: Hawaii’s GOP Legislators Still Have Something to Say

Monday, January 23

Pod Squad: Meet OHA’s Newest Trustee

Tuesday, January 17

Pod Squad: Defending Women’s Rights As Trump Takes Over

Tuesday, January 3

Pod Squad: Nine Years of Staking Out Obama

December 2016

Tuesday, December 27

Pod Squad: Meet Civil Beat’s DC Reporter

Monday, December 19

Pod Squad: How Trump Won And What Comes Next For Journalism

Monday, December 12

Pod Squad: From Hawaii To Standing Rock And Back

October 2016

Monday, October 31

Pod Squad: ‘No Room In Paradise’

Monday, October 24

Pod Squad: Nonprofit News Sites Join Forces

Monday, October 17

Pod Squad: Hawaii Public Radio Looks To Extend Its Reach

Monday, October 10

Pod Squad: What’s Up With The Lack of Mayoral Debates?

September 2016

Monday, September 12

Pod Squad: Capitol Debate Series Takes On Pesticides

August 2016

Monday, August 29

Pod Squad: Race And Ethnicity In Hawaii Politics

Friday, August 19

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

Thursday, August 18

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

Wednesday, August 17

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

Tuesday, August 16

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

Monday, August 15

Pod Squad: Hawaii’s News Business Takes Its Licks From The Reader Rep

Monday, August 8

Pod Squad: One More Week To Go In Mayoral Primary

Friday, August 5

Pod Squad: Tim Garry Wants To Upgrade Permitting And Lifeguard Services

Monday, August 1

Pod Squad: Hard Life Experiences Teach You To Move Forward

July 2016

Monday, July 25

Pod Squad: ‘It’s Time For A Political Outsider’

Thursday, July 14

Pod Squad: First He Got Frustrated, Then He Got In The Race For Mayor

Monday, July 11

Pod Squad: The Making Of ‘Electric Dreams’

Tuesday, July 5

Pod Squad: Is Mayor Kirk Caldwell In Trouble?

June 2016

Monday, June 13

Pod Squad: Taking Down That ‘Pesky Paywall’

Monday, June 6

Pod Squad: Why Does It Take So Long To Get A Bill Passed?

May 2016

Monday, May 23

Pod Squad: Unveiling A New Civil Beat Podcasting Project

Monday, May 16

Pod Squad: Will 2017 Be The Breakthrough Year For Medical Aid in Dying?

Tuesday, May 10

Hawaii Storytellers — Gene Park’s Top Ten Reasons He Left Hawaii

Monday, May 9

Pod Squad: A Little A&B Sugar With That Coffee, Mr. Speaker?

April 2016

Monday, April 25

Pod Squad: This Story On Teaching In Hawaii Has Gone Viral. What Gives?

Monday, April 18

Pod Squad: Will We Ever Bring Our Inmates Home From Arizona?

Thursday, April 14

Hawaii Storytellers: A Question Every Teacher Here Must Ask

Monday, April 4

Pod Squad: Uber-Taxi Legislative Battle Is Also A Culture Clash

March 2016

Monday, March 21

Pod Squad: Who’s The Best Democratic Presidential Candidate?

Monday, March 7

Pod Squad: Donald Trump And The Hawaii GOP

February 2016

Monday, February 29

Pod Squad: Trump’s Appeal In The Aloha State

Monday, February 22

Pod Squad: A Quick Trip To The Heart Of The Dengue Outbreak

Monday, February 15

Pod Squad: The People Need A Stronger Voice In Hawaii Policy

January 2016

Monday, January 11

Pod Squad: Why Are So Many Tourists Dying In Hawaii?

Monday, January 4

Pod Squad: ‘LGBT Tourism Has Been Reborn’

December 2015

Thursday, December 31

‘What The Hell Have I Gotten Myself Into?’

Monday, December 21

Pod Squad: What Grade Would You Give The Governor?

Monday, December 14

Pod Squad: Kauai Police Chief — Body Cam Effort Has Been ‘Difficult’

Monday, December 7

Pod Squad: Meet Civil Beat’s New Engagement Editor

November 2015

Tuesday, November 24

Yes, You Can Be A Micronesian And A Doctor

Thursday, November 12

‘That’s JoJo — He’s Different’

Monday, November 9

Learning To Be Hawaiian — Some Years On The Mainland Helped

Monday, November 2

Pod Squad: Are Honolulu Police Overreacting In Some Situations?

October 2015

Monday, October 26

A Marshallese Poet Speaks Out On Climate Change

Tuesday, October 20

Pod Squad: The Legal Issues of Hawaii’s Medi-Pot Industry

Tuesday, October 13

Sam Slom, the Hawaii Senate’s Dot of Red in a Sea of Blue

Monday, October 12

Pod Squad: A Well-Traveled Journalist Lands in Honolulu

Monday, October 5

Pod Squad: Who’s More Local? The Discussion Has Just Begun

Thursday, October 1

Is Anybody More Local Than Ben Cayetano?

September 2015

Monday, September 28

Pod Squad: ACLU Says It’s on ‘Solid’ Legal Footing in Fighting Sweeps

Wednesday, September 23

You’d Think Honolulu Would Have Lots of Sidewalk Cafes, But You’d Be Wrong

Monday, September 21

How Do Kids Feel About Being Homeless? We Asked Them

Sunday, September 13

Pod Squad: Rep. Chris Lee Explains Why He’s Against the NextEra Deal

Tuesday, September 8

Pod Squad: Straight Talk With NextEra Energy Execs

August 2015

Monday, August 24

Pod Squad: Expanding Hawaii State Hospital ‘Long Overdue’

Monday, August 17

Pod Squad: Talking Medi-Pot With a Potential Dispensary Operator

Monday, August 10

Pod Squad: The TMT Battle and the Native Hawaiian Leadership Void

Monday, August 3

Pod Squad: Looking Behind the ‘Facade’ at Vacant Public Housing

July 2015

Monday, July 27

Pod Squad: ‘Down-and-Dirty History of Planning’ in Honolulu

Monday, July 20

Pod Squad: The Battle Over Maunalua Bay

Monday, July 13

Pod Squad: We Can Do Something About High Home Prices and Rents

Monday, July 6

Pod Squad: Hawaii Needs An Interisland Ferry System

June 2015

Monday, June 29

Pod Squad: Why Public Review of Police Action Is Important

Monday, June 22

Pod Squad: He’s Glad He Left Hawaii for New Life in Panama

Monday, June 15

Pod Squad: Nestor Garcia and Why Media Ethics Are Important

Monday, June 8

Pod Squad: Wow, Election Season Already?

Monday, June 1

Pod Squad: What’s Next for Mauna Kea?

May 2015

Monday, May 18

Pod Squad: Who Is New Senate President Ron Kouchi?

Monday, May 11

Pod Squad: Telling Your Stories About Hawaii

April 2015

Wednesday, April 22

Pod Squad: The Mood on the Mountain and Telescope Finances

Monday, April 13

Pod Squad: Why Hawaii Mayor Billy Kenoi Should Resign

Monday, April 6

Pod Squad: A Visit with Denby Fawcett About Chinatown Brothels

March 2015

Monday, March 23

Pod Squad: Parking Backward in Hawaii

Monday, March 16

Pod Squad Talks About Hawaii’s Low Salaries

Friday, March 6

Pod Squad: What’s Up With Rep. Tulsi Gabbard These Days?

February 2015

Tuesday, February 17

Pod Squad on Carleton Ching, Ige’s Controversial DLNR Pick

Tuesday, February 10

Pod Squad on Omidyar, Philanthropy and Civil Beat

January 2015

Wednesday, January 28

Legislature Is Back, and So Is the Pod Squad

December 2014

Monday, December 22

Pod Squad Talks to Reporters About the Stories of 2014

November 2014

Monday, November 17

Pod Squad Delves Into Death on the Streets

Wednesday, November 5

Pod Squad Puts A Bow on Campaign 2014

October 2014

Friday, October 31

Pod Squad on Preschool Ballot Measure

Monday, October 27

Pod Squad Talks Politics and the 2014 General Election

Monday, October 20

Pod Squad on Saving Kahoolawe

Monday, October 13

Pod Squad Discusses Political Candidates’ Radio Shows

Monday, October 6

Pod Squad Examines Domestic Violence and the HPD

September 2014

Monday, September 22

Hot Education Issues on This Week’s Pod Squad

Monday, September 15

Pod Squad on Honolulu Homelessness: Out of Sight …

Monday, September 8

Pod Squad: What Should Hawaii Do to Save Democracy?

August 2014

Saturday, August 30

The Pod Squad Works Over Labor Day

Monday, August 25

Pod Squad on the Militarization of Hawaii Police Departments

Tuesday, August 19

Pod Squad on Puna: ‘There’s An Election?’

Monday, August 11

Pod Squad on Hawaii’s Historic Primary Night

Monday, August 4

Pod Squad: Could David Ige Really Be Winning the Governor’s Race?

July 2014

Sunday, July 27

Pod Squad: Is Anyone Paying Attention To CD1?

Monday, July 21

Pod Squad Talks Schatz-Hanabusa Campaign

Tuesday, July 15

Pod Squad Takes on Hawaii’s Cost of Living

Pod Squad: Hawaii’s GOP Legislators Still Have Something to Say

Pod Squad: Hawaii’s GOP Legislators Still Have Something to Say

Their numbers are dwindling, but they are pushing housing and taxation proposals, says House Minority Leader Beth Fukumoto.

Pod Squad: Meet OHA’s Newest Trustee Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: Meet OHA’s Newest Trustee

Kelii Akina heads the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii and was elected to the OHA board in November.

Pod Squad: Defending Women’s Rights As Trump Takes Over

Pod Squad: Defending Women’s Rights As Trump Takes Over

Hawaii leaders explain why they and others are taking part in post-inauguration marches in Washington and elsewhere.

Pod Squad: Nine Years of Staking Out Obama

Pod Squad: Nine Years of Staking Out Obama

A small group of protesters stood a mostly silent vigil to the vacationing president’s comings and goings.

Pod Squad: Meet Civil Beat’s DC Reporter Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: Meet Civil Beat’s DC Reporter

Kirstin Downey talks about how looming changes in Washington, D.C., could affect Hawaii.

Pod Squad: How Trump Won And What Comes Next For Journalism Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: How Trump Won And What Comes Next For Journalism

Only one of the candidates — and it wasn’t Clinton — offered what voters clearly wanted: “This overarching call to action.”

Pod Squad: From Hawaii To Standing Rock And Back Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: From Hawaii To Standing Rock And Back

Two Civil Beat journalists talk about their five days in the frozen Midwest during the Dakota Access Pipeline protest.

Pod Squad: ‘No Room In Paradise’

Pod Squad: ‘No Room In Paradise’

A new documentary film explores homelessness in Hawaii and what is — or isn’t — being done about it.

Pod Squad: Nonprofit News Sites Join Forces Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: Nonprofit News Sites Join Forces

Civil Beat is one of five nonprofit news organizations that are joining together to share ideas and resources.

Pod Squad: Hawaii Public Radio Looks To Extend Its Reach Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: Hawaii Public Radio Looks To Extend Its Reach

Jose Fajardo, HPR’s president and general manager, wants to expand the two stations’ local content.

Pod Squad: What’s Up With The Lack of Mayoral Debates?

Pod Squad: What’s Up With The Lack of Mayoral Debates?

The 2016 elections are coming at a time that political debates are changing, and not for the better.

Pod Squad: Capitol Debate Series Takes On Pesticides Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: Capitol Debate Series Takes On Pesticides

Want to learn more about pesticide buffer zones? Go to the debate on Friday between college debate teams.