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Sterling Higa: The Spiraling Impacts Of Property Crime

The causes of rising property crime rates are less certain than the impact: it lowers the quality of life for everyone, particularly the poor.

Our Neighborhood Haiku Poetry Contest Is Off To Great Start

Readers from more than 50 ZIP codes throughout Hawaii have shared their five-line poems about where they live.

Taxpayers Spent Nearly $700,000 on Kealohas’ Legal Fees

The court-appointed attorney for Katherine Kealoha received the largest chunk of the fees.

Fighting To Save This Rare Maui Forest Bird From Extinction

A team of biologists brought 13 critically endangered Maui parrotbills to the other side of Haleakala to save the species from extinction. But less than a month later, only three birds have survived.

Community Voices

Why Are We Killing Communities In The Name Of Progress? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Why Are We Killing Communities In The Name Of Progress?

Hawaii was once a multicultural melting pot where identity was not rivalry. No more.

Proactive Beach Management Measures Underway In Waikiki Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Proactive Beach Management Measures Underway In Waikiki

Sea-level rise and coastal storms require us to develop innovative erosion control plans based on proven science.

How Not To Waste A House On Oahu Cory Lum/Civil Beat

How Not To Waste A House On Oahu

The city council should pass a law requiring responsible deconstruction and recycling of homes.

Here’s Why Fossil Fuel Companies Should Pay For Climate Change Costs Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Here’s Why Fossil Fuel Companies Should Pay For Climate Change Costs

Hawaii will see over $19 billion in losses to coastal infrastructure in the years to come.