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$1 Million Grant Keeps ‘Super Coral’ Research Alive

Scientists will continue the work of the late Ruth Gates to develop corals that are more resistant to the effects of climate change and create reefs that provide natural coastal protection.

Honolulu Rolls Out Ankle Bracelet To Monitor Drunken Drivers

Repeat drunken drivers in Honolulu can soon be made to wear a SCRAM CAM anklet that detects alcohol consumption through a wearer’s sweat and notifies the courts.

UH Regents Approve New Leadership Organization

The recombining of the University of Hawaii system president with the Manoa chancellor is among other bureaucratic shifts coming to UH.

10 Family Members, 4 Bedrooms And ‘A Dream To Have Your Own Place’

Living with multiple generations is a way of life in Hawaii that Jowenna Ellazar embraces. But like many others, she has few options in a city where the median home price hovers around $800,000.

We’re Exploring Hawaii’s ‘Unofficial Tax’

Civil Beat is deepening its coverage of Hawaii’s cost-of-living crisis — and inviting readers to join a civic conversation about what it takes to get by in the islands.

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A Poem For These Perilous Times Courtesy

A Poem For These Perilous Times

UH Manoa students update a classic work for the modern age.

Democracy Needs To Grow Up Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Democracy Needs To Grow Up

Democracy in Hawaii has become self-serving, self-promoting, patronage fostering, elitist driven, poverty blaming and anti-native.

HART’s P3 Plan Another Bad Sign For Rail Cory Lum/Civil Beat

HART’s P3 Plan Another Bad Sign For Rail

Hoping to save money by forming a public-private partnership is foolhardy.

Getting A Driver’s License Or ID Can Be Easy. Really! City and County of Honolulu Department of Customer Services

Getting A Driver’s License Or ID Can Be Easy. Really!

Contrary to common perception, the city says Oahu residents will find the process quick and convenient.