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Hawaii Unions Say Little Has Changed Since Landmark Janus Decision

Union supporters had feared the opinion by U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative majority would erode union membership.

This Ballot Measure Is Sparking Intense Debate Over Hawaii’s Schools

The proposed constitutional amendment is already one of the most contentious issues to go before voters in the 2018 election.

Why Talking About Anti-Micronesian Hate Is Important

Shining a light on racial prejudice makes us all think more carefully about what we say — and can’t help but make our community stronger.

These Two City Council Candidates Are Political Worlds Apart

In the shadow of Honolulu rail, one envisions a future built around train stations. The other wants to rein in runaway rail spending.

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Hirono Finally Speaks Up About Sexual Assault Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Hirono Finally Speaks Up About Sexual Assault

The U.S. senator was conspicuously silent when accusations were made about Dan Inouye.

Gary Hooser: I’m Voting No On The Con Con Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Gary Hooser: I’m Voting No On The Con Con

Most elected delegates would represent the status quo establishment. Their natural agenda is to strengthen their own power and influence.

There Are Many Reasons To Oppose The Proposed ‘Education Tax’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

There Are Many Reasons To Oppose The Proposed ‘Education Tax’

Voters statewide should be wary of a constitutional amendment ballot question backed by the teachers’ union.

Tom Yamachika: Just Call It A Tax Already! Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Tom Yamachika: Just Call It A Tax Already!

The title of a proposed ballot question raising property taxes to help Hawaii schools fails to disclose vital information.