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Katherine Kealoha Resigns From Honolulu Prosecutor’s Office

She and her husband, former Police Chief Louis Kealoha, face their first trial on bank fraud charges in November.

They’re Back: The Return Of Civil Beat Comments

We’re trying this again in the spirit of fostering robust public discussion on important issues.

Hawaii’s Mental Health Care Crisis

The lack of psychiatrists is a particular problem for people who rely on the state’s public health insurance for low-income residents.

UH Wants $600 Million In 2019 To Modernize Its Crumbling Campuses

And that’s just the beginning. The university has a six-year, $1.6 billion plan in the works.

Community Voices

New Service Helps Public Access Public Records

New Service Helps Public Access Public Records

And it’s free. Because democracy only works if the government operates with reasonable transparency.

The Failure Of Bulky Item Pickup In Makakilo Courtesy Michael Ferriera

The Failure Of Bulky Item Pickup In Makakilo

The neighborhood continues to suffer massive eyesores as the city system is abused.

Tom Yamachika: Stop Ignoring The City Auditor Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Tom Yamachika: Stop Ignoring The City Auditor

If we intend to be serious about improving our government  we cannot tolerate agencies thumbing their noses at the auditor.

Rescue Oahu’s Rail Project With Magnetic Levitation Technology Flickr: hans-johnson

Rescue Oahu’s Rail Project With Magnetic Levitation Technology

Reject the mantra from the city and HART that it’s too late to change from steel wheels on steel rails.