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Chad Blair: How I Spent My Summer Vacation

Our columnist was in Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines getting a crash course in fragile democracies and press freedom.  

Rocky The Monk Seal Births Another Pup — Back On Kauai

She caused a sensation last year when she gave birth to a pup named Kaimana on a crowded Waikiki beach.

Pod Squad: Jill Tokuda’s Personal Bid To Be Hawaii LG

The Democratic state senator speaks about formative lifetime experiences that shaped her as she now seeks higher office.

Community Voices

Campaign Corner: John Carroll An ‘Independent Thinker’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Campaign Corner: John Carroll An ‘Independent Thinker’

The Republican candidate for governor is described as serving “the needs of the public, not the needs of the party.”

Campaign Corner: Ige Demonstrates Environmental Leadership Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Campaign Corner: Ige Demonstrates Environmental Leadership

By contrast, Hawaii gubernatorial challenger Colleen Hanabusa is too cozy with special interests.

Tom Yamachika: The Risk Of Expanding GET Exemptions Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Tom Yamachika: The Risk Of Expanding GET Exemptions

A new affordable housing law could lead to Hawaii losing hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue.

Da Mayor’s Modest Proposal Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Da Mayor’s Modest Proposal

Here’s how to save ourselves from the “voluntary disrupters” blocking our sidewalks.