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Civil Beat Wins National Award For General Excellence

The Online News Association is the world’s largest organization for digital journalism.

‘They’re Super Cute’: How One Scientist Is Saving Weird Bugs From Extinction

Will Haines is intent on protecting the endangered damselfly from frogs, fish and other predators.

State Puts Pressure On TMT Protesters Over Environment, Threats To Officials

The protesters say they are being vilified in an attempt to discredit the Mauna Kea movement.

Judge Says Puanas Should Get New Trial Against Katherine Kealoha

Katherine Kealoha had been awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars by a civil jury. But her uncle and grandmother are hoping to get that back.

Community Voices

Here’s What’s Wrong With Medical Cannabis Licenses Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Here’s What’s Wrong With Medical Cannabis Licenses

Why should one group of people be legally permitted to violate the cannabis laws, while everyone else who does so risks fines, confiscated property, or incarceration?

 

Rep. John Mizuno: Fighting The Opioid Epidemic Courtesy of Kauai County

Rep. John Mizuno: Fighting The Opioid Epidemic

Our fight against the opioid epidemic is not over and we must continue to use all available resources to protect our communities from these lethal drugs.

I Am One Hawaiian Cory Lum/Civil Beat

I Am One Hawaiian

Those blockading the highway on Mauna Kea do not speak for me.

 

Mauna Kea And The Future Of Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Mauna Kea And The Future Of Hawaii

We have reached a tipping point, a rare moment that comes perhaps once every few generations.