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Our Salary Database Now Includes Hundreds Of Hawaii County Employees

With the inclusion of Big Island data first requested in July 2017, only Honolulu police officers are still missing. A judge’s ruling is pending on that.

New Twist In Possible Hate Crime Case Gives Family New Hope

Aaron Salazar’s family has finally gotten the FBI to intervene in a mysterious incident that Amtrak contends was a suicide attempt.

New Report Reveals Hawaii’s Not-So-Booming Economy

A declining population and weak increases in personal income have helped keep a lid on inflation in Honolulu, economists say.

Community Voices

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.

Want Term Limits? A Con Con Is Your Only Hope Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Want Term Limits? A Con Con Is Your Only Hope

The Hawaii Legislature will never place such an amendment on the ballot because it’s not in its self-interest to do so.

A National Standard To Protect Oceans And Jobs Cory Lum/Civil Beat

A National Standard To Protect Oceans And Jobs

The Vessel Incidental Discharge Act targets the discharge of ballast water from boats.

Imagine The Absurd

Imagine The Absurd

Be careful what you wish for when it comes to “fake carbon neutrality.”