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Forget The Pilot Program And Switch To All-Mail Voting Statewide

Continued low turnout and an increase in absentee balloting show that we should be doing more than just testing it on Kauai in 2020.

Health Beat: Pharmaceutical Companies Are Ripping Off Americans

You may get out of the pharmacy with pills in hand and money still in your wallet, but the high cost of medication will get you in the end.

State To Allow Lyft, Uber To Operate Permanently At Honolulu Airport

UPDATED: The companies have been operating there as part of a pilot program since last year.

Bar Brawl: Can The World’s Largest Law Firm Practice In Hawaii?

A Honolulu lawyer wants to block the merger of one of the state’s most prominent law firms with a giant multinational.

Denby Fawcett: Has Carpenters Union Lost Some Of Its Political Muscle?

Its super PACs have spent big money in recent elections, but its anointed candidates often lose. The latest example: Colleen Hanabusa.

Community Voices

Hawaii’s Primary Was Business As Usual Natanya Freidheim/Civil Beat

Hawaii’s Primary Was Business As Usual

How best to describe the election? How about “pathetic”?

I Tried To Get A New Driver’s License And Tripped Over HECO Cory Lum/Civil Beat

I Tried To Get A New Driver’s License And Tripped Over HECO

You have no idea how hard it can be to change your name on your electric bill.

Why Early Education Must Be Done Right Courtesy

Why Early Education Must Be Done Right

There’s a zero margin of error for creating Hawaii’s new system.

Tom Yamachika: Weekends Safe Once Again, Maybe Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Tom Yamachika: Weekends Safe Once Again, Maybe

A taxpayer wins a calendar dispute with the City and County of Honolulu.