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The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: Hawaii House Leaders

Speaker Scott Saiki says the Legislature “stopped the bleeding” from the pandemic and recession.

Hawaii Police Shootings Review Board Has At Least A Dozen Cases

But that’s fewer than half the number of police killings or in-custody deaths in the state since the board was created in 2017.

The Miske Case: A Co-Defendant Turns Against Alleged Honolulu Crime Boss

As trial for Michael Miske Jr. approaches in September, more people involved in myriad crimes he’s alleged to have masterminded are expected to cooperate with federal prosecutors.

How One Hawaii Foundation Is Helping Build A Local Tutor Pipeline For Schools

A disrupted academic year has caused many high school students to fall behind. A new partnership will connect them to local college students to help them catch up.


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Denby Fawcett: Mayor Offers Long List Of Improvements For Chinatown Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Denby Fawcett: Mayor Offers Long List Of Improvements For Chinatown

But residents say just three things will make life better for them.

Despite Budget Woes, This Legislative Session Held Bright Spots For Local Ag

Despite Budget Woes, This Legislative Session Held Bright Spots For Local Ag

Many legislators voted to create a more sustainable, resilient Hawaii.