State agencies and local hotels and restaurants are on the hunt for more Hawaii-grown produce, but only a small number of our farms conform to USDA guidelines.
Civil Beat opinion writers are closely following efforts to bring more transparency and accountability to state and local government — at the Legislature, the county level and in the media. Help us by sending ideas and anecdotes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
A veteran staffer turned lawmaker, this Kailua legislator points out how the Legislature could be more transparent in so many ways.
What does it mean to be a Democratic legislator in Hawaii? We are about to find out.
The work of retired Judge Dan Foley and the Commission to Improve Standards of Conduct is front and center at the Hawaii Legislature.
Hawaii Gov. Josh Green says he is embracing a new era of public openness in government, a welcome change from his secretive predecessor.