In the Trump era, “liberty has never been so fragile,” says Vanessa Chong, who has been on the job in the islands since 1989.
Listen to Civil Beat’s newest staffers — Stewart Yerton and Suevon Lee — talk about their goals, unforgettable stories and a Grateful Dead song.
Jim Simon hopes to get Civil Beat reporters out into the community a bit more.
Brett Kulbis talks about revitalizing Hawaii’s minority party and the recent defection of Rep. Beth Fukumoto to the Democrats.
The islands’ only Native Hawaiian governor thinks the state would benefit from more of a two-party environment.