Civil Beat Staff

April Estrellon

Pod Squad: Kahi Mohala Helps Kids Facing A Mental Health Crisis

Pod Squad: Kahi Mohala Helps Kids Facing A Mental Health Crisis

The end of the school year is a time when many children and teens exhibit heightened problems and more frequent thoughts of suicide.

Pod Squad: Climate Change Meets The Arts

Pod Squad: Climate Change Meets The Arts

A historic house in Honolulu sets the scene for a discussion of how the humanities can help address global warming.

Pod Squad: Meeting Trump’s Immigration Policies With ‘ Resistance and Resilience’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: Meeting Trump’s Immigration Policies With ‘ Resistance and Resilience’

Marielena Hincapie, head of the National Immigration Law Center, said it is a time of great fear and trauma in many immigrant communities.

VIDEO: What Is A Carbon Tax?

VIDEO: What Is A Carbon Tax?

Climate and economic experts believe carbon taxes can change consumer habits and slow down the effects of climate change.

Hawaii 2040: What Is A Carbon Tax?

Hawaii 2040: What Is A Carbon Tax?

Climate and economic experts believe carbon taxes are a great way to change consumer habits and slow down the effects of climate change.

Pod Squad: Save Our Sharks Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: Save Our Sharks

We discuss legislation that would prohibit the intentional killing of sharks and manta rays in Hawaii waters.

Pod Squad: Helping Men In Their Crucial First Weeks Out Of Prison Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: Helping Men In Their Crucial First Weeks Out Of Prison

First Lap helps former inmates make successful transitions — with no government funding.

Pod Squad: Hawaii’s ‘Vaping Epidemic’ Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: Hawaii’s ‘Vaping Epidemic’

Public health advocate Trish La Chica talks about legislative efforts to keep young people healthier.