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Pod Squad: Maile Luuwai Is A ‘Frustrated Voter’ Running For LG Robyn C. Ocepek

Pod Squad: Maile Luuwai Is A ‘Frustrated Voter’ Running For LG

The Hilo attorney talks about why she wants to be Hawaii’s lieutenant governor.

Pod Squad: Kaniela Ing Explains Why He Is Running For Congress

Pod Squad: Kaniela Ing Explains Why He Is Running For Congress

The Maui lawmaker, who first won election to the state House seat at 23, is running for the 1st Congressional District seat as an outspoken progressive.

Pod Squad: Sen Donna Mercado Kim Talks About A New Bid For Congress PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: Sen Donna Mercado Kim Talks About A New Bid For Congress

The former state Senate president is launching her second campaign in four years for the 1st Congressional District seat.

Pod Squad: How To Get Help With Health Care Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: How To Get Help With Health Care

The enrollment period to sign up for the government health care program has been cut back this year so if you need help, don’t wait.

Episode 2: Getting Ready Caleb Hartsfield/Civil Beat

Episode 2: Getting Ready

As her new charter school, Kamalani Academy, prepares to open, school founder, Kuuipo Laumatia, take us on a walk through last-minute snafus and solutions.

Pod Squad: Author Randy Roth On Why ‘Broken Trust’ Is Now Free To Read

Pod Squad: Author Randy Roth On Why ‘Broken Trust’ Is Now Free To Read

The popular book about the Bishop Estate scandal is now available online — thanks to Kamehameha Schools.

Pod Squad: Dan Akaka Talks About His Hopes For Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: Dan Akaka Talks About His Hopes For Hawaii

The former Hawaii U.S. senator, now 93, has a lot to say about life and leadership.

On Campus: We’re Taking A Fresh Look At Education In Hawaii Suevon Lee/Civil Beat

On Campus: We’re Taking A Fresh Look At Education In Hawaii

Civil Beat's new podcast series takes you inside the first year of a startup arts integration charter school in Wahiawa.
Pod Squad: Don Guzman Talks About Why He Wants To Be Maui Mayor Courtesy of Don Guzman

Pod Squad: Don Guzman Talks About Why He Wants To Be Maui Mayor

The county councilman will run next year in what is likely to be a crowded field of candidates.

Pod Squad: Josh Green Makes His Case To Be LG Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: Josh Green Makes His Case To Be LG

The Big Island lawmaker and doctor thinks Hawaii needs an “aggressive progressive” as lieutenant governor.

Pod Squad: Why Will Espero Wants To Be Our LG

Pod Squad: Why Will Espero Wants To Be Our LG

An 18-year veteran of the Hawaii Legislature, the state senator hopes to make the jump to lieutenant governor.

Pod Squad: Mazie Hirono Makes Her Case For Re-Election Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: Mazie Hirono Makes Her Case For Re-Election

U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono packs a lot into this 17-minute interview with Chad Blair.