Civil Beat Staff

Anita Hofschneider

Hawaii County: Kenoi Narrowly Beats Kim In Mayor’s Race

Hawaii County: Kenoi Narrowly Beats Kim In Mayor’s Race

Incumbent Hawaii County mayor slips past challenger; statewide ballot measures draw attention.
FOCUS: Meet Innocenta Sound, The Community Navigator

FOCUS: Meet Innocenta Sound, The Community Navigator

Micronesian woman helps other immigrants navigate the road to success in U.S.
FOCUS: Meet Rose Canilang, The New Citizen

FOCUS: Meet Rose Canilang, The New Citizen

Editor’s Note: FOCUS is a multimedia series that highlights the diversity and depth of our community through interviews and…
Djou: Hanabusa Voted Against Small Business Tax Relief

Djou: Hanabusa Voted Against Small Business Tax Relief

Hawaii Congressional District 1 candidates spar over who has a better record supporting small businesses.
Hanabusa: Djou Formed Political Lobbying Firm

Hanabusa: Djou Formed Political Lobbying Firm

Former Hawaii congressman lost seat, helped special interest groups.
Lawsuit: DLNR Must Study Effects of Aquarium Fish Trade on Hawaii Reefs Wikimedia Commons

Lawsuit: DLNR Must Study Effects of Aquarium Fish Trade on Hawaii Reefs

Environmental advocates protesting state law allowing unlimited collection of reef fish.
Environmental Groups: Don’t Import Natural Gas State of Connecticut

Environmental Groups: Don’t Import Natural Gas

Blue Planet Foundation, Sierra Club seek to stop Hawaii Gas from bringing in LNG.
More Muggy Days Ahead? Hawaii Trade Winds Are Dying Down

More Muggy Days Ahead? Hawaii Trade Winds Are Dying Down

Fewer trade winds could also mean less rainfall.
Lingle: I Never Sold an Acre of Ceded Land

Lingle: I Never Sold an Acre of Ceded Land

U.S. Senate candidate emphasizes her commitment to Native Hawaiian land ownership.