Civil Beat Staff

Anita Hofschneider

New Traffic Signals at Honolulu Airport To Switch On This Weekend

The Hawaii Department of Transportation has installed new traffic lights aimed at making it safer to enter the Honolulu…

Residents of Royal Capital Plaza in Kakaako File Motion Against 801 South St. Tower B

The association of apartment owners at Royal Capital Plaza in Kakaako is pushing forward with its legal fight to…
Legislative Changes Aren’t Slowing the Pace of Kakaako Development

Legislative Changes Aren’t Slowing the Pace of Kakaako Development

Burgeoning Honolulu neighborhood is seeing more applications for projects despite successful reform efforts.

Honolulu Home Sales Drop in April, But Median Price Rises to $648,000 from Last Year

Fewer Honolulu homes were sold in April this year compared with last year, but the median price of a home…

Hawaii’s Wind Farms Are Killing Endangered Animals, KITV Reports

Wind energy equipment on Maui and Oahu has killed nearly 200 flying animals since August 2007, Civil Beat’s partner KITV reported…

Whole Foods Market to Open Fourth Hawaii Store in Kakaako

A 50,000 square-foot Whole Foods Market is coming to Kakaako, the Howard Hughes Corp. and Whole Foods Market announced Tuesday. The…
More Than 130,000 Native Hawaiians Sign Up for Nation Building

More Than 130,000 Native Hawaiians Sign Up for Nation Building

The Native Hawaiian community may hold a constitutional convention as soon as this fall.
Taking Root: A Rising Voice in Hawaii’s GMO Politics

Taking Root: A Rising Voice in Hawaii’s GMO Politics

The Center for Food Safety is escalating the political and legal warfare over genetically engineered crops in Hawaii.

Hawaii Senate to Vote on Controversial Nomination to HCDA Kakaako Board

The Hawaii Senate plans to vote Thursday on Gov. Neil Abercrombie’s nomination of Brian Tamamoto to the Hawaii…

Public Access Trails Hawaii Wins Case Against Haleakala Ranch Company on Maui

A jury on Maui ruled Wednesday that the Haleakala Trail on Maui belongs to the state, dismissing Haleakala Ranch…
Hawaii’s Hotel-to-Condo Conversions Spark Activism Among Filipinos

Hawaii’s Hotel-to-Condo Conversions Spark Activism Among Filipinos

A City Council bill would require owners to get a permit before converting many hotel rooms to condos or time shares.
Hawaii Gov Announces Turtle Bay Agreement, But Fight Is Far From Over

Hawaii Gov Announces Turtle Bay Agreement, But Fight Is Far From Over

The iconic resort on Oahu's North Shore has agreed to conserve 665 acres in return for $48.5 million.