Civil Beat Staff

Anita Hofschneider

More Proof that Honolulu Is A Really Expensive Place to Buy a Home

Two recent studies of homeownership in the U.S. have bad news for anyone who wants to live in Honolulu…
Maui Anti-GMO Group Is Paying Petition Signature Gatherers $5 Per Name File Photo

Maui Anti-GMO Group Is Paying Petition Signature Gatherers $5 Per Name

Paying for signatures is legal, but the group ran afoul of the law when it posted voters' addresses online.
Maui County Settles Case Against MAUIWatch Creator for $25,000

Maui County Settles Case Against MAUIWatch Creator for $25,000

The founder of the popular Facebook news site said the county was infringing on his free speech rights.

OHA Trustees Rescind Letter Questioning Hawaii’s Legal Status

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees rescinded a letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sent earlier this week asking for…
Hawaii Grassroots Groups Grab Attention of State Ethics Commission

Hawaii Grassroots Groups Grab Attention of State Ethics Commission

UPDATED Several groups still haven't submitted required reports on their donors and expenses.

National Park Service: Honouliuli Internment Camp Is Nationally Significant Site

In a report released Thursday, the National Park Service found that the former Honouliuli Internment Camp in Waipahu…

Hawaii Tourism Director Advocates for Funding, Policy Changes Before U.S. Congress

Hawaii Tourism Authority President and CEO Mike McCartney urged U.S.

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…