Civil Beat Staff

Anita Hofschneider

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.
Hirono: Lingle Co-Chairs Mitt Romney’s Campaign

Hirono: Lingle Co-Chairs Mitt Romney’s Campaign

Hawaii Senate hopeful Mazie Hirono said that her opponent is a leader in Mitt Romney's campaign.
FOCUS: Meet Edwin Otsuji, The Farmer

FOCUS: Meet Edwin Otsuji, The Farmer

Another installment in our multimedia series.
Hawaii’s Elevator Safety In Free Fall?

Hawaii’s Elevator Safety In Free Fall?

State agency hasn't been up to date with inspections since 1995.
Lingle: Obamacare Takes $716B from Medicare Linda Lingle portrait

Lingle: Obamacare Takes $716B from Medicare

GOP Senate hopeful says Hawaii kupuna will suffer.
Hawaii Ethics Commission Still Missing a Member Civil Beat file photo

Hawaii Ethics Commission Still Missing a Member

The vacancy makes it more difficult for the government watchdog to do its job.