Civil Beat Staff

Anita Hofschneider

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The Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees rescinded a letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sent earlier this week asking for…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…

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.