Civil Beat Staff

Anita Hofschneider

Nonprofits Work to Get Hawaii’s Youth to the Polls

Nonprofits Work to Get Hawaii’s Youth to the Polls

Hawaii has the lowest youth vote turnout in the nation, but grassroots efforts are trying to change that.
Lingle: Hirono Votes with Dems 96 Percent of the Time

Lingle: Hirono Votes with Dems 96 Percent of the Time

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda Lingle says that Rep. Mazie Hirono votes with her party nearly all the time.
Hawaii Partners with China on Moon Landing

Hawaii Partners with China on Moon Landing

Big Island observatory collaborates in first such agreement between U.S. and China organizations.
How Important Are Your Hawaii Trade Winds?

How Important Are Your Hawaii Trade Winds?

Kam Drive-In developer hires consultant to analyze tall buildings' effects on natural AC.

Donation Fuels Grassroots Efforts to Bring Better Healthcare to Wahiawa

United Healthcare Community Plan of Hawaii gave $10,000 to help build a community health center in Wahiawa.
Gun Rights Dominate Hearing On Non-Violence

Gun Rights Dominate Hearing On Non-Violence

UPDATED Lawmaker uses hearing to clear the air with rifle association.
FOCUS: New Multimedia Series Spotlights the People of Hawaii

FOCUS: New Multimedia Series Spotlights the People of Hawaii

Meet Nobie, a paddler inspired by his Hawaiian roots.
Cash Infusion Energizes Hawaii Electric-Car Charging Company Volta Industries

Cash Infusion Energizes Hawaii Electric-Car Charging Company

Volta Industries received a $200,000 investment from Hawaii Angels to expand locally and nationally.
African-American Groups in Hawaii Angered by Latest Birther Request

African-American Groups in Hawaii Angered by Latest Birther Request

Local publisher shows the debate isn't dead — at least not on Molokai.
Pacific Islands Lose an Advocate in Akaka

Pacific Islands Lose an Advocate in Akaka

Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands look to Hawaii U.S. Senate hopeful Hirono to carry the torch.
Education Advocates: Poll Shows Support for State-Funded Preschool

Education Advocates: Poll Shows Support for State-Funded Preschool

Lawmakers hope to secure funding for a new pre-kindergarten program in the next legislative session.
Almost No Debt for Dems, But GOP Still Owes $66K DonkeyHotey/Flickr

Almost No Debt for Dems, But GOP Still Owes $66K

Hawaii’s Democratic and Republican parties are in much better fiscal shape compared to last year.