Civil Beat Reporter

Blaze Lovell

Blaze Lovell is a reporter for Honolulu Civil Beat. Previously, he was a reporting fellow and intern. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Born and raised on Oahu, he graduated from Pearl City High School in 2014 before migrating to the desert to study journalism. In his college years, Blaze served as the managing editor for UNLV’s paper, the Free Press, and also played rugby, which is like football without pads or rules.


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Senate Rejects Dan Gluck’s Appointment To Intermediate Court Of Appeals Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Senate Rejects Dan Gluck’s Appointment To Intermediate Court Of Appeals

UPDATED: In a 17-6 vote, senators rejected Gluck’s appointment even after he asked the governor to withdraw his name Thursday morning.

Senate Committee Rejects Dan Gluck’s Nomination To Appeals Court Screenshot

Senate Committee Rejects Dan Gluck’s Nomination To Appeals Court

UPDATED: Gov. David Ige is standing by his nominee.

Ige’s Appeals Court Nominee Faces Questions Over Experience, Diversity Screenshot

Ige’s Appeals Court Nominee Faces Questions Over Experience, Diversity

State lawmakers will decide later this week on Dan Gluck’s nomination.

Hawaii Governor Considers Vaccine Requirement For State Workers Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Hawaii Governor Considers Vaccine Requirement For State Workers

The governor is also considering mandating vaccinations for workers at correctional facilities, which have seen recent outbreaks in unsanitary conditions.

Ige Appoints Linda Clark To Fill Maui House Seat Courtesy photo/2021

Ige Appoints Linda Clark To Fill Maui House Seat

Clark is a state process server and head of a Maui nonprofit.

House Panel Subpoenas Land Fund, Agriculture Agency Office of the Auditor

House Panel Subpoenas Land Fund, Agriculture Agency

Both agencies were the targets of recent critical examinations by State Auditor Les Kondo.

Maui Commission Announces 5 Finalists For Police Chief Yoohyun Jung/Civil B eat

Maui Commission Announces 5 Finalists For Police Chief

The commission chose the finalists from a list of 17 applicants.

Judge Allows Case Against HPD Officers In Sykap Shooting To Move Forward Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat/2021

Judge Allows Case Against HPD Officers In Sykap Shooting To Move Forward

Attorneys for the three officers argued that the case should be dismissed because a grand jury declined to indict them.