- Special Projects
With laughter, song and tears, six people shared their experiences with the Hawaii prison system at a recent Civil Beat Storytellers event. Watch their videos below.
A Native Hawaiian cultural practitioner is suing Hilo Medical Center, where he says a technician removed his sacred necklace that had been in his family for generations.
Prosecutors haven’t decided if they will recharge a man who shot through his front door as another man pounded on it, mistaking it for his own home two doors down.
Criminal charges were recently dismissed. But a judge will decide whether prosecutors can still pursue a case that goes to the heart of Hawaii’s self-defense laws.
The project will include interviews with roughly 400 key figures from Barack and Michelle Obama’s lives in Hawaii, Chicago and the White House.
One of the critically rare native Hawaiian crows appears to be incubating an egg, but first-time parents are not usually successful.
Many common skin care products add to the bombardment of microplastics in the ocean. A new German campaign seeks legislative support to rid them from store shelves.
The project is part of a larger statewide initiative to expand the state health care system to better support people struggling with mental illness, drug addiction or homelessness.
The eight-bedroom Adolescent Treatment and Healing Center in Kapaia was first proposed in 2003.
A new national survey finds that law enforcement agencies nationwide are spending vast amounts of money, time and resources on intervening when people have a mental health crisis.