Civil Beat Staff

Chad Blair

Bill: No Tour Vehicle Or Aircraft Operations On Sundays Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Bill: No Tour Vehicle Or Aircraft Operations On Sundays

The legislation is proposed in response to overtourism in Hawaii.

Visitor Arrivals In Hawaii Topped 10.4 Million In 2019 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Visitor Arrivals In Hawaii Topped 10.4 Million In 2019

They also spent $17.75 billion, a 1.4% increase from the year before.

$7.8M Purchase Of Moiliili Lots Approved For DHHL

$7.8M Purchase Of Moiliili Lots Approved For DHHL

The department plans to rehabilitate buildings for affordable rentals to applicants on its wait list.

Bill: Let’s Study The Benefits Of Magic Mushrooms Flickr: Ivan Turkouski

Bill: Let’s Study The Benefits Of Magic Mushrooms

A temporary Medicinal Psilocybin Working Group would be established to make recommendations to the Hawaii Legislature.

Bill: Don’t Let State Workers Access Online Porn Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Bill: Don’t Let State Workers Access Online Porn

Government facilities that provide free WiFi would also require blocking filters.

Are You Local? What These Hawaii Scholars Have To Say Might Surprise You

Are You Local? What These Hawaii Scholars Have To Say Might Surprise You

Local identity originated with a famous murder in the early 1930s. Today, it can unite us as a society but all too often divides us.

Medical Examiner IDs Diamond Head Incident Victim Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Medical Examiner IDs Diamond Head Incident Victim

A second set of remains has also been identified but awaits family notification before being made public.

127 Homeless People Died On Oahu Last Year, Up From 2018 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

127 Homeless People Died On Oahu Last Year, Up From 2018

The figure is also a 46% increase from just two years ago.

TSA: More Guns Being Brought To Airport Checkpoints TSA

TSA: More Guns Being Brought To Airport Checkpoints

Last year set a record with 4,432 firearms discovered in carry-on bags or on passengers.