Civil Beat Staff

Chad Blair

Maria Ressa To Speak On ‘Press Freedom Under Fire’ EWC

Maria Ressa To Speak On ‘Press Freedom Under Fire’

The well-known Philippines journalist headlines an EWC online forum Tuesday.

Esser Prioritizes ‘Racial Injustice’ Fight In First TV Spot

Esser Prioritizes ‘Racial Injustice’ Fight In First TV Spot

The progressive-minded candidate for Honolulu prosecutor seeks to set herself apart from the field.

Ige Appoints Bennette Misalucha To State Senate

Ige Appoints Bennette Misalucha To State Senate

The former lobbyist replaces Breene Harimoto, who died last month.

Report: Nuclear Waste Dome Not In Immediate Danger U.S. Department of Energy

Report: Nuclear Waste Dome Not In Immediate Danger

But Marshall Islands leaders still have doubts about the safety of the Runit Dome.

Hawaii Legislature Removes Police Exemption For Misconduct Cases Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Legislature Removes Police Exemption For Misconduct Cases

The bill now goes to Gov. David Ige who can approve it, veto it or let it become law without his signature.

GOP House Candidate Arrested For Quarantine Violation

GOP House Candidate Arrested For Quarantine Violation

Officials say Kilomana Danner refused to complete mandatory travel forms.

New TV Spots Promote Keith Amemiya’s Democratic Roots

New TV Spots Promote Keith Amemiya’s Democratic Roots

The first-time candidate in the nonpartisan race for Honolulu mayor is also advertising heavily.

Lawmakers Want To Keep Foreign Interference Out Of Elections Flickr: Carmen Rodriguez

Lawmakers Want To Keep Foreign Interference Out Of Elections

A bill advancing at the Hawaii Legislature would prohibit outside corporations and others from contributing to local races.