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Caleb Hartsfield

The Long Vacation: Not Home For The Holidays

The Long Vacation: Not Home For The Holidays

Hawaii seems especially far away this time of year for Civil Beat’s intern currently living in Southern California.

The Long Vacation: Mainland Poke

The Long Vacation: Mainland Poke

It’s possible to make yourself a proper bowl if you can overcome the poke language barrier, avoid the giant rolls and resist most of the toppings.

The Long Vacation: Was It Worth It To Leave Hawaii?

The Long Vacation: Was It Worth It To Leave Hawaii?

Roads that never seem to end. Masses of unfamiliar faces. The opportunity to experience Southern California comes at a cost.

The Long Vacation: This Reality Was Not What I Expected

The Long Vacation: This Reality Was Not What I Expected

Our transplanted cartoonist suffers sticker shock, California style, as he settles into his new home.

The Long Vacation: Being Smart About Hawaii’s Simple Pleasures

The Long Vacation: Being Smart About Hawaii’s Simple Pleasures

It took moving to California to realize the islands need to be more like the showroom of an Ikea furniture store.

The Long Vacation: Life On The Clean Streets Of LA

The Long Vacation: Life On The Clean Streets Of LA

Other than a parking ticket, our transplanted intern reports smooth sailing on fresh-washed roadways in his latest dispatch from Southern California.

The Long Vacation: Leaving On A Jet Plane

The Long Vacation: Leaving On A Jet Plane

Our intrepid cartoonist finds his footing on the mainland in (yikes) Los Angeles.

More Alternative Uses for the Honolulu Rail Line

More Alternative Uses for the Honolulu Rail Line

Readers offer their own visions for how we might best use the 20-mile line.

When The Sit-Lie Ban Isn’t Enough

When The Sit-Lie Ban Isn’t Enough

The law already prevents homeless people from getting too comfortable on Waikiki’s sidewalks. But what about those inviting grassy areas?