Civil Beat Editorial Board

Gov And LG Need To Get On The Same Page On Major Public Statements

Gov And LG Need To Get On The Same Page On Major Public Statements

Once again, Hawaii’s governor and lieutenant governor are confusing us all when it comes to what’s happening with the state’s recovery plans and projections.

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: DOE Superintendent Christina Kishimoto Screenshot

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: DOE Superintendent Christina Kishimoto

The leader of the Hawaii Department of Education talks about how schools are weathering COVID-19, bills at the Legislature and the struggle to innovate.

A Lottery Would Be A Winning Ticket For Education In Hawaii

A Lottery Would Be A Winning Ticket For Education In Hawaii

Hawaii is one of only two states with no legal form of gaming. Bills have been introduced and rejected year after year.

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: UH President David Lassner

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: UH President David Lassner

The leader of the University of Hawaii talks about budget concerns, operating during a pandemic and management of the mauna.

 

An Office Of Public Accountability Is Unnecessary And Unwise Cory Lum/Civil Beat

An Office Of Public Accountability Is Unnecessary And Unwise

Legislation to place five key Hawaii watchdog agencies under one roof is a threat to their independence and our democracy.

Lawmakers Must Fix The Agribusiness Development Corporation Office of the Auditor

Lawmakers Must Fix The Agribusiness Development Corporation

Two new reports reveal that the government agency has failed miserably in its critical mission to diversify ag.

The State Of The State Address That Wasn’t

The State Of The State Address That Wasn’t

Gov. David Ige missed a singular opportunity to offer much-needed leadership to Hawaii.

Dear Mayor-Elect Blangiardi: Please Add Transparency To Your Agenda Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Dear Mayor-Elect Blangiardi: Please Add Transparency To Your Agenda

The media often ran into unnecessary roadblocks from the previous administration. Here’s hoping for a fresh start.