Civil Beat Editorial Board

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: Hawaii Chief Justice Mark Recktenwald Screenshot/2021

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: Hawaii Chief Justice Mark Recktenwald

The chief justice talks about adapting to Covid, case backlogs, judicial vacancies, diversity on the bench and budget priorities.

 

Legislature 2022: Hawaii Needs An Official Voters’ Information Pamphlet Screenshot

Legislature 2022: Hawaii Needs An Official Voters’ Information Pamphlet

The guides make for better voters, level the candidate playing field and improve the democratic process.

How To Get The People Of Honolulu Involved In Finding A New Police Chief Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

How To Get The People Of Honolulu Involved In Finding A New Police Chief

Greater community engagement would send a strong message to job candidates and influence for the better the Honolulu Police Commission’s ongoing search.

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: Honolulu Parks Director Laura Thielen Screenshot

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: Honolulu Parks Director Laura Thielen

The former state senator and land board chair, along with her deputy, share goals for Honolulu’s Department of Parks and Recreation.

Free The Covid Cluster Data. Tell Us Where Outbreaks Are Occurring Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Free The Covid Cluster Data. Tell Us Where Outbreaks Are Occurring

Hawaii officials’ refusal to be more open with public health data is unnecessarily putting people at risk of getting sick.

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: UH Astronomy’s Greg Chun And Doug Simons Screenshot

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: UH Astronomy’s Greg Chun And Doug Simons

The university officials talk about the proposed master plan for Mauna Kea, the Thirty Meter Telescope and Hawaiian culture.

Ranked Choice Voting Will Improve Hawaii’s Elections Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Ranked Choice Voting Will Improve Hawaii’s Elections

The process allows candidates favored most by a majority of voters to win political races. The Legislature should move forward with one of the bills it allowed to languish last session.

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: City Council Leaders Tommy Waters And Esther Kiaʻāina Screenshot

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: City Council Leaders Tommy Waters And Esther Kiaʻāina

The chair and vice chair stress due diligence, listening and collaboration to address Honolulu’s myriad challenges.

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: Tourism Executive Mufi Hannemann Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: Tourism Executive Mufi Hannemann

The former Honolulu mayor who now leads the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association opines on the state of the state’s top industry today.