Civil Beat Editorial Board

Ige, Lawmakers Need To Quit Stalling When It Comes To Police And Prison Reforms Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige, Lawmakers Need To Quit Stalling When It Comes To Police And Prison Reforms

Gov. David Ige has not allowed two oversight boards to use monies approved by the Legislature. A third police reform board is being allowed to languish.

A Community Garden Is A Must-Have For West Oahu Courtesy: City and County of Honolulu

A Community Garden Is A Must-Have For West Oahu

The City and County of Honolulu has 10 such plots but none in one of the most deserving areas on our crowded island.

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: The ACLU Of Hawaii Screenshot

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: The ACLU Of Hawaii

Reimagining the role of policing, decriminalizing poverty and continuing smart justice work are areas of focus for the ACLU of Hawaii.

Lift Interisland Travel Restrictions Now Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lift Interisland Travel Restrictions Now

It’s essential to helping Hawaii’s economy grow at a critical turning point in the pandemic.

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: UH Economists Carl Bonham And Sumner La Croix Screenshot

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: UH Economists Carl Bonham And Sumner La Croix

The UHERO executive director and research fellow assess the state of the economy, the vaccination rollout and more nearly one year after COVID-19.

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.