Civil Beat Staff

Christina Jedra

Honolulu Mayoral Candidates Tout Experience, Need For Change Screenshot: Zoom, Kokua Council

Honolulu Mayoral Candidates Tout Experience, Need For Change

Candidates outlined their qualifications for succeeding Mayor Kirk Caldwell.

Honolulu Hair Salons, Offices, Gyms Will Reopen In Waves Starting Friday Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Hair Salons, Offices, Gyms Will Reopen In Waves Starting Friday

Small gatherings can resume soon as Mayor Kirk Caldwell called on businesses to protect their customers.

Another Crackdown On Honolulu’s Homeless Has Legal Experts Crying Foul Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Another Crackdown On Honolulu’s Homeless Has Legal Experts Crying Foul

An expanded sit-lie ban won’t get more people into housing, law professors say, especially during the pandemic.

In-Person Religious Services May Resume Saturday Cory Lum/Civil Beat

In-Person Religious Services May Resume Saturday

You can pray together again, but keep a safe distance, the city says.

Honolulu Council Gets Another Open Meetings Violation Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Council Gets Another Open Meetings Violation

Adding items to meeting agendas after the deadline should be done “rarely, if ever,” the state said.

The Pay Keeps Flowing For Accused Honolulu Officials On Leave Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Pay Keeps Flowing For Accused Honolulu Officials On Leave

Accused workers are presumed innocent, but some question whether they should continue to be paid as months turn into years.

The Navy Replaced Its Leaky Fuel Tanks In California. Why Not Oahu?  Chief Petty Officer Yan Kennon, DVIDS

The Navy Replaced Its Leaky Fuel Tanks In California. Why Not Oahu? 

In California and Washington, the Navy said its World War II-era tanks should be retired. But in Hawaii, the Navy says its tanks from the same era are working great. 

Honolulu Expanding Virus Testing With Federal Funds

Honolulu Expanding Virus Testing With Federal Funds

The program is slated to be operational within six weeks.

You Can Sit On Oahu Beaches Again Starting Saturday Cory Lum/Civil Beat

You Can Sit On Oahu Beaches Again Starting Saturday

Beaches will be open again for leisure. Previously, sunbathers risked being ticketed.