Civil Beat Staff

Christina Jedra

Lt. Gov. Josh Green To Caldwell: Let Families Go To The Beach Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lt. Gov. Josh Green To Caldwell: Let Families Go To The Beach

The lieutenant governor is voicing the same concerns many families on Oahu have expressed.

Ikaika Anderson Resigns From Honolulu City Council Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ikaika Anderson Resigns From Honolulu City Council

The council chair cited family reasons for his decision to step down, effective Sept. 23, just a few months before his final term ends.

Oahu Parks, Beaches To Reopen – But Only For Solo Activity Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Oahu Parks, Beaches To Reopen – But Only For Solo Activity

Parents are not allowed to bring their kids to the beach, the mayor said.

Campaign Spending Commission Investigating Anti-Amemiya PAC Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Campaign Spending Commission Investigating Anti-Amemiya PAC

People who donated to the PAC are not among Hawaii’s typical political contributors.

Honolulu Prosecutor Back On Job Amid Ongoing Investigation Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney's Office

Honolulu Prosecutor Back On Job Amid Ongoing Investigation

Chasid Sapolu remains a “subject” in the federal investigation into public corruption.

Kym Pine Endorses Keith Amemiya For Mayor Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Kym Pine Endorses Keith Amemiya For Mayor

The endorsement follows Colleen Hanabusa’s announcement of support for Rick Blangiardi.

Hawaii Health Inspector Fined $25,000 For Ethics Violation Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Health Inspector Fined $25,000 For Ethics Violation

A state worker admitted to mixing government work with his second job, the Hawaii State Ethics Commission said.

Payments From Honolulu’s $25 Million Hardship Fund Are Mired In Red Tape Courtesy: City and County of Honolulu

Payments From Honolulu’s $25 Million Hardship Fund Are Mired In Red Tape

Less than 10% of the money has been handed out in the past three months due to onerous application requirements and concerns about fraud.

Honolulu Is Taking Contact Tracing Into Its Own Hands Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Is Taking Contact Tracing Into Its Own Hands

Mayor Kirk Caldwell says he doesn’t want to wait any longer for the state to hire more contact tracers.