Civil Beat Staff

Christina Jedra

Honolulu Council Can Meet By Video, But Not The Public

Honolulu Council Can Meet By Video, But Not The Public

Council members can video conference in. Citizens have to put comments in writing or show up in person.

Some Hawaii Businesses Including Malls Will Reopen By Thursday Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Some Hawaii Businesses Including Malls Will Reopen By Thursday

UPDATED: Gov. David Ige said Tuesday he is asking businesses to maintain safety for customers and employees.

A Prominent Developer Was Charged With Assault. Then The Case Languished For A Year Cory Lum/Civil Beat

A Prominent Developer Was Charged With Assault. Then The Case Languished For A Year

A politically connected Honolulu real estate mogul didn’t receive a summons until Civil Beat started asking questions.

Lawyers Demand Hawaii Island Stop Homeless Sweeps Christina Jedra/Civil Beat

Lawyers Demand Hawaii Island Stop Homeless Sweeps

Civil Rights attorneys argue the sweeps are bad for public health and violate peoples’ rights.

Hawaii’s Media Is Surviving On Federal Assistance And Community Support Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii’s Media Is Surviving On Federal Assistance And Community Support

News outlets, struggling before the pandemic, are dealing with huge ad revenue losses and some are slashing workers’ hours.

Honolulu Official On Leave After Sex Abuse Accusations In Lawsuit Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Official On Leave After Sex Abuse Accusations In Lawsuit

A Kamehameha graduate says Guy Kaulukukui groomed her into having sexual relations while he was her teacher.

Some Oahu Businesses Will Reopen Thursday With Restrictions Claire Caulfield/Civil Beat

Some Oahu Businesses Will Reopen Thursday With Restrictions

Pet grooming services and music lessons can resume at home, with limitations.

COVID-19 Monitoring Could Turn Hawaii Into A Tourist ‘Prison Camp,’ Critics Say Alcohol Monitoring Systems Inc.

COVID-19 Monitoring Could Turn Hawaii Into A Tourist ‘Prison Camp,’ Critics Say

Among the possibilities state Attorney General Clare Connors has floated for monitoring tourists in quarantine are ankle bracelets and GPS monitoring.

Caldwell Wants To Loosen Some Business Restrictions By May 1 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Caldwell Wants To Loosen Some Business Restrictions By May 1

The mayor said he needs to get the governor’s permission.