Civil Beat Staff

Christina Jedra

Civil Beat Law Center Sues Prosecutor For Release Of Sykap Shooting Video Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Civil Beat Law Center Sues Prosecutor For Release Of Sykap Shooting Video

The complaint accuses the city prosecutor of violating the state’s open records law.

Honolulu Police: Plainclothes Officer Shot Man Who Brandished A Gun Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Honolulu Police: Plainclothes Officer Shot Man Who Brandished A Gun

The man, in critical condition, is the third person shot by Honolulu police so far this year.

Honolulu Police Don’t Always Turn On Their Body Cams. That Needs To Change, Commissioners Say Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Police Don’t Always Turn On Their Body Cams. That Needs To Change, Commissioners Say

Officers in dicey situations may be incentivized to keep their cameras off. There are growing calls for police to make sure that doesn’t happen.

Sykap Family Sues Honolulu Police, Alleging Wrongful Death Of Teen Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Sykap Family Sues Honolulu Police, Alleging Wrongful Death Of Teen

The lawsuit says the fatal shooting violates HPD’s use of force policy.

ACLU Accuses HPD Officer Of Bias In Favor Of Business Partner Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

ACLU Accuses HPD Officer Of Bias In Favor Of Business Partner

The ACLU wants HPD to develop a policy prohibiting conflicts of interest in policing.

Spectators Can Return To Honolulu Sporting Events, Mayor Says Courtesy: McKinley High School

Spectators Can Return To Honolulu Sporting Events, Mayor Says

The gatherings are limited to 10 people, the mayor’s office said.

Blangiardi Offering $10 Million In Incentives To Affordable Housing Developers Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Blangiardi Offering $10 Million In Incentives To Affordable Housing Developers

The Honolulu mayor hopes the incentives spur private development of affordable homes.

Oahu To Keep Current Pandemic Restrictions For At Least Four More Weeks Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Oahu To Keep Current Pandemic Restrictions For At Least Four More Weeks

The state and county will be working together to figure out how to incorporate vaccination counts into the tier system, Blangiardi’s office said.