Civil Beat Staff

David Croxford

David Croxford is the Visuals Editor for Honolulu Civil Beat, where he is attempting to archive the complete visual catalog of Civil Beat while engaging as often as possible in capturing the stories that Civil Beat pursues on a daily basis.

Prior to coming to Civil Beat, David was the award-winning Chief Photographer for PacificBasin Communications (AIO Media Group) from 2007 until 2022. His work has appeared in Honolulu Magazine, Hawaii Business Magazine, HAWAII Magazine, Hawaii Home & Remodeling Magazine, Honolulu Family Magazine and the other companies within the AIO brand spectrum, as well as contributing to various advertising campaigns created by the media groups. His photographic client list includes McGraw Hill publishing, Journal Register Publishing and Patuxent Publishing, and a variety of media consortiums.

David’s photographic experience dates back to the early 1980s when he first began working professionally as a photojournalist for several regional newspapers in Oregon. He later moved to the East Coast where he worked with major publishing groups in a freelance capacity.

David also has a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering and has studied pastoral theology for a Master of Divinity program at George Fox Seminary in Portland, Oregon.

Favorite subjects you ask? Big Wave surfing, any kind of aircraft from early biplanes to Mach 3 jets and the Moon in any phase!

Shootz! Moments In Time From The Past Week Kevin Fujii/Civil Beat/2023

Shootz! Moments In Time From The Past Week

Civil Beat photographers document the week's news in our regular photo feature.

Shootz! A Collection Of Civil Beat Photos From The Past Week David Croxford/Civil Beat/2023

Shootz! A Collection Of Civil Beat Photos From The Past Week

From the State Capitol to Maui, Civil Beat photographers documented the week's news in a variety of images.