Denby Fawcett

Denby Fawcett is a longtime Hawaii television and newspaper journalist, who grew up in Honolulu. Her book, Secrets of Diamond Head: A History and Trail Guide is available on Amazon. Opinions are the author's own and do not necessarily reflect Civil Beat's views.

April 2021

Tuesday, April 20

Denby Fawcett: Frustrated Businesses Say It’s Time For Action In Chinatown

Tuesday, April 13

Denby Fawcett: Honolulu Is Seeking A New Way To Address The Growing Homeless Problem

Tuesday, April 6

Denby Fawcett: Hawaii Wants To Dismantle Breakwater At Popular Swimming Hole

March 2021

Tuesday, March 30

Denby Fawcett: A Vaccination Passport Would Mean Freedom, Not Oppression

Tuesday, March 23

Denby Fawcett: It’s Ridiculous To Hide Public Information From The Public

Tuesday, March 16

Denby Fawcett: The Passing Of A Treasured Scholar

Tuesday, March 9

Denby Fawcett: Lingering Symptoms Compound The Tragedy Of COVID-19

Tuesday, March 2

Denby Fawcett: Hawaii’s Unemployed Need Easier Ways To Resolve Problems

February 2021

Tuesday, February 23

Denby Fawcett: Giving It Up For Lent May Be Too Much To Ask During A Pandemic

Tuesday, February 16

Denby Fawcett: Confusion Surrounds COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation

Tuesday, February 9

Denby Fawcett: Bishop Museum Acknowledges Links To Past Racist Research

Friday, February 5

Denby Fawcett: A Mom’s Effort For A Safer Neighborhood Draws Fire

Tuesday, February 2

Denby Fawcett: Hopefully Fame Hasn’t Come Too Soon For This Young Poet

January 2021

Tuesday, January 26

Denby Fawcett: COVID-19 Vaccine Offers Hope But It’s Not A Panacea

Tuesday, January 19

Denby Fawcett: Some Want Permanent Security Barriers At Capitol, But At What Cost?

Tuesday, January 12

Denby Fawcett: It’s Finally Time To Evict Donald Trump From Our Brains — And From Office

December 2020

Tuesday, December 29

Denby Fawcett: A Moment Of Wonder In An Otherwise Unsettling Year

Tuesday, December 22

Denby Fawcett: Diamond Head Is A Tourist Trap. It’s Time To Change That

Tuesday, December 15

Denby Fawcett: Show More Aloha, Biki — Bike Program Should Share The Wealth

Tuesday, December 8

Denby Fawcett: These Native Hawaiian Plants Are Dying — Here’s Why We Should Care

Tuesday, December 1

Denby Fawcett: Parents Fear This Hawaii School Is Bringing Kids Back To Classroom Too Soon

November 2020

Wednesday, November 25

Denby Fawcett: Americans Are Getting Creative To Celebrate Thanksgiving Safely

Tuesday, November 24

Denby Fawcett: The Hibiscus Drive Neighborhood Is Slowly Coming Back To Life

Tuesday, November 17

Denby Fawcett: It’s A Bad Idea For Honolulu’s Next Mayor To End Homeless Sweeps

Tuesday, November 10

Denby Fawcett: This Diamond Head Mom Found An Unusual Way To Fight City Hall

Tuesday, November 3

Denby Fawcett: Here’s Why Shaming People Won’t Fix Hawaii’s Mask Problem

October 2020

Friday, October 30

Denby Fawcett: Adults Hijacked Halloween Decades Ago. This Year The Kids Will Get It Back

Tuesday, October 27

Denby Fawcett: McKinley Students Still Unable To Play Football On New $5M Field

Tuesday, October 20

Denby Fawcett: Hawaii Tourism Needs To Become Smarter

Tuesday, October 13

Denby Fawcett: The Joy Of Voting For A Trump-Free Future

Tuesday, October 6

Denby Fawcett: Can Shave Ice And Surfboards Help Keep Young People Safe?

September 2020

Tuesday, September 29

Denby Fawcett: 3 Nurses Describe What It’s Like To Care For COVID-19 Patients

Tuesday, September 22

Denby Fawcett: When And How Does The Pandemic End?

Tuesday, September 15

Denby Fawcett: Relieve The Pandemic Blues By Counting Pacific Plovers

Tuesday, September 8

Denby Fawcett: 3 Survivors Talk About How They Fought COVID-19

Tuesday, September 1

Denby Fawcett: The State’s Stranglehold On Important Data During the Pandemic is Unforgivable

August 2020

Tuesday, August 25

Denby Fawcett: The Faces Of Hawaii’s COVID-19 Dead

Monday, August 10

Denby Fawcett: Iolani Palace Is Getting Rid Of Thousands Of Bees

Tuesday, August 4

Denby Fawcett: Why Are People Trashing State Parks?

July 2020

Tuesday, July 28

Denby Fawcett: Her Son Survived COVID-19. His Struggles Are Far From Over

Friday, July 24

Denby Fawcett: MidWeek’s Troubling Pay-To-Play Journalism

Tuesday, July 21

Denby Fawcett: What’s The Pandemic Been Like For You? Historians Want To Know

Thursday, July 16

Denby Fawcett: Tourists Could Soon Have To Pay More To Visit Hawaii Parks

Wednesday, July 15

Denby Fawcett: HPD Deals With Sex Abuse Within Its Own Ranks

Wednesday, July 1

Denby Fawcett: 6 Women Return To Fernhurst Halfway House

June 2020

Tuesday, June 30

Denby Fawcett: Lawmakers Poised To Save A Successful Program For Women Inmates

Tuesday, June 23

Denby Fawcett: Hawaii’s Royal Palace Is In Danger

Tuesday, June 16

Denby Fawcett: Sad To Watch The Turmoil At The Star-Advertiser

Tuesday, June 9

Denby Fawcett: The Shared Trauma Of 1968 And 2020

Tuesday, June 2

Denby Fawcett: Entering A World Of Uncertainty As Hawaii Reopens

May 2020

Tuesday, May 26

Denby Fawcett: I’m Still Too Wary Of COVID-19 To Rush Out To Eat

Tuesday, May 19

Denby Fawcett: Hawaii’s Homeless Have Avoided COVID-19 — So Far

Tuesday, May 12

Denby Fawcett: When Tourism Returns To Hawaii, It Should Be Smarter

Tuesday, May 5

Denby Fawcett: We’re Going To Have To Get Over Our Anger Toward Tourists

April 2020

Tuesday, April 28

Denby Fawcett: The Pandemic Is Transforming Hawaii’s Food Culture

Tuesday, April 21

Denby Fawcett: The Pandemic Has Robbed Us Of Everyday Adventures

Tuesday, April 14

Denby Fawcett: A Community Sounds Out

Tuesday, April 7

Denby Fawcett: When Will This Be Over?

March 2020

Tuesday, March 31

Denby Fawcett: Hawaii Writers Suggest Books Of Solace For Isolated Times

Tuesday, March 24

Denby Fawcett: Even The Duke Was No Match For The Spanish Flu

Tuesday, March 17

Denby Fawcett: Hoarding Or Helping? How Will Hawaii Get Through The Virus Crisis?

Tuesday, March 10

Denby Fawcett: 8 Months To Pave A Parking Lot? Kaimuki Businesses Are Outraged

Tuesday, March 3

Denby Fawcett: Exhibit Challenges The Sense Of What It Is To Be Black In America

February 2020

Tuesday, February 25

Denby Fawcett: Clearing The Homeless Out Of Kuhio Beach Pavilions

Tuesday, February 18

Denby Fawcett: How Marketeers Turned The Diamond Head Shoreline Into The Gold Coast

Tuesday, February 11

Denby Fawcett: City Removes 2nd Fence From Diamond Head Seawall

Tuesday, February 4

Denby Fawcett: Can A White Person Ever Be ‘Local’ In Hawaii?

January 2020

Tuesday, January 28

Denby Fawcett: Diamond Head Girls School Offers Comfort To First Responders, Neighbors

Thursday, January 23

Denby Fawcett: It Was Lois Cain’s Stubborn Loyalty That Likely Got Her Killed

Tuesday, January 21

Denby Fawcett: Winning Political Power The Pelosi Way

Wednesday, January 15

Denby Fawcett: How I Almost Fell For An Internet Scam

Thursday, January 9

Denby Fawcett: Fence Blocking Diamond Head Seawall Will Be Removed

Tuesday, January 7

Denby Fawcett: My Bittersweet Return To Vietnam

Thursday, January 2

Denby Fawcett: City Blocks Public Access Along Diamond Head Seawall

November 2019

Tuesday, November 26

Denby Fawcett: Rescuing A 12th Century Heiau From A Garbage Dump

Wednesday, November 20

Denby Fawcett: He Has Taught Us Invaluable Lessons In Homelessness 101

Wednesday, November 13

Denby Fawcett: 50 Years As A Honolulu Sleuth

Tuesday, November 5

Denby Fawcett: Women Make Great Cops. Now HPD Wants More

October 2019

Tuesday, October 29

Denby Fawcett: Understanding What Drives Tulsi Gabbard Is A Futile Task

Tuesday, October 22

Denby Fawcett: Stress Eating In the Time Of Trump

Tuesday, October 15

Denby Fawcett: Ala Moana Playground Backers Are Not Just ‘A Group Of Mothers’

Tuesday, October 8

Denby Fawcett: A New Look At Menehune As Master Builders Not Cartoons

Tuesday, October 1

Denby Fawcett: Moving The Homeless Away From Diamond Head Cliffs

September 2019

Tuesday, September 24

Denby Fawcett: Moving Forward As The Debate Over TMT Continues

Tuesday, September 17

Denby Fawcett: Diamond Head’s Lookout Is Falling Apart And There’s Little Money To Fix It

June 2019

Tuesday, June 25

Denby Fawcett: Ala Moana Not The Best Place For A ‘World-Class’ Playground

Tuesday, June 18

Denby Fawcett: The Kealohas’ Trial Strategy — Dressing For Success In The Courtroom

Tuesday, June 4

Denby Fawcett: Getting Lost In The Woods Can Happen To Anyone

May 2019

Tuesday, May 21

Denby Fawcett: Mailbox Crime Didn’t Begin With The Kealoha Case

Tuesday, May 14

Denby Fawcett: Yellow Bowls And The Ugly Wartime History They Symbolize

Tuesday, May 7

Denby Fawcett: Kakaako Homeless Population Grows While City And State Dither Over Land Transfer

April 2019

Tuesday, April 23

Denby Fawcett: Tulsi Gabbard Isn’t The First Hawaii Resident To Run For President

Tuesday, April 16

Denby Fawcett: Why Hawaii Has Many Opioid Users But Few Overdose Deaths

Tuesday, April 9

Denby Fawcett: Fighting Back Against Robocalls And Other Phone Scams

Tuesday, April 2

Denby Fawcett: Feeding The Homeless When The City Says Not To

March 2019

Friday, March 29

Denby Fawcett: This Trevor Ozawa Campaign Call Is Actually A Blast From The Past

Tuesday, March 26

Denby Fawcett: Don’t Destroy State Capitol’s Openness With Security Barriers

Monday, March 25

Embattled Hawaiian Humane Society CEO Resigns

Tuesday, March 19

Denby Fawcett: The Enduring Appeal Of Hippies

Tuesday, March 12

Denby Fawcett: Honolulu Diocese Should Identify All Credibly Accused Priests

Thursday, March 7

Denby Fawcett: Council Member Wants Audit of Hawaiian Humane Society

February 2019

Thursday, February 21

Denby Fawcett: A Death Trap At The Entrance To Diamond Head

Wednesday, February 13

Group Calls For Ouster Of Humane Society CEO

Tuesday, February 12

Denby Fawcett: Hawaiian Princess Is Very Different Now Than In 2007

January 2019

Tuesday, January 29

Denby Fawcett: Homeless On Wheels In Honolulu

Wednesday, January 23

Denby Fawcett: Canned Food Is So ’50s But Spam Will Live Forever

Tuesday, January 15

Denby Fawcett: I Like Dogs But Not When They’re In My Face — Or My Food

Tuesday, January 8

Denby Fawcett: MADD’s New Target Is Drugged Driving

December 2018

Tuesday, December 11

Denby Fawcett: Holiday Gifts That Can Actually Improve Lives

Tuesday, December 4

Denby Fawcett: Be Proud Of All Your Unread Books

November 2018

Friday, November 30

Pali Lanes Bowling Alley Declared A Historic Place

Wednesday, November 14

Denby Fawcett: What Happened To This Honolulu Architect Is Still A Mystery

October 2018

Wednesday, October 24

Denby Fawcett: What Caused This North Shore Cliff To Collapse?

Tuesday, October 16

Denby Fawcett: Men Can Swear Out Loud, Why Can’t Mazie Hirono?

Tuesday, October 9

Denby Fawcett: Taking The #MeToo Movement To The Next Level

Tuesday, October 2

Denby Fawcett: Time To Cut Honolulu’s Monster Houses Down To Size

September 2018

Tuesday, September 25

Denby Fawcett: Was Hawaii’s Last King A Branding Genius?

August 2018

Tuesday, August 21

Denby Fawcett: How This Political Rookie, 72, Pulled Off A Big Senate Upset

Tuesday, August 14

Denby Fawcett: Has Carpenters Union Lost Some Of Its Political Muscle?

July 2018

Monday, July 16

Denby Fawcett: Survivors Of Childhood Abuse Urge Others To Seek Justice

June 2018

Tuesday, June 26

Denby Fawcett: Race Still Matters In Hawaii Politics

Friday, June 22

Denby Fawcett: ‘Slap On The Wrist’ For The Diamond Head Hawker

Tuesday, June 12

Denby Fawcett: Hawaii Politics Has Never Been For The Faint-Hearted

May 2018

Tuesday, May 29

Denby Fawcett: Politically Correct Terms for Race Are Racist Themselves

Tuesday, May 22

Denby Fawcett: This Psychiatrist Takes His Practice To The Streets

Tuesday, May 1

Denby Fawcett: Homeless Sweeps Have Become ‘Free Maid Service’

April 2018

Tuesday, April 17

Denby Fawcett: Bowling Alley Supporters Fight For ‘Soul Of Kailua’

March 2018

Tuesday, March 27

Denby Fawcett: These Honolulu Women Are Headed For The Record Books

Tuesday, March 13

Denby Fawcett: John Radcliffe’s Last Fight Is For His Own Right To Die

February 2018

Tuesday, February 20

Denby Fawcett: This Flight Attendant Has Seen It All In 50 Years

Tuesday, February 13

Denby Fawcett: Lawyer’s Advice Is Don’t Touch Anyone At Work — Period

Saturday, February 3

Denby Fawcett: When Does Hawaii’s Famous ‘Aloha Kiss’ Become Sexual Harassment?

January 2018

Tuesday, January 30

Denby Fawcett: Can Anyone Resuscitate The Hawaii GOP?

Wednesday, January 17

Denby Fawcett: Pity Hawaii’s False Alarm ‘Button Pusher’

Tuesday, January 16

Denby Fawcett: Saving Manoa’s Monkeypods

Tuesday, January 9

Denby Fawcett: Online Anti-Crime Group Wants To Be A Political Force

December 2017

Tuesday, December 12

Denby Fawcett: Sweeping The Boat People Of Ala Wai Harbor

Tuesday, December 5

Denby Fawcett: What Caused The Wave Of Sexual Harassment Accusations?

November 2017

Tuesday, November 28

Denby Fawcett: Would Dan Inouye Have Survived 1992 Sex Allegations Today?

Tuesday, November 21

Denby Fawcett: Here’s One Recipe For A Guilt-Free Thanksgiving Dinner

Tuesday, November 14

Denby Fawcett: 5 Ways You’re Not Helping The Homeless

October 2017

Tuesday, October 24

Denby Fawcett: How Domestic Violence Can Lead To Homelessness

Tuesday, October 17

Denby Fawcett: Why Spam Is Now Under Lock-And-Key At Oahu Stores

Tuesday, October 10

Denby Fawcett: Give Us Back Our Parks

Tuesday, October 3

Denby Fawcett: Illegal Park Vendors Are Staying Away — For Now

September 2017

Tuesday, September 26

Denby Fawcett: ‘Hero To Animals’ Defended Them To The End

Tuesday, September 19

Homeless Swept From Perches Atop Diamond Head Cliffs

Denby Fawcett: 5 Ways Hawaii Condo Dwellers Can Protect Themselves

Tuesday, September 12

Denby Fawcett: Big Questions Still Smolder Two Months After Marco Polo Fire

Tuesday, September 5

Denby Fawcett: Farmers’ Market Bathroom Shortage Has People Squirming

August 2017

Tuesday, August 29

Denby Fawcett: Demilitarizing Diamond Head

Tuesday, August 1

Denby Fawcett: How A Diamond Head Pitchman Eludes A Crackdown

July 2017

Tuesday, July 25

Denby Fawcett: There Just Aren’t Enough Workers To Go Around In Hawaii

Tuesday, July 18

Denby Fawcett: Why A Teetotaler President Has Us Talking About Booze

Thursday, July 6

Man Gets 45 Days For Albatross Killings: ‘I’m Disgusted With My Behavior’

Wednesday, July 5

Denby Fawcett: Prosecutor Says Killing Albatrosses Should Mean Prison Time

June 2017

Tuesday, June 27

Denby Fawcett: Vietnam Exhibit Shows How War Coverage Has Changed

Tuesday, June 20

Denby Fawcett: Hawaii Pushes For More Tourists At All Costs

Tuesday, June 13

Denby Fawcett: Church Can’t Seem To Stop Using Name Of Pedophile Priest

Tuesday, June 6

Denby Fawcett: Hawaii Fails To Protect Its Royal Residence

May 2017

Tuesday, May 30

Denby Fawcett: How A Booze Threat Ended Country Club Discrimination

Tuesday, May 23

Denby Fawcett: Pushing For Tough Penalty In Albatross Killings

Tuesday, May 16

Denby Fawcett: ‘The Reports Of My Death Are Greatly Exaggerated’

Tuesday, May 9

Denby Fawcett: Hawaii’s History Of Racial Discrimination

Tuesday, May 2

Denby Fawcett: Don’t Allow Sponsor Signs At City Facilities

April 2017

Friday, April 28

Denby Fawcett: Restoring Oahu’s Nearly Vanished Native Forests

Tuesday, April 18

Denby Fawcett: How Hawaii’s Lei Sellers Helped The War Effort

Tuesday, April 11

Denby Fawcett: Eye In The Sky Tracks Diamond Head Homeless Encampments

Tuesday, April 4

Denby Fawcett: Media Training For Honolulu Cops A Waste of Money

March 2017

Tuesday, March 28

Denby Fawcett: Unfair Penalty For Some DUI Offenders?

Wednesday, March 22

Denby Fawcett: State Sweeps Diamond Head Homeless

Denby Fawcett: The Disappointing Prosecution Of The Albatross Killers

Monday, March 20

Denby Fawcett: Emotional Support Chickens Are Ruffling Feathers

Tuesday, March 14

Denby Fawcett: Park Bench Donations Are Surprisingly Controversial

Tuesday, March 7

Denby Fawcett: How Many Tourists Can Hawaii Handle?

February 2017

Tuesday, February 28

Denby Fawcett: Don’t Give Up On Resisting Trump

Tuesday, February 21

Denby Fawcett: Protect Albatrosses Like We Protect Dogs And Cats

Tuesday, February 14

Denby Fawcett: The Donald Trump Diet Is One Way Of Coping

Tuesday, February 7

Denby Fawcett: City Cracks Down On Illegal Park Vendors

January 2017

Tuesday, January 31

Documents Reveal New Details In Albatross Massacre

Denby Fawcett: Getting The Chronic Homeless Into Housing

Monday, January 30

Denby Fawcett: Homeless Keep Coming Back To Diamond Head

Wednesday, January 25

Denby Fawcett: I Helped Count The Homeless In Honolulu

Tuesday, January 17

Denby Fawcett: Waimanalo Seeks Relief From Tour Bus Invasions

Wednesday, January 11

Caldwell: There’s Likely No Deal Yet On Police Chief’s Departure

Tuesday, January 10

Denby Fawcett: What Women Fear Losing In A Trump Presidency

Tuesday, January 3

Denby Fawcett: Hawaii’s Filthy Airport Bathrooms Are Embarrassing

December 2016

Tuesday, December 27

Denby Fawcett: Village Idiot Award Goes To Park Restroom Vandals

Tuesday, December 20

Man Arrested In Slaughter Of Albatrosses At Kaena Point

Denby Fawcett: Diamond Head Slopes Are Absolutely Trashed

Tuesday, December 13

Denby Fawcett: Can State Clear Homeless From Diamond Head?

Tuesday, December 6

Denby Fawcett: Alternative Gifts Include The Birds And The Bees

November 2016

Tuesday, November 29

Denby Fawcett: Neighbors Say No To Doris Duke Swimming Hole Changes

Wednesday, November 23

Denby Fawcett: City Officials Didn’t Tell Voters Zoo Director Had Quit

Monday, November 21

Denby Fawcett: It’s Time To Get Real About The Honolulu Zoo

Tuesday, November 15

Denby Fawcett: We Voted For The Honolulu Zoo, Now We Should Visit

Friday, November 11

Denby Fawcett: Can Trump Settle Down And Learn How To Govern?

Wednesday, November 2

State Says It’s Working To Make Kaena Point Safer For Wildlife

Tuesday, November 1

Denby Fawcett: Why Are Kaena Point Albatross Killers Still Free?

October 2016

Tuesday, October 25

Denby Fawcett: Hawaii State Senate May Soon Be All Democrats

Tuesday, October 18

Denby Fawcett: Why Some Hawaii Women Still Like Donald Trump

Tuesday, October 11

Denby Fawcett: Hawaii Children’s Decaying Teeth Are A Disgrace

Tuesday, October 4

Denby Fawcett: Move Over, Mr. Coffee, The Third Wave Has Arrived

September 2016

Tuesday, September 27

Denby Fawcett: Advice For The Next Mayor On Homelessness

Tuesday, September 20

Denby Fawcett: Food Babe Talk Generates Buzz, But No Food Fight

Tuesday, September 13

Denby Fawcett: City Still Allowing Illegal Vendors At Beach Parks

Tuesday, September 6

Denby Fawcett: New Int’l Market Place Is Good, Bad And Ugly

August 2016

Tuesday, August 30

Denby Fawcett: Breadfruit Can Feed A Hungry World

Tuesday, August 23

Denby Fawcett: When The Law Allows Overbuilding For The Rich

Tuesday, August 16

Denby Fawcett: Super PAC Says It’s Staying Out Of the Mayor’s Race

Tuesday, August 9

Denby Fawcett: The Fine Art Of Flipping The Bird

Tuesday, August 2

Denby Fawcett: Tap The Brakes On Thomas Square Proposal

July 2016

Tuesday, July 26

Denby Fawcett: Rod Tam Crosses The Aisle To Try To Come Back

Thursday, July 21

Denby Fawcett: Our Backyard Mango Trees Are Vanishing

Tuesday, July 19

Denby Fawcett: Virtual Reality Can Make You A Better Person

Tuesday, July 5

Denby Fawcett: In Hawaii, No Talk Stink Means No Talk Trump

June 2016

Tuesday, June 28

Denby Fawcett: A Rare Chance To Explore Chinatown’s Mysterious Lofts

Tuesday, June 21

Denby Fawcett: Sticking Up For GOP Values Or Tearing The Party Apart?

Tuesday, June 14

Denby Fawcett: Hawaii State GOP — The Political Party That Eats Its Young

Tuesday, June 7

Denby Fawcett: Trump’s Achilles’ Heel — He Can’t Take Ridicule

May 2016

Tuesday, May 31

Denby Fawcett: The Monster Houses Among Us

Tuesday, May 24

Denby Fawcett: Visiting Cuba Before It is Bombarded With American Tourists

April 2016

Friday, April 29

Denby Fawcett: Bishop Museum President Blair Collis Steps Down

Tuesday, April 26

Denby Fawcett: The Sad Story Of Child Sex Abuse In Hawaii

Tuesday, April 19

Denby Fawcett: Kakaako Parks Are For All Of Us, Not Just The Homeless

Tuesday, April 12

Denby Fawcett: Will Albatross Killers Be Held Accountable?

Thursday, April 7

Denby Fawcett: Harry Kim, 76, Back In The Race For Big Island Mayor

March 2016

Tuesday, March 29

Denby Fawcett: Lax Enforcement Allows Illegal Peddling At Beach Parks

Friday, March 25

Mayor Says Honolulu Is Especially Prone To Park Vandalism

Tuesday, March 22

Denby Fawcett: Researchers Find Far-Flung Destinations For Plovers

Tuesday, March 15

Denby Fawcett: How Many Sexual Abuse Victims Still Suffer In Silence?

Tuesday, March 8

Denby Fawcett: Abused By Priests As A Child, He’s ‘Finally Been Released’

Tuesday, March 1

Denby Fawcett: Illegal Diamond Head Gates Mysteriously Disappear

February 2016

Tuesday, February 23

Denby Fawcett: 5 Myths About Homelessness in Hawaii

Tuesday, February 16

Denby Fawcett: The Hidden Homeless Of Diamond Head

Tuesday, February 9

Denby Fawcett: After Albatross Slaughter, Can We Protect Our Wildlife?

Thursday, February 4

Vandals Trash Beach Park Restrooms

Tuesday, February 2

Rangers, New LED Lights Planned To Beef Up Ala Moana Beach Park Security

Honolulu Mayor Won’t Rule Out More Private Beach Parties With Alcohol

Denby Fawcett: Learning Life Skills in Honolulu, One Chocolate At A Time

January 2016

Saturday, January 30

NFL’s Private Beach Party Protested

Thursday, January 28

Honolulu Approves NFL Plan For Private Cocktail Party At Queen’s Beach

Thursday, January 21

Denby Fawcett: Who Is Blocking The Shoreline At Diamond Head?

Tuesday, January 19

Denby Fawcett: Plan For An Aging Theater Raises Questions

Tuesday, January 12

Denby Fawcett: Booze At The Beach? Please Learn To Say No, Mr. Mayor

Tuesday, January 5

Denby Fawcett: The Most Infamous Legal Case in Hawaii’s History

December 2015

Thursday, December 31

Denby Fawcett: New Year’s Resolutions That Will Succeed

Tuesday, December 22

Denby Fawcett: Gifts With Meaning, Hawaii-Style

Tuesday, December 15

Denby Fawcett: The Sisters Of Saint Francis Will Not Go Quietly

Tuesday, December 8

Denby Fawcett: Why Criticize A Beachfront Lease That Clearly Works?

Tuesday, December 1

Denby Fawcett: Oldest Female Marathon Runner Dreams The Impossible Dream

November 2015

Tuesday, November 24

Denby Fawcett: All Those Real Estate Signs On The Sidewalk? They’re Illegal

Tuesday, November 17

Denby Fawcett: Gender-Neutral Restrooms Are A Challenge

Tuesday, November 10

Denby Fawcett: Bread Quality Is On The Rise In Hawaii

Tuesday, November 3

Denby Fawcett: ‘Ghost 911 Calls’ Are A Growing Problem

October 2015

Tuesday, October 27

Denby Fawcett: Millionaire’s Gift Will Polish Diamond Head Parks

Tuesday, October 20

Denby Fawcett: It’s an Ambulance. Move Aside!

Tuesday, October 13

Denby Fawcett: Why Hawaii Won’t Take Donald Trump Seriously

Tuesday, October 6

Denby Fawcett: A Local Haole Speaks Out

September 2015

Tuesday, September 29

Denby Fawcett: Give Women Soldiers the Right to Fight

Tuesday, September 22

Denby Fawcett: Can Churches Help Hawaii’s Homeless?

Tuesday, September 15

Denby Fawcett: Walking All the Way Around Oahu

Tuesday, September 8

Denby Fawcett: Starting a Front-Yard Book Exchange in Hawaii

Tuesday, September 1

Denby Fawcett: Is It OK for a Millionaire to Co-opt Land on Diamond Head?

August 2015

Tuesday, August 25

Denby Fawcett: The ‘Vagina Vote’ and Hillary Clinton

Monday, August 17

Voters Choose Reddish Brown for Refurbished Magic Island Pathway

Friday, August 14

Emergency Quarantine Eyed to Save Hawaii’s Ohia Trees From Annihilation

Wednesday, August 12

Denby Fawcett: Bright Blue Path For Magic Island Not a Done Deal

Tuesday, August 11

Denby Fawcett: UH Moves to Ban Sex Between Instructors and their Students

Tuesday, August 4

Denby Fawcett: Singing the Blues About Magic Island Pathway Plan

July 2015

Wednesday, July 15

Denby Fawcett: Saving Ala Moana Beach Park for the People

Tuesday, July 14

Denby Fawcett: Cab Companies Turn to City in Push for Uber, Lyft Regulations

Thursday, July 9

Denby Fawcett: Governor Working With City on New Kakaako Site for Homeless

Tuesday, July 7

Denby Fawcett: HCDA Ready to Weigh in on Kakaako Homeless Encampment

June 2015

Tuesday, June 30

Denby Fawcett: Honolulu Museum of Art Takes a Walk on the Erotic Side

Tuesday, June 23

Denby Fawcett: Fighting Social Media With Social Media

Tuesday, June 16

Denby Fawcett: A Question That Won’t Die — Did the Press Lose the Vietnam War?

Tuesday, June 9

Denby Fawcett: Redemption in Halawa Prison

Tuesday, June 2

Denby Fawcett: ‘Kill Haole Day,’ Situational Racism and Surfing

May 2015

Tuesday, May 26

Denby Fawcett: Do TV Cops Help or Hinder Recruiting Women Officers?

Tuesday, May 19

Denby Fawcett: How Will We Restore Trust in Hawaii’s Police?

Thursday, May 14

Shangri La Harbor May be Dismantled to Save Divers From Themselves

Tuesday, May 12

Denby Fawcett: Getting Defensive With ‘Hawaii Five-0’s’ Alex O’Loughlin

Tuesday, May 5

Denby Fawcett: Thinking Back to Better Days in Nepal

April 2015

Tuesday, April 28

Denby Fawcett: In Praise of Polynesian Tattooing

Tuesday, April 21

Denby Fawcett: Admiral’s Spouse Is the Man of the House

Tuesday, April 14

Denby Fawcett: Doing it Right at Waikiki Elementary School

Tuesday, April 7

Denby Fawcett: 5 Ways Politicians Can Reboot Trust in Government

March 2015

Tuesday, March 31

Denby Fawcett: The Brothels of Chinatown

Tuesday, March 24

Denby Fawcett: Neil Abercrombie — ‘I Am Who I Am’

Tuesday, March 17

Denby Fawcett: Mayor Caldwell, Save Ala Moana Park for the Regular People

Tuesday, March 10

Denby Fawcett: Making It Easier to Build in Rural Oahu

Tuesday, March 3

Denby Fawcett: Stop the Malaekahana Development

February 2015

Tuesday, February 24

Denby Fawcett: New Park Provides a Pathway to Recreation, History

Tuesday, February 17

Denby Fawcett: An Interview With New Public Safety Head Nolan Espinda

Wednesday, February 11

UH Releases Its New Policy on Campus Sexual Violence

Tuesday, February 10

Denby Fawcett: Sex on Campus — When ‘Yes Means Yes’

Tuesday, February 3

Denby Fawcett: The Fine Art of Urban Foraging

January 2015

Tuesday, January 27

Denby Fawcett: Hawaii Lawmakers Intent on Making Police More Accountable

Tuesday, January 20

Denby Fawcett: 2015 Legislature — Time To Stop the Financial Bleeding

Tuesday, January 13

Denby Fawcett: Rail Ends at Ala Moana, But Will Tax Go on Forever?

Tuesday, January 6

Denby Fawcett: Airport Lei Sellers Grapple With Daily Challenges

December 2014

Tuesday, December 30

Denby Fawcett: What to Do About Chinatown’s Stinking Streets

Tuesday, December 23

Denby Fawcett: A Christmastime Visit to a Hotel Once Attacked by Terrorists

Tuesday, December 9

Denby Fawcett: Vacation Rental Scofflaws, Beware

Tuesday, December 2

Denby Fawcett: Why James Pflueger Had To Be Released

November 2014

Friday, November 28

Jailed Oahu Car Dealer Pflueger Released for Medical Reasons

Tuesday, November 25

Denby Fawcett: Hawaii Needs To Stop ‘Scam Artist’ Prison Guards

Tuesday, November 18

Denby Fawcett: Why I Stopped Reading Books

Wednesday, November 12

Denby Fawcett: Voters Didn’t Show Up Because the Election Was Boring

Tuesday, November 4

Denby Fawcett: Who are Undecided Voters, and Will They Actually Vote?

October 2014

Tuesday, October 28

Denby Fawcett: Saving Mature Trees in Kakaako

Tuesday, October 21

Denby Fawcett: Why It’s So Difficult to Prosecute Domestic Abuse in Hawaii

Tuesday, October 14

Denby Fawcett: Saving Tulsi Gabbard

Tuesday, October 7

Denby Fawcett: Unequal Exposure

September 2014

Tuesday, September 30

Denby Fawcett: Digging Up Dirt and Opposition Research 101

Tuesday, September 23

Denby Fawcett: Domestic Violence in Hawaii

Tuesday, September 16

Denby Fawcett: Will Next Governor Protect Park Space in Kakaako?

Tuesday, September 9

Denby Fawcett: What Makes Cam Cavasso Keep Running for U.S. Senate?

Tuesday, September 2

Denby Fawcett: Who the Heck Is David Ige?

August 2014

Tuesday, August 26

Denby Fawcett: For Reporters, Jihadist Wars More Dangerous Than Vietnam

Tuesday, August 19

Denby Fawcett: Hawaii GOP Chairwoman Pat Saiki’s Great Challenge

Tuesday, August 12

Denby Fawcett: A Pidgin Guide to the Fall of Abercrombie

Tuesday, August 5

Denby Fawcett: Pesky Drones Snap Photos on Private Property

July 2014

Tuesday, July 29

Denby Fawcett: Could Duke Aiona Really Be Our Next Governor?

Tuesday, July 22

Denby Fawcett: Church and State Aren’t Supposed to Mix in Hawaii

Monday, July 21

Aerial Banners North Pilot Arrested

Thursday, July 17

Denby Fawcett: Sky Ad Company Has ‘Zero Intention’ of Stopping Flights

Tuesday, July 15

Denby Fawcett: Aerial Ads Unite Oahu Residents in Opposition

Tuesday, July 8

Denby Fawcett: In Defense of Hawaii’s Tap Water — Drink it and Thrive

Tuesday, July 1

Denby Fawcett: Must We Pay Extra to Beat the Crowds?

June 2014

Tuesday, June 24

Denby Fawcett: The State Must Save the Lanikai Pillboxes Trail From Its Popularity

Tuesday, June 17

Denby Fawcett: Death, Hawaii Style — Confusing and Sometimes Costly

Tuesday, June 10

Denby Fawcett: Five Things to Know About Kamehameha the Great

Tuesday, June 3

Denby Fawcett: Mayor’s Proposal to Keep the Homeless Moving

May 2014

Tuesday, May 27

Denby Fawcett: Our Favorite Local Hangouts Are Overrun With Tourists

Saturday, May 17

Denby Fawcett: Governor’s Preschool Effort Struggles to Get off the Ground

Tuesday, May 13

Denby Fawcett: Oahu’s Banyan Trees Are Under Attack, Many Are Dying

Monday, May 5

Denby Fawcett: We Have a Woman Problem When it Comes to the Workplace

April 2014

Wednesday, April 23

Denby Fawcett: Candidate Mark Takai and the Value of Veterans Support

Monday, April 21

Denby Fawcett: A Hula Show Devoted to Early Hawaiians’ Love of News

Sunday, April 13

Denby Fawcett: Reaching Out to Women Voters

Monday, April 7

Denby Fawcett: Preventing Injuries at Doris Duke’s Shangri La Harbor

March 2014

Monday, March 31

Denby Fawcett: Open Space in Kakaako

Monday, March 24

Denby Fawcett: Kapiolani College Farmers Market — A Time of Change

Sunday, March 16

Denby Fawcett: The Sacrifices of Lent

Monday, March 10

Denby Fawcett: School Gardens Where Students Can Grow But Not Eat

Saturday, March 1

Denby Fawcett: The Past and the Future of the Koko Crater Stairs

February 2014

Tuesday, February 25

Denby Fawcett: 13 Security Breaches in 7 years at Unprotected Iolani Palace

Monday, February 17

Denby Fawcett: Bye Bye, Genshiro Kawamoto

Monday, February 10

Denby Fawcett: The Mainland-ization of Hawaii’s Longs Drugstores

Monday, February 3

Denby Fawcett: Where Are the Dancers From the Most Famous Hula Movie?

January 2014

Wednesday, January 15

Denby Fawcett: A Very Exclusive Club Born of Discrimination

Denby Fawcett: Saving a ‘Bad Word’ From Oblivion

Tuesday, January 14

Denby Fawcett: Being an Extra on ‘Hawaii Five-0’

Monday, January 6

Denby Fawcett: a Nanakuli ‘Financial Doctor’ Shares Hard-Earned Wisdom

December 2013

Tuesday, December 31

Remembering My Friend Lowell Kalapa

Monday, December 30

Denby Fawcett: A Presidential Obama Center at Point Panic Is a Bad Idea

Saturday, December 21

Denby Fawcett: Re-Gifting Is the Real Holiday Secret

Monday, December 16

Denby Fawcett: 5 Ways Mufi Could Lose

Monday, December 9

Denby Fawcett: Major Employers Are Cracking Down on Visible Tattoos

Sunday, December 1

Denby Fawcett: Hawaii’s Dubious Food Distinction

November 2013

Monday, November 25

Denby Fawcett: No Spam? A Heart Healthy Diet For Hawaii’s Prisoners

Monday, November 18

Denby Fawcett: Kakaako’s Diminishing Park Space

Monday, November 11

Denby Fawcett: In Praise of Genshiro Kawamoto

October 2013

Thursday, October 31

Memories of the Start of the Struggle for Gay Marriage in Hawaii