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Denby Fawcett

Denby Fawcett: Honolulu Diocese Should Identify All Credibly Accused Priests Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Denby Fawcett: Honolulu Diocese Should Identify All Credibly Accused Priests

It’s already happening elsewhere around the country, sometimes voluntarily. The Catholic Church in the islands should follow suit.

Denby Fawcett: Council Member Wants Audit of Hawaiian Humane Society Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Denby Fawcett: Council Member Wants Audit of Hawaiian Humane Society

Ann Kobayashi said she was stunned by how many key employees had left the Humane Society under its current CEO.

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

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

Visitors love Honolulu’s iconic state monument  — perhaps too much. Now there are plans to move pedestrian traffic to a different tunnel and possibly restrict vehicle access.

Group Calls For Ouster Of Humane Society CEO Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Group Calls For Ouster Of Humane Society CEO

Excessive euthanizations and hostile working conditions are alleged by an organization that includes former and current employees.

Denby Fawcett: Hawaiian Princess Is Very Different Now Than In 2007 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

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

Comparing a new public relations video of the Campbell Estate heiress to an unscripted discussion with her 11 years ago shows she’s not her old sharp self.

Denby Fawcett: Homeless On Wheels In Honolulu Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Denby Fawcett: Homeless On Wheels In Honolulu

People living in vehicles seldom get counted in surveys and are often beyond the reach of service providers. Some don’t even consider themselves homeless.

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

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

Even Campbell’s Soup and tuna companies are having to repackage their products. But in Hawaii canned Spam bucks the trend.

Denby Fawcett: I Like Dogs But Not When They’re In My Face — Or My Food Cory Lum/Civil Beat

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

The Humane Society wants to overturn Hawaii’s prohibition on canines other than service animals in restaurants. Bad idea, says the health department.

Denby Fawcett:  MADD’s New Target Is Drugged Driving Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Denby Fawcett: MADD’s New Target Is Drugged Driving

Headway has been made in the effort to reduce drunken driving, but a new and more difficult challenge has emerged for safety advocates.