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Denby Fawcett

Denby Fawcett: Tourists Could Soon Have To Pay More To Visit Hawaii Parks Courtesy of Ed Yee

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

But residents will be able to enter and park for free under a state plan awaiting final approval.

Denby Fawcett: HPD Deals With Sex Abuse Within Its Own Ranks Cory Lum/Civil Beat

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

Female police officers have filed complaints against their male colleagues for years. But how well department officials handle the problem remains a question.

Denby Fawcett: 6 Women Return To Fernhurst Halfway House Courtesy YWCA Oahu

Denby Fawcett: 6 Women Return To Fernhurst Halfway House

Prison officials have allowed women who were bumped from the successful reintegration program to go back as lawmakers found a way to restore funding.

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

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

The YWCA says 84% of the women who complete the work furlough program never go back to prison. That’s why a top lawmaker says restoring its funding is a “no brainer.”

Denby Fawcett: Hawaii’s Royal Palace Is In Danger Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Denby Fawcett: Hawaii’s Royal Palace Is In Danger

Iolani Palace was already struggling to find the money for much-needed repairs. Then came COVID-19.

Denby Fawcett: Sad To Watch The Turmoil At The Star-Advertiser Cory Lum/Civil Beat

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

The Star-Advertiser’s plan to cut 30 newsroom staff may turn out to be a negotiating ploy, but it’s “shocking” news to the journalists who were on the layoff list.

Denby Fawcett: The Shared Trauma Of 1968 And 2020 Warren K. Leffler/Wikimedia Commons

Denby Fawcett: The Shared Trauma Of 1968 And 2020

The U.S.’ current crises are often compared to the upheavals of 1968. But there are key differences, notably how the struggles with COVID-19 and racial injustice are seemingly bonding us with the rest of the world.

Denby Fawcett: Entering A World Of Uncertainty As Hawaii Reopens Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Denby Fawcett: Entering A World Of Uncertainty As Hawaii Reopens

Gov. David Ige shouldn’t be pressured into reopening the state for tourism too early.

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

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

Restaurants on Oahu will be allowed to open June 5 for customers to eat inside again.