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Denby Fawcett

Denby Fawcett: This Diamond Head Mom Found An Unusual Way To Fight City Hall Cory Lum/Civil Beat

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

A mother tired of asking the city to protect children on a dangerous road in a school zone has found her own way to bring about change.

Denby Fawcett: Here’s Why Shaming People Won’t Fix Hawaii’s Mask Problem Cory Lum/Civil Beat

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

Without clear rules, people are taking it upon themselves to chastise strangers for not wearing a mask — sometimes in situations where masks aren’t required.

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

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

A return to simple family pleasures has been one of the few bright lights of the pandemic.

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

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

When the pandemic ends, McKinley High School students want the same athletic opportunities enjoyed by other schools.

Denby Fawcett: Hawaii Tourism Needs To Become Smarter Caleb Hartsfield/Civil Beat

Denby Fawcett: Hawaii Tourism Needs To Become Smarter

Tourists to Hawaii today expect clear information and better technology to feel safe.
Denby Fawcett: The Joy Of Voting For A Trump-Free Future Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

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

In this time of uncertainty, my personal hope is for a president with a steady hand to steer the canoe through tumultuous waters.

Denby Fawcett: Can Shave Ice And Surfboards Help Keep Young People Safe? Courtesy of Brittney Kruzel

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

A team of young video and marketing students is making videos they hope will speak to their generation during the coronavirus pandemic.

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

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

Meeting the needs of patients and their families is exhausting, heartbreaking and ‘humbling’ work.

Denby Fawcett: When And How Does The Pandemic End? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Denby Fawcett: When And How Does The Pandemic End?

Settle in for another year — at least — of mask wearing and social distancing, the experts say.