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Denby Fawcett

Denby Fawcett: Confusion Surrounds COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation Courtesy: Hawaii Health Department

Denby Fawcett: Confusion Surrounds COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation

Many Hawaii residents wonder why some are vaccinated while they have to wait.

Denby Fawcett: Bishop Museum Acknowledges Links To Past Racist Research Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Denby Fawcett: Bishop Museum Acknowledges Links To Past Racist Research

In the 1920s, the museum invited anthropologist Louis R. Sullivan to study racial differences between so-called pure” Hawaiians and Hawaiians of mixed ancestry.

Denby Fawcett: A Mom’s Effort For A Safer Neighborhood Draws Fire Cory Lum/Civil Beat

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

This Diamond Head mom bought a road so kids would have a safe place to walk. But what came next has angered dozens of her neighbors.

Denby Fawcett: Hopefully Fame Hasn’t Come Too Soon For This Young Poet Courtesy: Department of Defense/Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Carlos M. Vazquez II

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

Is inaugural poet Amanda Gorman in danger of being over marketed and overexposed before she reaches her full glory?

Denby Fawcett: COVID-19 Vaccine Offers Hope But It’s Not A Panacea Cory Lum/Civil Beat

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

New variants of the original coronavirus, including one detected this week in Hawaii, have complicated hopes that the vaccines could soon mean a return to normalcy.

Denby Fawcett: Some Want Permanent Security Barriers At Capitol, But At What Cost? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

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

Fencing and blockades mar the open spaces of one of the most beautiful buildings in Hawaii and reduce public access to the workings of government.

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

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

Trump, more than any other president, has been able to engage both his supporters and detractors with his ceaseless grab for attention.

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

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

Japanese glass fishing floats are a rare gift from the sea.

Denby Fawcett: Diamond Head Is A Tourist Trap. It’s Time To Change That Cory Lum/Civil Beat

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

The drop in tourists during the COVID-19 pandemic could give the state a chance to transform the attraction into an unforgettable natural and cultural experience.