Eric Pape

Puna: 15 Minutes of Fame on Hawaii’s ‘Last Frontier’ PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Puna: 15 Minutes of Fame on Hawaii’s ‘Last Frontier’

A delayed end to the 2014 primary election put the colorful community in the national spotlight. Now, some people hope the district can capitalize on it.
Honolulu Ranked the Most Expensive City in the Country Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Ranked the Most Expensive City in the Country

And the winner is: Honolulu From the perspective of struggling consumers though, it is the loser. The Bureau of Economic…
Will the FCC Split Up Hawaii’s TV News Market?

Will the FCC Split Up Hawaii’s TV News Market?

The commission could soon rule on some media agreements like the one that created Hawaii News Now.
Ex-New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg at Center of Hawaii U.S. Senate Race

Ex-New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg at Center of Hawaii U.S. Senate Race

But Hanabusa campaign's castigation of Schatz fundraiser is half-baked at best.
Editor’s Desk: Why Is Hawaii So Late to the Gay Marriage Party?

Editor’s Desk: Why Is Hawaii So Late to the Gay Marriage Party?

Fourteen other states and some surprising countries are celebrating same-sex weddings. What's taken Hawaii so long?
Europe’s Ambassador Talks Trade, Tourism, Security and Diversity in Hawaii

Europe’s Ambassador Talks Trade, Tourism, Security and Diversity in Hawaii

The top European Union figure in the U.S argues a free trade deal would help Hawaii.
Editor’s Desk: Memories of Universal Health Care and the Birth of My Son John Pritchett/Civil Beat

Editor’s Desk: Memories of Universal Health Care and the Birth of My Son

The fight over 'Obamacare' shut down the federal government — and led our deputy editor to ponder his life in France.
Editor’s Desk: Childhood Pesticide Lessons and a Father’s Life

Editor’s Desk: Childhood Pesticide Lessons and a Father’s Life

In the course of two years, a remarkably fit and strong man in his 50s became the stereotypical cancer victim.
Hawaii’s Costly Legal Battle Over Gay Marriage

Hawaii’s Costly Legal Battle Over Gay Marriage

There will be a price to pay whether or not marriage equality legislation passes in a special session.