Eric Stinton

Eric Stinton is a writer and teacher from Kailua, where he lives with his wife and dogs. You can reach him on Twitter at @TombstoneStint and find his work at ericstinton.com.
Eric Stinton: Hawaii’s Zoning Laws Are A Self-Inflicted Wound. It’s Hurting Our Housing Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Eric Stinton: Hawaii’s Zoning Laws Are A Self-Inflicted Wound. It’s Hurting Our Housing

If the consequences of zoning today are higher housing costs, lower growth and economic dislocation, it begs the question of why are we still doing this.
Eric Stinton: How Parades Can Help Us Reclaim Public Spaces Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Eric Stinton: How Parades Can Help Us Reclaim Public Spaces

I used to be annoyed by parades, but now I see the value.
Eric Stinton: We Should Collaborate On A Plan For Public Education In Hawaii Courtesy: Sarah Milianta-Laffin

Eric Stinton: We Should Collaborate On A Plan For Public Education In Hawaii

If parents want to have more of a voice, they need to have more of a presence.
Eric Stinton: Hawaii’s Public Schools Are More Innovative Than You Think Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Eric Stinton: Hawaii’s Public Schools Are More Innovative Than You Think

Josh Reppun uses film and podcasts to highlight the bright spots in Hawaii’s classrooms.
Eric Stinton: An Adult Tricycle May Seem A Little Goofy Until You Consider The Benefits David Croxford/Civil Beat/2022

Eric Stinton: An Adult Tricycle May Seem A Little Goofy Until You Consider The Benefits

A tricycle provides admirable stability in a perilous world dominated by cars.
Eric Stinton: Bad Tourists Are Not Going To Behave Better Just Because We Ask Them To Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

Eric Stinton: Bad Tourists Are Not Going To Behave Better Just Because We Ask Them To

The millions of obnoxious people who vacation in Hawaii aren’t going to care that residents tell them not to come.
Eric Stinton: How A High School In California Could Be A Model For Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Eric Stinton: How A High School In California Could Be A Model For Hawaii

The Career Technical Education Charter High School offers an alternative education focused on the construction and manufacturing industries.
Eric Stinton: Resisting The Cynicism Of Another Election Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Eric Stinton: Resisting The Cynicism Of Another Election

Somehow, all the things we must do slowly transform into all the things we can’t do, which of course is the dishonest way of saying all the things we won’t do.
Eric Stinton: A Boxing Club For Troubled Youth Gets New Life In Kalihi Eric Stinton/Civil Beat/2022

Eric Stinton: A Boxing Club For Troubled Youth Gets New Life In Kalihi

The Kakaako Boxing Club, one of the first boxing gyms in the nation, went through some lean times but opened the doors to its new home earlier this month.