Jack Truesdale

Jack Truesdale covers Maui as a freelance correspondent for Civil Beat.

He has written for the Brown Alumni Magazine, the Providence Journal, and the Point Reyes Light in Northern California as an intern.

Born and raised just outside of Boston, Jack graduated from Brown University in 2020, where he studied English literature and wrote for the student daily. Before transferring to Brown, Jack edited the student magazine at Colorado College.

Jack appreciates tips, story ideas, and any opportunity to grab a coffee. You can reach him at jtruesdale@civilbeat.org or on Twitter @jacktrues.

This Program Helped Big Island Farmers And Families. Now It’s Out Of Cash Cory Lum/Civil Beat

This Program Helped Big Island Farmers And Families. Now It’s Out Of Cash

Federal funding and private donations helped support local food producers and feed thousands of local families during the pandemic.

‘Maui Wowee’: County Council Sees Potential Financial Boost From Pot Industry Flickr: Heath Alseike

‘Maui Wowee’: County Council Sees Potential Financial Boost From Pot Industry

Council members are hoping other Hawaii counties express support for marijuana legalization too. Legislative leaders and Gov. David Ige have long opposed the idea.

Maui Water Treatment Operator Sues County Over Whistleblower Retaliation Maui County

Maui Water Treatment Operator Sues County Over Whistleblower Retaliation

The man says he lost his job after pointing out that a cleaning solution had spilled into the water supply in May.