John Pritchett

John Pritchett has created thousands of cartoons and illustrations over a span of 33 years. He has won awards from the United Nations Correspondents Association, Best of the West, the Society of
Professional Journalists, Hawaii’s Thousand Friends and the Hawaii Publishers Association. His work is published worldwide and he has produced four books featuring his cartoons.

John Pritchett: Office Hours ASUS

John Pritchett: Office Hours

Lawmakers want to prevent sitting LG’s from holding second jobs, a ban that already applies to governors and mayors. That could impact Josh Green, an M.D. who works two weekends a month at a Big Island hospital.

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John Pritchett: Rust Bucket

Gov. David Ige opposes spending $350 million to build a New Aloha Stadium Entertainment District. Instead, he says the state can just make improvements as necessary to the 46-year-old building.

John Pritchett: Road Kill ASUS

John Pritchett: Road Kill

Shirlene Ostrov resigned her post as the local GOP chair in the wake of contentious behavior from party members. It’s just the latest sign that Republicans, long out of power in Hawaii, are good as dead.

John Pritchett: D.C. For Dummies John Pritchett/Civil Beat

John Pritchett: D.C. For Dummies

Hawaii’s longest-serving U.S. senator, the late Dan Inouye, was the King of Pork. With Democrats in control again, Sen. Brian Schatz is perfectly positioned to make sure Hawaii gets its fair share of federal dollars.

John Pritchett: Handout John Pritchett/Civil Beat

John Pritchett: Handout

Gov. David Ige is banking on President Joe Biden sending more stimulus money Hawaii’s way.

John Pritchett: Under Siege John Pritchett/Civil Beat

John Pritchett: Under Siege

Security is being beefed up at the U.S. Capitol as well as state capitols across the country including in Hawaii. Police are concerned about more efforts to disrupt the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday.
John Pritchett: The Secret Ingredient John Pritchett/Civil Beat

John Pritchett: The Secret Ingredient

Natalie Iwasa has long attended Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation board meetings to raise questions about rail. Now the Legislature has made her a non-voting member of the board.

John Pritchett: Not In The Cards John Pritchett/Civil Beat

John Pritchett: Not In The Cards

State lawmakers in 2021 (get it? Twenty-One!) will again consider legalizing gambling, this time for a casino in Kapolei for Hawaiian Home Lands.

John Pritchett: Chopping Block John Pritchett/Civil Beat

John Pritchett: Chopping Block

Andy Robbins is the latest chief executive to have the axe fall on him at the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation.