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: Weather Report John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: Weather Report

Nearly 40 years after its last eruption, Mauna Loa — the world’s largest active volcano — is putting on a show and potentially threatening Big Island infrastructure.

John Pritchett: Bulletin Board John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: Bulletin Board

The incoming administration, which officially begins work Dec. 5, is seeking applicants for more than 100 positions including cabinet-level appointments.

John Pritchett: Table Talk John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: Table Talk

Judging from the 2022 election results, America is as politically divided as ever.

John Pritchett: Cleaning House John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: Cleaning House

State Reps. Matt LoPresti and Sharon Har, both Oahu Democrats, lost reelection to Republican challengers. Both were also dogged by arrests for alleged drunken driving.

John Pritchett: Rule The Roost John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: Rule The Roost

Roosters and chickens are increasingly crowding Oahu’s urban corridors, raising a ruckus. Government officials are struggling for solutions.

John Pritchett: Trick Or Treat? Treats Preferred! John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: Trick Or Treat? Treats Preferred!

A number of officials at the Honolulu Department of Planning and Permitting have pleaded guilty to accepting cash and other “treats” in exchange for pushing through permits.

John Pritchett: Rumble In The Jungle John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: Rumble In The Jungle

The largest active volcano on the planet hasn’t erupted since 1984 and there are no signs that it will again anytime soon. But a series of small earthquakes and aftershocks has some people on the Big Island all shook up.

John Pritchett: Party Pooper John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: Party Pooper

Tulsi Gabbard, the former U.S. representative from Hawaii, has left the Democratic Party just two years after seeking its nomination for president.

John Pritchett: Political Football John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: Political Football

Gov. David Ige’s announcement to rebuild Aloha Stadium without private developers — the plan favored by state Sen. Glenn Wakai — has DBEDT’s Mike McCartney now taking charge.