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: On The Wrong Track John Pritchett/Civil Beat

John Pritchett: On The Wrong Track

Mayoral candidates Rick Blangiardi and Keith Amemiya both want to complete Honolulu’s troubled rail project. No matter how taxpayers vote, there’ll be hell to pay.

John Pritchett: Sinking Feeling John Pritchett/Civil Beat

John Pritchett: Sinking Feeling

There’s been a mass exodus this year from the Ige administration. Will the governor be going down with his own ship? Man the lifeboats!

 

John Pritchett: Data In The Dark John Pritchett/Civil Beat

John Pritchett: Data In The Dark

Hawaii’s secret COVID-19 data is like the subject of a mystery spy novel. Finding transparency at the Department of Health is mission impossible. Now, what do you say Mr. Bond?

John Pritchett: Curiouser And Curiouser John Pritchett/Civil Beat

John Pritchett: Curiouser And Curiouser

Oahu’s new COVID-19 rules recently announced by Gov. David Ige and Mayor Kirk Caldwell are like something out of Alice in Wonderland — confusing, illogical and enigmatic. Like the Cheshire Cat, here and then gone and then back again. And what’s he really saying anyway?
John Pritchett: A Political Train Wreck John Pritchett/Civil Beat

John Pritchett: A Political Train Wreck

Several of the Honolulu rail project’s most ardent supporters ran for office this year. They all lost. Our political cartoonist thinks he knows the reason.

John Pritchett: Going The Wrong Way John Pritchett/Civil Beat

John Pritchett: Going The Wrong Way

State epidemiologist Sarah Park and Health Director Bruce Anderson have been increasingly criticized for their leadership of the state’s coronavirus effort. Our cartoonist thinks they’ve been taking the state in the wrong direction.

John Pritchett: What’s A Poor Governor To Do? John Pritchett/Civil Beat

John Pritchett: What’s A Poor Governor To Do?

Gov. David Ige is being pulled in different directions as he tries to lead Hawaii through the coronavirus crisis but many, including our cartoonist, wish he appeared more capable of handling the situation.

John Pritchett: Political Backfire John Pritchett/Civil Beat

John Pritchett: Political Backfire

Mayoral candidate Keith Amemiya who paid more than $50,000 to be on the cover of MidWeek may have caused himself some political damage when voters read the fine print at the end and found out the glowing cover story was really a paid campaign ad.

Pritchett: Excess Baggage John Pritchett/Civil Beat

Pritchett: Excess Baggage

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell has made no secret he intends to run for governor in 2022. Cartoonist John Pritchett thinks he’s got a lot to be accountable for since he’s been mayor.