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: Checkered Past John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: Checkered Past

The indictments last week of former city employees raise questions about what former Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell knew and when he knew it, since he was the boss of two of the employees and appointed the third.

John Pritchett: Winter Of Discontent John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: Winter Of Discontent

The week saw record-high disapproval ratings for President Joe Biden, who struggles to contain the omicron variant and inflation while persuading the U.S. Senate to pass his $2.2 trillion “Build Back Better Act.”

John Pritchett: Big Bang Theory John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: Big Bang Theory

Fueled by the omicron variant, Covid-19 case counts are setting record highs in Hawaii and nationwide. What will the new year bring?

John Pritchett: Year Of The Tiger John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2021

John Pritchett: Year Of The Tiger

All 76 seats in the Hawaii Legislature are up next year, thanks to decennial reapportionment. New district lines could pit some majority Democrats against one another.

John Pritchett: Mixed Signals John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2021

John Pritchett: Mixed Signals

Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi supported completing the rail line when he ran for office last year. Not anymore.

John Pritchett: Mounting Crisis John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2021

John Pritchett: Mounting Crisis

Despite warnings for years that the Navy’s storage of jet fuel above an Oahu aquifer posed a risk to public health, little has been done to address the problem.

John Pritchett: Mix And Match John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2021

John Pritchett: Mix And Match

A police officer convicted for his involvement in the Kealoha case was later reinstated by the Honolulu Police Department.

John Pritchett: Turkey Trot John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2021

John Pritchett: Turkey Trot

Health officials advise that families and friends continue to observe proper Covid-19 health protocols on Thanksgiving Day.

John Pritchett: Track The Blue John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2021

John Pritchett: Track The Blue

Recent incidents involving Honolulu police officers including a chase that ended in an accident that critically injured two young men have prompted local attorneys and others to urge the U.S. Justice Department to step in. The feds say they are considering it.