John Pritchett

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.

John Pritchett: Frozen Over John Pritchett/Civil Beat

John Pritchett: Frozen Over

Gov. David Ige’s proposals to balance the budget face fierce opposition from public sector unions. But where is the money going to come from?
John Pritchett: Domino Effect John Pritchett/Civil Beat

John Pritchett: Domino Effect

President Donald Trump is quickly running out of options to challenge his loss to Joe Biden.

John Pritchett: Historical Artifact John Pritchett/Civil Beat

John Pritchett: Historical Artifact

Honolulu residents may never know who “stole” the mailbox of Louis and Katherine Kealoha, but the couple’s corrupt exploits will live on forever.

John Pritchett: Ho, Ho, Ho John Pritchett/Civil Beat

John Pritchett: Ho, Ho, Ho

The outgoing mayor of Honolulu is gifting the incoming mayor with a slew of problems: rail, homelessness, the pandemic and a huge hole in the budget.

John Pritchett: What’s Up, Doc? John Pritchett/Civil Beat

John Pritchett: What’s Up, Doc?

U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams came to Honolulu to help local and state officials with COVID-19 testing. He left with a potential criminal record due to a brief visit to Kualoa Regional Park.