Intern

Katie Boon

Katie Boon is a Civil Beat intern and a junior at the University of Hawaii Manoa.
Why This Church Breaks The Law Every Sunday Katie Boon/Civil Beat

Why This Church Breaks The Law Every Sunday

South Shore Christian Fellowship is racking up daily fines for operating in an agricultural area.

Students Create Visions Of Their Communities With Murals Katie Boon/Civil Beat

Students Create Visions Of Their Communities With Murals

Mentor program seeks to turn youths into “visual storytellers that are grounded in place and in culture.”

Taro Patches Are Classrooms For These Nanakuli Students Katie Boon/Civil Beat

Taro Patches Are Classrooms For These Nanakuli Students

They’re studying water management issues and pushing for the release of water into stream beds for agricultural use.

City Has No Aloha For A Waianae School Crosswalk Courtesy of Friends of Marc Pa'aluhi

City Has No Aloha For A Waianae School Crosswalk

The Waianae parents and community leaders are flabbergasted that the city painted over their crosswalks.

Bill Allows Fines For Those Who Falsely Claim To Have Service Animals Courtesy: Americans with Disabilities Act webiste

Bill Allows Fines For Those Who Falsely Claim To Have Service Animals

People increasingly bring untrained animals into public accommodations claiming they are service animals, say measure supporters.

Goat Hunters Say State’s Aerial Shooting Threatens A Traditional Food Source Courtesy of Michael Sturm

Goat Hunters Say State’s Aerial Shooting Threatens A Traditional Food Source

Concerns over damage to vegetation have the state taking flight to cull the goat population in the Waianae mountains.

Waialua Residents Want The Lights Back On At Their District Park Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Waialua Residents Want The Lights Back On At Their District Park

Swim team members are among the North Shore residents inconvenienced since the old lights were removed  in 2016.

Waianae’s Community Gym Is Finally On The Mend Katie Boon/Civil Beat

Waianae’s Community Gym Is Finally On The Mend

Classes in the facility’s upper level have been affected ever since a leak was discovered three years ago.