Khara Jabola Carolus

Khara Jabola-Carolus is a community lawyer who directs the Hawaii Coalition for Immigrant Rights.

An Open Letter To Billy Kenoi Chad Blair/Civil Beat

An Open Letter To Billy Kenoi

In the year since Kenoi's publicly funded adventures at a hostess bar were disclosed, why has the only criticism been over his method of payment?
The Baby Penalty: Hawaii Should Lift Motherhood’s Unfair Burden Microbiology Techs

The Baby Penalty: Hawaii Should Lift Motherhood’s Unfair Burden

The lack of paid family leave perpetuates status differences between men and women that almost always disadvantage mothers. We can do better.
Driver’s License Bill Recognizes Sacrifices of Immigrants Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Driver’s License Bill Recognizes Sacrifices of Immigrants

We can acknowledge their experiences by enabling those contributing to our state, who continue to fight for the survival of their families, to live unafraid.
Uncoupling Violence from Islam: Obama Vs. Gabbard Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Uncoupling Violence from Islam: Obama Vs. Gabbard

Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard should learn from the example being set by President Barack Obama to separate terrorism from religion.
Let’s Decrease Hawaii’s Outdated Dependency on the Military U.S. Army

Let’s Decrease Hawaii’s Outdated Dependency on the Military

There will be growing pains as we transition away from a military-dependent economy, but it makes economic and historic sense.