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Lee Cataluna

Lee Cataluna: Honolulu Musician Scrambles To Make A Life In Pandemic’s Shadow John Kolivas

Lee Cataluna: Honolulu Musician Scrambles To Make A Life In Pandemic’s Shadow

After 40 years as a professional musician, John Kolivas delivered the mail to keep afloat, sold real estate and will soon start work for an electrical contractor.

Lee Cataluna: Billy Kenoi Had His Say Sophie Cocke/ Civil Beat

Lee Cataluna: Billy Kenoi Had His Say

Once considered a candidate for governor or U.S. senator, Kenoi spent his last years on his own terms.

Lee Cataluna: Governor’s Disappointing Speech Was Kind of Beautiful, Actually Screenshot

Lee Cataluna: Governor’s Disappointing Speech Was Kind of Beautiful, Actually

What Ige lacked in initiatives, he almost made up for in inspiration.

Lee Cataluna: Thankfully, That Stupid Case Against The US Surgeon General Is Dismissed Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lee Cataluna: Thankfully, That Stupid Case Against The US Surgeon General Is Dismissed

We’re past the point where busting people for standing on the sand makes sense — if it ever did.

Lee Cataluna: Thankfully, That Stupid Case Against The US Surgeon General Is Dismissed Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lee Cataluna: Thankfully, That Stupid Case Against The US Surgeon General Is Dismissed

We’re past the point where busting people for standing on the sand makes sense — if it ever did.

Lee Cataluna: The New Year Brings A New Hawaii

Lee Cataluna: The New Year Brings A New Hawaii

While we’ve been sheltering from COVID-19, Hawaii has changed in big, unexpected ways.

Lee Cataluna: What Have We Learned In The Last 10 Months? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lee Cataluna: What Have We Learned In The Last 10 Months?

Looking back at Hawaii’s response to COVID-19, no one was prepared for the crisis to last this long.

Lee Cataluna: How One Company Is Going The Extra Mile To Help Its Working Parents Courtesy Unlimited Construction

Lee Cataluna: How One Company Is Going The Extra Mile To Help Its Working Parents

Unlimited Construction has turned its Kauai workplace into a distance learning facility for employees’ kids.

Lee Cataluna: Capitol Riots Were Far Away, But Still Too Close Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Lee Cataluna: Capitol Riots Were Far Away, But Still Too Close

The pandemic has altered perception of time and distance, especially for Hawaii, where distance has always been part of our identity.