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Lee Cataluna

Lee Cataluna: This Election Cleared Out Some ‘Leaders’ Who Needed To Go Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Lee Cataluna: This Election Cleared Out Some ‘Leaders’ Who Needed To Go

Some of our state and local elected officials had overstayed their welcome.

Lee Cataluna: We Don’t Mind Standing In Line In Hawaii — If We Want To Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Lee Cataluna: We Don’t Mind Standing In Line In Hawaii — If We Want To

Hawaii has a love/hate relationship with waiting in line, but we’re all pretty accustomed to it.

Lee Cataluna: Can Maui Find Economic Success Online? Courtesy Maui Chamber of Commerce

Lee Cataluna: Can Maui Find Economic Success Online?

An upcoming festival shows going from in-person to online doesn’t have to mean scaling down. It can be an opportunity to go big.

Lee Cataluna: Social Inclusion During Social Distancing Courtesy Best Buddies

Lee Cataluna: Social Inclusion During Social Distancing

A growing organization is finding ways to keep students with and without disabilities from being socially isolated during the pandemic.

Lee Cataluna: We Need Leaders Who Can Fix Things Getty Images

Lee Cataluna: We Need Leaders Who Can Fix Things

The kind of leadership Hawaii needs is not about past accomplishments or promises of the future, it’s about people who are good in a crisis.

Lee Cataluna: Protection For Renters Can Be A Nightmare for Landlords

Lee Cataluna: Protection For Renters Can Be A Nightmare for Landlords

Hawaii’s strict eviction moratorium leaves homeowners with little protection against bad tenants.

Lee Cataluna: The Honolulu Mayoral Race Has Devolved Into Ugly Tactics

Lee Cataluna: The Honolulu Mayoral Race Has Devolved Into Ugly Tactics

In casting Blangiardi as a Trump-surrogate, it’s Amemiya who takes a page from the Trump handbook.

Lee Cataluna: Hang On For Hawaii’s Iffy Reopening Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lee Cataluna: Hang On For Hawaii’s Iffy Reopening

From the beginning, the state’s response to the pandemic has been marked by half-measures and hopeful thinking.

Lee Cataluna: Remembering The Hilo Teacher Who Inspired A Nobel Prize Winner

Lee Cataluna: Remembering The Hilo Teacher Who Inspired A Nobel Prize Winner

She made her students sit for final exams, brought food for their study sessions, and set a strong example for girls in STEM.