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Lee Cataluna

Lee Cataluna: Kirk Caldwell’s Reality Show Takes a Brief Hiatus — Hopefully Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lee Cataluna: Kirk Caldwell’s Reality Show Takes a Brief Hiatus — Hopefully

Now that the former Honolulu mayor is no longer in office, he’s going to have to work hard to be in the news every single day.

Lee Cataluna: Leeward Professor Inspired Greatness On And Off Stage Leeward Community College

Lee Cataluna: Leeward Professor Inspired Greatness On And Off Stage

Paul Cravath taught thousands of community college students lessons about discipline, commitment and teamwork.

Lee Cataluna: The Threat Of State Furloughs Clouds A New Year Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lee Cataluna: The Threat Of State Furloughs Clouds A New Year

Public support for unions is a hard sell when so many in the private sector are hurting.

Lee Cataluna: Do Reformers Change Government Or Vice Versa? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lee Cataluna: Do Reformers Change Government Or Vice Versa?

When you look into the abyss of local government, the abyss looks into you.

Lee Cataluna: Halawa’s Monuments To Poor Planning Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Lee Cataluna: Halawa’s Monuments To Poor Planning

“If you build it, they will come” doesn’t work, and nobody believes construction timetables anymore.

Lee Cataluna: Tulsi Gabbard Reveals She’s Been Tulsi Gabbard The Whole Time Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lee Cataluna: Tulsi Gabbard Reveals She’s Been Tulsi Gabbard The Whole Time

The departing Hawaii congresswoman’s discriminatory bill is a reminder of who she’s always been.

Lee Cataluna: Gov. Ige and Mayor Caldwell Are Two Unlikely Tough Guys Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lee Cataluna: Gov. Ige and Mayor Caldwell Are Two Unlikely Tough Guys

In a political climate where too many leaders are cowering in fear over social media comments and Twitter rants, David Ige and Kirk Caldwell withstand the storm.

Lee Cataluna: Holding On In Waikiki

Lee Cataluna: Holding On In Waikiki

A long-time local shop owner watches the waves, treads water, and waits for the storm to end.

Lee Cataluna: A Pandemic Looks Very Different In A Small Town Like Kauai Brittany Lyte/Civil Beat

Lee Cataluna: A Pandemic Looks Very Different In A Small Town Like Kauai

Kauai is pressing the pause button on tourism, and it’s not because of fear.