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Lee Cataluna

Lee Cataluna: Kauai Should Get Special Rules Because It Is Special Allan Parachini/Civil Beat

Lee Cataluna: Kauai Should Get Special Rules Because It Is Special

The Legislature’s attempt to shut down the island’s extra COVID-19 precautions seems like a power play.

Lee Cataluna: The One Industry That Is Roaring Back Courtesy: Karen Neal

Lee Cataluna: The One Industry That Is Roaring Back

Hawaii is shaping up to have a banner year as a Hollywood backdrop.

Lee Cataluna: Hawaii Legislature Should Focus On One Thing Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lee Cataluna: Hawaii Legislature Should Focus On One Thing

Anything other than the COVID-19 pandemic is off-topic this year.

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.