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Lee Cataluna

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.

Lee Cataluna: Neighbor Islands Chafe At Oahu-Centric Tourism Plan Brittany Lyte/Civil Beat

Lee Cataluna: Neighbor Islands Chafe At Oahu-Centric Tourism Plan

The state’s denial of Kauai’s post-arrival COVID-test plan has residents angry.

Lee Cataluna: HPD’s Shameful Crime-Solving Record Shouldn’t Be Tolerated

Lee Cataluna: HPD’s Shameful Crime-Solving Record Shouldn’t Be Tolerated

We need to muster the political will and insist that the Honolulu police do better.

Lee Cataluna: Hunger And Need Winds Through An Affluent Neighborhood

Lee Cataluna: Hunger And Need Winds Through An Affluent Neighborhood

In a sign of the times, an East Honolulu church draws nearly 500 cars a week to its free grocery drive-thru.