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Lee Cataluna

Lee Cataluna: Hawaii Loved Love’s Bakery, But That Wasn’t Enough Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lee Cataluna: Hawaii Loved Love’s Bakery, But That Wasn’t Enough

Of all the business casualties due to the pandemic, the demise of the 169-year-old company hits hard.

Lee Cataluna: The One Mistake That is Never Forgotten Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lee Cataluna: The One Mistake That is Never Forgotten

Remember that other lawmaker who got arrested for DUI?  Of course you do.

Lee Cataluna: Paying The Price For Ignoring Warning Signs

Lee Cataluna: Paying The Price For Ignoring Warning Signs

Hawaii’s Legislature is considering whether to seek reimbursement for the cost of rescue operations for people who ignore warning and no trespassing signs.

Lee Cataluna: Lawmakers Should Stop Meddling And Start Solving Problems Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Lee Cataluna: Lawmakers Should Stop Meddling And Start Solving Problems

When there’s no money to argue over, the Legislature starts getting into other people’s business.

Lee Cataluna: We Need A New Dan Inouye Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2018

Lee Cataluna: We Need A New Dan Inouye

Everything seems so piecemeal and disorganized. We need someone who can pull the pieces together.

Lee Cataluna: Kauai Should Get Special Rules Because It Is Special Allan Parachini/Civil Beat/2020

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/2018

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 Courtesy: 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.