Civil Beat Staff

Nick Grube

‘Tis The Season: Your Honolulu City Council Budget Primer

‘Tis The Season: Your Honolulu City Council Budget Primer

Every year the Honolulu City Council gets a financial profile of the city that helps provide context for the upcoming budget season.
Hawaii Police Union Bargains In Secret, Leaves Public Wondering Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Hawaii Police Union Bargains In Secret, Leaves Public Wondering

Negotiations have stalled over a new contract for the state's police union. An arbitrator's ruling awaits.
Should Suspended Cops Be Identified? Hawaii Records Office Says Yes Civil Beat

Should Suspended Cops Be Identified? Hawaii Records Office Says Yes

But for more than a decade police officials have largely kept the information secret.
Want Nice Roads? Honolulu Mayor Wants You To Pay More At The Pump

Want Nice Roads? Honolulu Mayor Wants You To Pay More At The Pump

Kirk Caldwell releases $2.09 billion operating budget that includes plan to increase the gas tax by 5 cents.
At HPD, Domestic Violence Is Not Uncommon But It’s Hard To Track

At HPD, Domestic Violence Is Not Uncommon But It’s Hard To Track

Three officers who were discharged won their jobs back on appeal.
Show Us The Money: HPD Wants $2K For Three Files

Show Us The Money: HPD Wants $2K For Three Files

The Honolulu Police Department is charging us more than $2,000 for the disciplinary records of three officers.
Hawaii County Releases Cop Misconduct Summaries Hawaii Police Department

Hawaii County Releases Cop Misconduct Summaries

Under a public records request, Hawaii County produced misconduct summaries from 2005 through 2012.