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Andy Winer, Longtime Schatz Chief Of Staff, Is Leaving Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Andy Winer, Longtime Schatz Chief Of Staff, Is Leaving

He plans to work as a consultant in the private sector.

Why Is It So Hard To Fire Honolulu Police Sgt. Darren Cachola? HPD

Why Is It So Hard To Fire Honolulu Police Sgt. Darren Cachola?

Every year, a number of Honolulu police officers are investigated and even charged with domestic abuse.

Ed Case: Some PAC Money Is OK As Long As He Knows Where It’s Coming From Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ed Case: Some PAC Money Is OK As Long As He Knows Where It’s Coming From

As Democrats renounce corporate PACs, the Hawaii congressman still takes their cash so long as their interests align with his own.

Poll: David Ige One Of Least Popular Governors In US Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Poll: David Ige One Of Least Popular Governors In US

The Hawaii governor is still doing better than he was this time last year in the wake of a false ballistic missile alert.

Indian Americans Are Big Donors To Gabbard Campaign Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Indian Americans Are Big Donors To Gabbard Campaign

The Hawaii congresswoman, who was the first Hindu elected to Congress, has used her connections to the Indian community to fill her political war chest.

Katherine Kealoha’s Grandmother, 99, Finally Gets To Tell Her Story Submitted

Katherine Kealoha’s Grandmother, 99, Finally Gets To Tell Her Story

Florence Puana is a key witness and alleged victim in one of Hawaii’s largest public corruption scandals.

Crypto Investor Tulsi Gabbard Backs Bill To Block SEC Oversight Of Crypto Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Crypto Investor Tulsi Gabbard Backs Bill To Block SEC Oversight Of Crypto

The Hawaii congresswoman is a new member of the House Financial Services Committee, meaning securities regulation is now in her wheelhouse.

Hawaii Rep. Ed Case Raised 99% Of Campaign Money From PACs Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Rep. Ed Case Raised 99% Of Campaign Money From PACs

The congressman raised nearly $78,000 during the first quarter of 2019. Only $425 came from individual donors.

Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Raises $1.9 Million In Bid For White House Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Raises $1.9 Million In Bid For White House

Meanwhile, Kai Kahele, the state senator vying to take her congressional seat, says he feels good about the $250,000 he raised so far.

Coming To A Democratic Debate Stage Near You — Tulsi Gabbard Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Coming To A Democratic Debate Stage Near You — Tulsi Gabbard

The Hawaii congresswoman needed 65,000 donors per DNC rules to qualify for the 2020 debates. On Wednesday her campaign announced she hit the mark.

Honolulu Police Corruption: ‘Don’t Try To BS’ The Judge Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Police Corruption: ‘Don’t Try To BS’ The Judge

U.S. District Court Judge J. Michael Seabright is known for his intelligence, fairness and outstanding legal ability.

Sen. Kai Kahele Says He’s Raised $250,000 To Challenge Tulsi Gabbard Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Sen. Kai Kahele Says He’s Raised $250,000 To Challenge Tulsi Gabbard

The state senator says the money came from 3,231 donors after he announced his congressional candidacy.