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Why Is Tulsi Gabbard Paying This Obscure Consultant Big Bucks? Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Why Is Tulsi Gabbard Paying This Obscure Consultant Big Bucks?

Kris Robinson grew up in the same controversial religious sect as Gabbard. Now, he’s one of the top-paid vendors on her 2020 presidential campaign.

Tulsi Gabbard Misses 2020 Presidential Debate Threshold Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Tulsi Gabbard Misses 2020 Presidential Debate Threshold

The Hawaii congresswoman didn’t qualify for the September debates due to her low poll numbers, but she hopes to be back on stage in October.

Katherine Kealoha’s Relatives Demand New Civil Trial Because Of Her Alleged Fraud Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Katherine Kealoha’s Relatives Demand New Civil Trial Because Of Her Alleged Fraud

A motion seeks to overturn a $658,000 judgment in favor of the former city prosecutor, who was recently convicted of trying to frame her uncle.

‘A Real Injustice’: Katherine Kealoha Still Stands To Collect $680K From Grandmother, Uncle Cory Lum/Civil Beat

‘A Real Injustice’: Katherine Kealoha Still Stands To Collect $680K From Grandmother, Uncle

Gerard and Florence Puana are still on the hook for the verdict in a civil case that happened before the Kealohas were convicted on criminal charges stemming from the same situation.

It’s Gabbard’s Home Turf, But Sanders Is Raising More Money From Hawaii Donors Nick Grube/Civil Beat

It’s Gabbard’s Home Turf, But Sanders Is Raising More Money From Hawaii Donors

The Hawaii congresswoman is second and President Donald Trump comes in third, but many of his contributions are too small to be tallied.

Trump Ends Family Reunification Benefit For Filipino WWII Veterans Flickr: Matt Johnson

Trump Ends Family Reunification Benefit For Filipino WWII Veterans

The administration announced it was terminating a program that allowed veterans’ family members to stay in the U.S. while waiting for their green cards to be approved.

Hawaii Dems Team With Florida Republicans To Save Coral Reefs Alana Eagle/Civil Beat

Hawaii Dems Team With Florida Republicans To Save Coral Reefs

Sens. Brian Schatz and Mazie Hirono hope that Marco Rubio and Rick Scott can help push legislation to bolster coral restoration and conservation.

Hirono On The Border: ‘I Know How Important It Is To Keep Families Together’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hirono On The Border: ‘I Know How Important It Is To Keep Families Together’

The Hawaii senator talks about her recent trip to Texas to inspect U.S. Border Patrol facilities.

Tulsi Gabbard Attacks Kamala Harris In Presidential Debate Screen shot

Tulsi Gabbard Attacks Kamala Harris In Presidential Debate

The Hawaii congresswoman has yet to qualify for the third round of Democratic debates, which made her performance Wednesday crucial.

A $500 Fine For HPD Officer Who Says He Was Targeted By Kealohas Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

A $500 Fine For HPD Officer Who Says He Was Targeted By Kealohas

Former HPD sergeant Albert Lee was fired after he was charged for driving under the influence and lying to investigators.

The Kealoha Corruption Case Cost These Two Investigators More Than Their Jobs

The Kealoha Corruption Case Cost These Two Investigators More Than Their Jobs

Former Honolulu Ethics Commission investigators Chuck Totto and Letha DeCaires speak out about the politics and questionable practices they say clouded one of the most important cases of their careers.

Next Kealoha Trials May Get Pushed Back As New Attorney Gets Up To Speed Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Next Kealoha Trials May Get Pushed Back As New Attorney Gets Up To Speed

Katherine Kealoha’s attorney wants to delay a bank fraud until next year. That could also set back her drug trafficking trial, too.