Civil Beat Staff

Nick Grube

Incumbency No Help for Honolulu’s Current Mayor

Incumbency No Help for Honolulu’s Current Mayor

In a state where incumbents have it easy, Peter Carlisle struggles.
Pro-Rail Money Follows Caldwell, Carlisle Lags Flickr

Pro-Rail Money Follows Caldwell, Carlisle Lags

Incumbent struggles with pro-rail businesses in fundraising race.

Cash and Candidates for the Honolulu City Council

Here's a breakdown of the campaign finances for all five council races.
Honolulu Rail PR Contractors Whacked

Honolulu Rail PR Contractors Whacked

$2.8 million spending was 'excessive' and 'unnecessary,' Honolulu rail chief says
It’s Your Money: Sooey! Honolulu Pig Control Costs $1,400 Per Head

It’s Your Money: Sooey! Honolulu Pig Control Costs $1,400 Per Head

Taxpayers pay roughly $357,000 for city's swine control efforts.
Honolulu Council Member Slapped with Record $6,500 Ethics Fine

Honolulu Council Member Slapped with Record $6,500 Ethics Fine

Nestor Garcia apologizes for not disclosing conflict of interest on rail and ag land zone changes.
Honolulu Auditor Gets Results, Makes No Friends Flickr.com

Honolulu Auditor Gets Results, Makes No Friends

Despite criticism, many recommendations accepted.
Waikiki Shooting Video Remains Shrouded

Waikiki Shooting Video Remains Shrouded

More details released in federal agent's shooting of Kailua man.
Councilman Denies Abuse in Honolulu Parking Flap

Councilman Denies Abuse in Honolulu Parking Flap

Ethics Commission says Ikaika Anderson threatened city employee.
Feds Might Not Defend Murder Suspect in Lawsuit

Feds Might Not Defend Murder Suspect in Lawsuit

Another fight brewing over surveillance video showing Honolulu shooting.