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Civil Beat: Beefing Up And Drilling Down In 2017 Mantle.com

Civil Beat: Beefing Up And Drilling Down In 2017

We’re grateful for solid support from readers who value the in-depth, independent reporting that really started to pay off in 2016.

Covering The Trump Administration, Civil Beat-Style Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Covering The Trump Administration, Civil Beat-Style

We think a new president in the White House along with a GOP-controlled Congress requires a strong journalistic presence in Washington, D.C.

The Sex Lives Of Bees Montana Department of Agriculture

The Sex Lives Of Bees

We need to learn more about how bees reproduce in order to save them.

VIDEO: 3 Civil Questions For Kirk Caldwell And Charles Djou Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

VIDEO: 3 Civil Questions For Kirk Caldwell And Charles Djou

We wanted to know what the mayoral candidates had to say about more than just rail. Watch a short video of our questions to the two candidates.

Civil Beat’s Work Is Honored By Local Groups Tim Huynh/Civil Beat

Civil Beat’s Work Is Honored By Local Groups

Reporting on Chinatown and behavioral health issues recognized by a community organization and the Hawaii Psychological Association.

Our New ‘Offshore’ Podcast: Hawaii’s Not Always Paradise Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Our New ‘Offshore’ Podcast: Hawaii’s Not Always Paradise

Civil Beat and PRX explore race and power in the islands in the first season of our new show.

Civil Beat’s Newest Intern Is Already Retired Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Civil Beat’s Newest Intern Is Already Retired

Our kupuna have a lot to offer Civil Beat's readers not to mention our reporters.
‘The Harbor’ Homeless Series Wins National Award Cory Lum/Civil Beat

‘The Harbor’ Homeless Series Wins National Award

The series set in the Waianae Boat Harbor camp has been honored by the Online News Association.
Edward Snowden Wants A Pardon

Edward Snowden Wants A Pardon

Good timing. The request comes just as the new movie "Snowden" is about to premier.
New Civil Beat Initiative: Meet 3 Aspiring Young Hawaii Journalists Cory Lum/Civil Beat

New Civil Beat Initiative: Meet 3 Aspiring Young Hawaii Journalists

We're helping local journalists develop important high-level skills in our new intensive internship program.
A Monk Seal Needs Help Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

A Monk Seal Needs Help

Federal officials are trying to find a wounded monk seal spotted off Oahu.