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Civil Beat Wins National Award For General Excellence

Civil Beat Wins National Award For General Excellence

The Online News Association is the world’s largest organization for digital journalism.

Civil Beat’s ‘Are We Ready?’ Project Wins Public Service Award

Civil Beat’s ‘Are We Ready?’ Project Wins Public Service Award

The series on whether Hawaii is prepared for a disaster was one of numerous journalism honors we won for our work in 2018.

Federal Fisheries Council Has A Long History Of Secrecy Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Federal Fisheries Council Has A Long History Of Secrecy

Wespac has for years resisted releasing information, fighting public records requests, lawsuits and even congressional inquiries.

Conflicts, Lax Oversight Shroud This Secretive Fisheries Fund Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Conflicts, Lax Oversight Shroud This Secretive Fisheries Fund

A federal fisheries oversight council has stymied inquiries by congressmen, journalists and others over the past few years.

Meet Our New Criminal Justice Reporter Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Meet Our New Criminal Justice Reporter

Yoohyun Jung will have a lot of ground to cover as she tackles Hawaii’s law and order issues.

Meet Up With Civil Beat In Waimanalo Monday Alana Eagle/Civil Beat

Meet Up With Civil Beat In Waimanalo Monday

Our staff wants to talk with you about the plan to develop ball fields at Sherwood Forest, among other things.

Dog And Beth Chapman In On The Hunt For Columbine Suspect Dog Bounty Hunter/Facebook

Dog And Beth Chapman In On The Hunt For Columbine Suspect

The famous Honolulu bounty hunters helped look for a young woman police thought might try to harm students in Colorado.

Honolulu Police Corruption: This Is Why We Rarely Rely On Anonymous Sources Screenshot

Honolulu Police Corruption: This Is Why We Rarely Rely On Anonymous Sources

Readers should be able to know and trust where your information is coming from. But public officials also have a responsibility to speak up and correct erroneous reporting.