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Emerging Writers Contest: And The Winners Are … Caleb Hartsfield/Civil Beat

Emerging Writers Contest: And The Winners Are …

Our panel of judges chose three winners and three honorable mentions.

Civil Beat: Coming Soon To A Neighborhood Near You Alana Eagle/Civil Beat

Civil Beat: Coming Soon To A Neighborhood Near You

We’re unveiling The Wavemaker, our new mobile reporting platform.

They’re Back: The Return Of Civil Beat Comments Wall-to-Wall Studios

They’re Back: The Return Of Civil Beat Comments

We’re trying this again in the spirit of fostering robust public discussion on important issues.

Hawaii Supreme Court To Fine-Tune Open Meetings Law Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Supreme Court To Fine-Tune Open Meetings Law

A court opinion in the Honolulu Police Commission’s Kealoha case would also affect the way public boards handle other high-profile staff departures.

 

Are Political Attack Ads A Waste Of Money This Year? Getty Images/iStockphoto

Are Political Attack Ads A Waste Of Money This Year?

Voters contacted by Civil Beat say the recent barrage of negative ads are mostly annoying — and haven’t changed their minds.

Civil Beat Named Best News Website In Hawaii Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Civil Beat Named Best News Website In Hawaii

Journalism awards for Hawaii media were announced at the annual SPJ banquet Friday night.

‘The Last Wild Place’ Wins National Honors Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

‘The Last Wild Place’ Wins National Honors

Civil Beat took readers on a visual journey through one of the most remote parts of the planet.

Why We Published New Sexual Harassment Claims About Dan Inouye

Why We Published New Sexual Harassment Claims About Dan Inouye

Sexual harassment continues to be a problem in professional settings, enabled by a culture of silence in which colleagues look the other way.

We’re Changing Around Some Things In Our Newsroom Cory Lum/Civil Beat

We’re Changing Around Some Things In Our Newsroom

We have two new full-time reporters and Nick Grube has moved to Washington, D.C., to staff our full-time bureau there.