Powell Berger

Powell Berger is a Honolulu-based writer, strategic communications consultant, and long-time political observer. Her work appears in numerous publications. She lives in Kakaako.
Why The Adulation For Michael Jackson — Or Dan Inouye? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Why The Adulation For Michael Jackson — Or Dan Inouye?

Local theater events raise questions about balancing political and cultural geniuses with accusations of reprehensible acts.

Hawaii Deserves Better Than What The Legislature Delivered Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Deserves Better Than What The Legislature Delivered

State lawmakers could learn something from our congressional representatives, who are accomplishing something even though they’re in the political minority.

What Do Ted Stevens and Billy Kenoi Have in Common? Flickr.com

What Do Ted Stevens and Billy Kenoi Have in Common?

Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi screwed up but he's not the only politician who's been in trouble and then things turned out differently.