Civil Beat Staff

Rui Kaneya

Rui Kaneya is an investigative reporter for Civil Beat.

December 2017

Friday, December 29

Audit: Hawaii Needs To Get Its Act Together In Responding To Outbreaks

Thursday, December 28

Hawaii And Other States Reach Settlement On Deceptive Drug Marketing

Tuesday, December 26

Gov. Ige Makes Two Cabinet Appointments

Tuesday, December 5

Why The Number of Criminal Defendants Sent To The State Hospital Is Soaring

November 2017

Wednesday, November 22

One Senator’s Prescription For Making The State Hospital Safer

Thursday, November 16

Hawaii State Hospital Wasn’t Built For The Type Of Patients It Serves

Tuesday, November 14

Officials Still Silent About How Killer Escaped From Hawaii State Hospital

Nevada’s ‘Most Dangerous’ Inmates Move In With Hawaii Prisoners

Wednesday, November 8

‘Preferred’ Jail Site Currently Houses Animal Quarantine Station

Wednesday, November 1

Officers Hope New Chief Will Clear Away ‘Dark Cloud Over HPD’

October 2017

Monday, October 30

Susan Ballard To Be Sworn In Wednesday As Honolulu Police Chief

Wednesday, October 25

Susan Ballard Picked As New Honolulu Police Chief

Monday, October 23

Interviews For Next Honolulu Police Chief Begin Amid Growing Scandal

Friday, October 20

A Guide To The Case Against The Kealohas

Former Honolulu Police Chief And Prosecutor Wife Arrested

Wednesday, October 18

Caldwell Names Two New Honolulu Police Commissioners

Tuesday, October 17

Questions Surface Over Integrity Of HPD Chief Candidate

Sunday, October 15

FBI Arrests Two Allegedly Tied To Honolulu Police Corruption Probe

Tuesday, October 10

Hawaii: Trump’s Latest Travel Ban Still Contains ‘All Of The Legal Flaws’

Monday, October 9

Espero Wants Probe of Man’s Pepper-Spraying In Patrol Car

Friday, October 6

Acting Honolulu Police Chief To Retire As Search For Replacement Continues

Thursday, October 5

Hawaii Poised To Challenge Trump’s ‘Travel Ban 3.0’

Wednesday, October 4

Public Input Favors Retired HPD Major’s Candidacy To Be Police Chief

Tuesday, October 3

Overcrowding May Have Sparked Attack On Oahu Jail Guards

Monday, October 2

The Disturbing State Of Mental Health Care In Hawaii’s Prisons

September 2017

Tuesday, September 12

Star-Advertiser Cuts Nearly 10 Percent Of Its Newsroom Staff

Tuesday, September 5

Hawaii ‘Dreamer’ Protest: ‘This Is The Worst Thing He Could Have Done’

Friday, September 1

Hanabusa Gears Up For Gubernatorial Race Against Ige

August 2017

Thursday, August 31

Hope For Legal Status In The US Turns To Uncertainty For This ‘Dreamer’

Monday, August 28

Is Honolulu Turning Homeless People Into Criminals?

Thursday, August 10

Why Hawaii Won’t Join Battle Against Trump’s ‘Sanctuary City’ Crackdown

Wednesday, August 9

First Rat Lungworm Case Since 2010 Reported On Oahu

Wednesday, August 2

Rat Lungworm: Hawaii Kicks Off $1 Million Campaign To Halt Spread of Disease

July 2017

Wednesday, July 26

State Steps Up Its Homeless Sweeps Along Highways

Friday, July 14

No Relief In Sight For High Cost Of Prison Phone Calls

Thursday, July 13

Judge Grants Hawaii’s Request On Refugees In Travel Ban

Thursday, July 6

Honolulu Judge Rejects Hawaii’s Latest Challenge To Travel Ban

Wednesday, July 5

Hawaii Claims Scaled-Back Trump Travel Ban Still On ‘Flawed Trajectory’

June 2017

Wednesday, June 21

Inmate Deaths Leave Families, Advocates Searching For Answers

Monday, June 12

Chin ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ Supreme Court Will Back Hawaii On Travel Ban

Wednesday, June 7

Maui Mother Of Two Avoids Deportation — At Least For Now

Friday, June 2

Big Island Company Recalls More Imported Ahi Tainted With Hepatitis A

Civil Beat Poll: Voters Dislike Trump, Support Lawsuit Against Travel Ban

May 2017

Tuesday, May 30

Most Of The Imported Seafood We Eat Isn’t Inspected

Monday, May 15

Federal Judges Question Whether Trump’s Travel Ban Is A ‘Muslim Ban’

Friday, May 12

Hawaii’s Case Against Travel Ban May Hinge On Trump’s Own Words

Wednesday, May 10

Is Hawaii Starting To Turn The Corner On Homelessness?

Tuesday, May 9

Hawaii’s Inaction On Replacing Jail Is A Victory For Justice Reformers

Tuesday, May 2

Raw Ahi Sold At Several Oahu Outlets Tests Positive For Hepatitis A

April 2017

Friday, April 28

Lawmakers Provide No Money For Rat Lungworm Research

Wednesday, April 26

Honolulu Joins Movement To Protect Undocumented Immigrants

Monday, April 24

Should Hawaii Have Gotten Serious About Rat Lungworm Sooner?

Wednesday, April 19

Six New Rat Lungworm Cases Reported In Hawaii

Monday, April 17

Should Hawaii Defy Trump On Immigration Enforcement?

Wednesday, April 12

Hawaii Set To Roll Back Nation’s Toughest Drug Paraphernalia Laws

Friday, April 7

Hawaii Cooperates With Feds On Immigration Holds, Even As Other States Balk

Monday, April 3

Hawaii Injunction Against Travel Ban Goes To Appeals Court In May

March 2017

Thursday, March 30

Trump Appeals Hawaii Judge’s Ruling That Stopped Travel Ban

Wednesday, March 29

Hawaii Judge Refuses To Back Down, Extends Ruling Against Travel Ban

Tuesday, March 28

Why Aren’t Federal Attorneys Moving Quickly To Appeal Travel Ban Ruling?

Friday, March 24

Virginia Judge Sides With Trump On Travel Ban

Thursday, March 23

New Trump ‘Extreme Vetting’ Directive Aimed At Those Seeking Visas

Tuesday, March 21

Hawaii Asks Judge To Double Down Against Trump’s Travel Ban

Sunday, March 19

Hawaii Judge Refuses To Narrow His Ruling Against Travel Ban

Friday, March 17

Derrick Watson: An Apolitical Judge Caught In A Partisan Firestorm

Wednesday, March 15

Hawaii Judge Halts Trump’s Travel Ban Nationwide

Tuesday, March 14

Travel Ban Challenged In 3 Cities Wednesday — Including Honolulu

Monday, March 13

Battle Lines Drawn In Hawaii’s Case Against Trump

Thursday, March 9

More States Sue Trump Over New Travel Ban

Wednesday, March 8

Hawaii Becomes First State To Challenge Trump’s New Travel Ban

Tuesday, March 7

Hawaii Plans To Sue Trump (Again)

Trump’s New Travel Ban Is Out But Is It Any Better?

February 2017

Friday, February 24

Bill Clamps Down On State’s Habit Of Segregating Inmates

Thursday, February 16

Hawaii Stands Ready To Challenge Trump’s Promised New Order

Tuesday, February 14

Another Federal Injunction Issued Against Trump’s Travel Ban

Thursday, February 9

Appeals Court Deals Blow To Trump’s Travel Ban

Tuesday, February 7

Hawaii Lawsuit Must Wait For Appeals Court

Monday, February 6

Trump Seeks To Put Hawaii Case On Hold

Settlement Protects Religious Rights For Hawaiian Prisoners

Should Hawaii Become A Sanctuary State?

Friday, February 3

Hawaii Sues Trump To Block New Immigration Policy

Thursday, February 2

New Oahu Jail Will Cost Hundreds Of Millions

January 2017

Monday, January 30

Civil Beat Joins National Effort To Document Hate Incidents

Sunday, January 29

Honolulu Protesters Join The Outcry Over Immigration Ban

Thursday, January 26

Can One Attorney Sue The Chief And Defend Him At The Same Time?

Thursday, January 19

Clemency For 3 Hawaii Men

Thursday, January 12

No Quick Fixes For Prison Overcrowding In Governor’s Budget

How Hawaii’s Prisoners Are Ending Up In Facilities All Over The Country

Tuesday, January 10

ACLU Calls For Federal Probe Of Hawaii Prison Conditions

Wednesday, January 4

Homeless Count Volunteers Sought