Sara Lin

Hawaii Broadcasters Swoop In To Save Debate

Hawaii Broadcasters Swoop In To Save Debate

Hawaii News Now, Clear Channel Communications and PBS will also broadcast mayoral debate.
Not So Public: Open Records Agency Takes Up Our Appeal, 1 Year Later

Not So Public: Open Records Agency Takes Up Our Appeal, 1 Year Later

Honolulu Police Department had rejected Civil Beat request for information about two cops.

Tax Review Commission Should Scrutinize Tax Credits

Lawmakers should examine existing incentives instead of raising taxes.
10 Must Read Stories From the Week of July 2 – July 6

10 Must Read Stories From the Week of July 2 – July 6

Theme alert: Bathrooms, politicians and pigs.
Throw Out All of Obamacare Because of Contraception?

Throw Out All of Obamacare Because of Contraception?

Calls to repeal the Affordable Care Act are inconsistent with how the Catholic church has acted in other arenas.

Can A Tax Increase Be In the Works?

Taxpayers are being set up for a tax increase as a result of the work of the latest Tax Review Commission.
10 Must Read Stories From the Week of June 25 – June 29

10 Must Read Stories From the Week of June 25 – June 29

Health care ruling takes center stage; Mayoral hopefuls open up on the issues.

Before Raising Taxes, Look at What We Already Pay

Hawaii has a high tax burden, starting with the general excise tax.

Taking on Tax Breaks For Retirees

Age nor physical disability is an indicator of ability to pay one's fair share.