Civil Beat Staff

The Civil Beat Staff

Candidate Q&A: Honolulu City Council District 1 — Andria Tupola

Candidate Q&A: Honolulu City Council District 1 — Andria Tupola

“It’s clear that the state has been driving tourism as high as possible to cover debt, expenses and shortfalls.”

Candidate Q&A: Honolulu City Council District 1 — Kathy Davenport

Candidate Q&A: Honolulu City Council District 1 — Kathy Davenport

“The most pressing issue I am currently hearing expressed is the fear of increased property taxes and ensuring fiscal responsibility at Honolulu Hale.”

Candidate Q&A: Honolulu City Council District 1 — Galen Kerfoot

Candidate Q&A: Honolulu City Council District 1 — Galen Kerfoot

“Community input needs to be heard, not just a two-minute blurb in front of a committee, then told, ‘Thank you for your testimony, next.'”

VIRUS TRACKER — JULY 3: 29 New COVID-19 Cases, Another Death In Hawaii Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

VIRUS TRACKER — JULY 3: 29 New COVID-19 Cases, Another Death In Hawaii

The governor reminded residents to remain vigilant in wearing masks as the state reported its 19th death from coronavirus.

Candidate Q&A: Maui County Council Kahului District — Deb Kaiwi

Candidate Q&A: Maui County Council Kahului District — Deb Kaiwi

The diverse ethnic culture of Maui’s officers is more respectful than police on the mainland.”

Candidate Q&A: Maui County Council Kahului District — Carol Kamekona

Candidate Q&A: Maui County Council Kahului District — Carol Kamekona

“To protect our reefs we need better mountain to sea water management plans to hold back sediment from reaching the ocean.”

Candidate Q&A: Maui County Council Molokai District — Keani Rawlins-Fernandez

Candidate Q&A: Maui County Council Molokai District — Keani Rawlins-Fernandez

Those who have historically experienced the structural inequalities of society, should now lead the way forward to a better future for us all.”

Candidate Q&A: Maui County Council Molokai District — Stacy Crivello

Candidate Q&A: Maui County Council Molokai District — Stacy Crivello

“A stronger partnership with community and law enforcement will help to counter the supply and  demands of drug infiltration.”

Candidate Q&A: Maui County Council East District — Shane Sinenci

Candidate Q&A: Maui County Council East District — Shane Sinenci

“I am proposing a Department of Agriculture for Maui County.”