Civil Beat Staff

The Civil Beat Staff

Database of Public Employee Salaries

How much does Hawaii pay its public servants? You’ll find information here on fiscal years 2016, 2018 and 2020.

Letters: More Options For Senior Dental Care Caleb Hartsfield/Civil Beat

Letters: More Options For Senior Dental Care

Medicare’s annual enrollment period runs now through Dec. 7.

Letters: Limiting Condo Parking Is Poor Civic Planning

Letters: Limiting Condo Parking Is Poor Civic Planning

Why bank on a rail system that may not even come into existence by 2025?

Letters: Can We Save Vulnerable Islands? Caleb Hartsfield/Civil Beat

Letters: Can We Save Vulnerable Islands?

A story about the obliteration of a remote Hawaiian islet resonates in Alaska.

Letters: Shining Light On OHA Allowances Caleb Hartsfield/Civil Beat

Letters: Shining Light On OHA Allowances

Two trustees respond to a recent news article on the spending practice.

Letters: Voters Just Can’t Be Trusted With A ConCon Caleb Hartsfield/Civil Beat

Letters: Voters Just Can’t Be Trusted With A ConCon

Corporate entities could promote changes to the Hawaii constitution that would favor business over workers and weaken civil rights.

Candidate Q&A: State House District 3 — Frederick Fogel Frederick F. Fogel

Candidate Q&A: State House District 3 — Frederick Fogel

“Hey, it takes money to win, but I’m a believer in severe campaign spending limitations. Televising and archiving all hearings? Sounds like a good thing.”

Candidate Q&A: OHA Trustee At-Large — Rowena Akana Rowena Akana

Candidate Q&A: OHA Trustee At-Large — Rowena Akana

“OHA needs to change the classification of the CEO back to administrator, allowing trustees, as advised by the State Auditor, to take back the office.”

Candidate Q&A: OHA Trustee At Large — Brendon Kalei’aina Lee Brendon Kalei'aina Lee

Candidate Q&A: OHA Trustee At Large — Brendon Kalei’aina Lee

“Given that OHA’s strategic plan expires this year, this election is that much more critical.”

Candidate Q&A: OHA Trustee At Large — William Aila William Aila Jr.

Candidate Q&A: OHA Trustee At Large — William Aila

“One of the most pressing issues to Native Hawaiians is the failure of OHA to collect its fair share of ceded lands revenue.”

Candidate Q&A: OHA Trustee At Large — John Waihee IV John Waihee IV

Candidate Q&A: OHA Trustee At Large — John Waihee IV

“I think that for many Hawaiians, living in an environment that does not promote or celebrate a culture that they identify with has left them with a feeling of hopelessness.”

Candidate Q&A: OHA Trustee At-Large —  Leina’ala Ahu Isa

Candidate Q&A: OHA Trustee At-Large — Leina’ala Ahu Isa

“I think it’s about time I go back to my roots and give back in whatever way I can help our Hawaiian people.”