Civil Beat Staff

The Civil Beat Staff

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.”

Letters: Private Donations To Teachers Simply Wrong

Letters: Private Donations To Teachers Simply Wrong

Hawaii public education is underfunded, but directly involving rich people is a path toward privatization.