Civil Beat Staff

The Civil Beat Staff

Candidate Q&A: Kauai County Council — Luke Evslin

Candidate Q&A: Kauai County Council — Luke Evslin

During any economic downturn, it is vital that the county pulls every lever it can to stabilize and revitalize the economy.”

Candidate Q&A: Kauai County Council — Arryl Kaneshiro

Candidate Q&A: Kauai County Council — Arryl Kaneshiro

“I chaired the past six budgets and am proud of the financial condition our county is currently in.”

Candidate Q&A: Kauai County Council —  Shirley Simbre-Medeiros

Candidate Q&A: Kauai County Council —  Shirley Simbre-Medeiros

“I will represent the westside and make sure that we’re not forgotten.”

VIRUS TRACKER — Sept. 18: 114 New COVID-19 Cases In Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat

VIRUS TRACKER — Sept. 18: 114 New COVID-19 Cases In Hawaii

Since March, 11,217 people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the islands.

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 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 Lanai District — Gabe Johnson

Candidate Q&A: Maui County Council Lanai District — Gabe Johnson

“The problem we are facing is that COVID-19 isn’t going away soon, and our present tourism model requires big numbers to be successful.”

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.”

VIRUS TRACKER — Sept. 17: 160 New COVID-19 Cases And 5 Deaths In Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat

VIRUS TRACKER — Sept. 17: 160 New COVID-19 Cases And 5 Deaths In Hawaii

At least 120 people have died from the virus in Hawaii to date, though the state’s official tally is lower because of reporting lags.