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Why Juneteenth Is A Complicated Holiday For Hawaii’s Black Community

Some say recognizing Juneteenth must be followed by efforts to improve racial inequity in Hawaii.

Too Few Women Get To Invent – That’s A Problem For Women’s Health

Male researchers have often overlooked the medical needs of women.

The Race Is On To Book A Reservation At Hanauma Bay

As county parks implement online reservation websites, Hawaii is talking about creating a statewide system.

Honolulu Councilman’s Old Blackface Video Is Raising Concerns

A 15-year-old comedy skit featuring Augie Tulba in blackface was recently posted on the politician’s Instagram page.


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Danny De Gracia: Hawaii Is Becoming An Unpleasant Place To Live. Arguing Doesn’t Help Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Danny De Gracia: Hawaii Is Becoming An Unpleasant Place To Live. Arguing Doesn’t Help

We need to cool down and de-escalate community conflicts. That starts by being more tolerant of people with opposing views.

We Need To Improve Government Transparency in Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat

We Need To Improve Government Transparency in Hawaii

Openness doesn’t require a lot of resources — and it is invaluable to democracy.