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The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: Leaders Of Hawaii Community-Based Organizations Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: Leaders Of Hawaii Community-Based Organizations

“We’re about strengthening and uniting this sector to do good work in our community here in Hawaii,” says the CEO of the Hawaii Alliance of Nonprofit Organizations.

Reject The Aloha Stadium Plan In Favor Of UH Manoa David Croxford/Civil Beat/2022

Reject The Aloha Stadium Plan In Favor Of UH Manoa

Why is the state focused on a $350 million rebuild in Halawa when Ching Field is already in operation?

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: Honolulu Community Services Director Anton Krucky Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: Honolulu Community Services Director Anton Krucky

Addressing homelessness and creating more affordable housing are top priorities for the former business executive. So is having the right people and strategies in place.

Hawaii Legislature Should Not Mess With Our Public Records Law Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2017

Hawaii Legislature Should Not Mess With Our Public Records Law

The Office of Information Practices is once again trying to reverse its defeat in court in order to impede the people’s right to know.

Let’s Dump The Electoral College Screenshot/2022

Let’s Dump The Electoral College

One person, one vote is the only fair way to choose American presidents.

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: Hawaii Gov. David Ige David Croxford/Civil Beat/2022

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: Hawaii Gov. David Ige

The state’s chief executive talks politics, defends abortion rights, gives Biden a thumbs up and contemplates what he himself might be remembered for after he leaves office this year.

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat/2022

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi

Staffing has been a priority for the administration along with homelessness, affordable housing and information technology. The mayor says he’ll also seek a second term in 2024.

Please, Office Of Elections, Do The Math For Us On Primary Night Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

Please, Office Of Elections, Do The Math For Us On Primary Night

For dozens of nonpartisan races, Hawaii officials should calculate vote totals and post clear data on the winners and losers instead of leaving voters to figure it out.

Ige’s Rationale To Veto The Public Records Bill Doesn’t Pass The Smell Test Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Ige’s Rationale To Veto The Public Records Bill Doesn’t Pass The Smell Test

The governor should drop the excuses, disregard staff whining and allow this important government accountability legislation to become law.

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: SHOPO’s Robert Cavaco And Stephen Keogh Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: SHOPO’s Robert Cavaco And Stephen Keogh

The statewide police union heads talk about their priorities, including better communication, challenges facing county departments, arbitration and more.