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Vicky Cayetano: Hawaii’s Nonprofits Need To Make Tough Choices To Survive Hawaii News Now

Vicky Cayetano: Hawaii’s Nonprofits Need To Make Tough Choices To Survive

A nonprofit label means an organization is tax-exempt but doesn’t mean that it can afford to operate at less-than-optimal efficiencies.

Danny De Gracia: Josh Green Has Big Shoes To Fill As Governor Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat/2018

Danny De Gracia: Josh Green Has Big Shoes To Fill As Governor

When he was LG, Green benefited from being able to play governor without the actual heavy lifting of being governor. All of that changes now.

Catherine Toth Fox: Keeping Guns Away From ‘Sensitive Places’ Isn’t About Violating Rights Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Catherine Toth Fox: Keeping Guns Away From ‘Sensitive Places’ Isn’t About Violating Rights

Honolulu City Council Bill 57, which passed its first reading on Tuesday, is aimed at keeping people safe.

Neal Milner: Will Our New Governor Be A Truth-Teller Or A Truth-Skater? David Croxford/Civil Beat/2022

Neal Milner: Will Our New Governor Be A Truth-Teller Or A Truth-Skater?

So many projects go off the rails in Hawaii, we need leaders who are brutally honest even if the news is bad.

Chad Blair: The Hawaii Legislature’s New And (Mostly) Improved Website Screenshot/2022

Chad Blair: The Hawaii Legislature’s New And (Mostly) Improved Website

It has not been updated in over a decade, and there are still tech fixes to be worked through.

Denby Fawcett: Hostile Design Won’t Stop Homelessness. It Just Makes Us All Uncomfortable Denby Fawcett/Civil Beat/2022

Denby Fawcett: Hostile Design Won’t Stop Homelessness. It Just Makes Us All Uncomfortable

Honolulu recently replaced many old-fashioned park benches along the Ala Wai Canal with green metal seats capable of holding only two people.

Danny De Gracia: It’s Time To Have Uncomfortable Conversations About Homelessness Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Danny De Gracia: It’s Time To Have Uncomfortable Conversations About Homelessness

We need to look at structures, systems and big pictures in approaching our solutions to Hawaii.

Neal Milner: Forget About The Elections. This Endangered Butterfly Is A Much Better Story US Fish & Wildlife Service

Neal Milner: Forget About The Elections. This Endangered Butterfly Is A Much Better Story

Scientists, landowners and the government worked together to save this rare creature.

Denby Fawcett: New Iolani Palace Exhibit Will Describe The Hawaiian Kingdom’s Overthrow David Croxford/Civil Beat/2022

Denby Fawcett: New Iolani Palace Exhibit Will Describe The Hawaiian Kingdom’s Overthrow

Expected to be completed in 2024, it will be the first major new exhibit the palace has undertaken in decades.