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Chad Blair: The ‘Rainbow Wave’ Election Touches Hawaii’s Shores Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2015

Chad Blair: The ‘Rainbow Wave’ Election Touches Hawaii’s Shores

The local Democratic Party’s Stonewall Caucus is praising the results. But LGBT officials say they primarily intend to serve the diverse interests of their districts.

Denby Fawcett: Feeling Grateful That Voters Opted For Sanity This Year Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Denby Fawcett: Feeling Grateful That Voters Opted For Sanity This Year

The country is just as divided as it was before the election, but the fact that it could have been so much worse offers the smallest glimmer of hope for better days ahead.
Danny De Gracia: Democrats Should Invite Republicans Into Legislative Leadership Next Session Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Danny De Gracia: Democrats Should Invite Republicans Into Legislative Leadership Next Session

The GOP minority in the Legislature still represents a constituency that needs to be protected and respected.
Sally Kaye: Serious As A Heart Attack Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2016

Sally Kaye: Serious As A Heart Attack

Getting health care to rural, underserved areas is always a challenge. Dedicated workers can make all the difference.  
Chad Blair: Why Do So Many Hawaii Voters Wait Until The Last Minute? Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat/2022

Chad Blair: Why Do So Many Hawaii Voters Wait Until The Last Minute?

Because they can. Still, the trend is for more of us to vote early, meaning election results will be released earlier, too.
Catherine Toth Fox: How Botanists Are Trying To Spur A Limu Rebound In Hawaii Courtesy: Hawaii Sea Grant/2022

Catherine Toth Fox: How Botanists Are Trying To Spur A Limu Rebound In Hawaii

Limu, as seaweed is known in Hawaiian, used to grow wild in such abundance that it would pile up on beaches, but it has become scarce. Researchers have launched projects trying to change that.
Neal Milner: Honolulu Needs To Be More Than Just A Lot Of People Living Together Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Neal Milner: Honolulu Needs To Be More Than Just A Lot Of People Living Together

Describing Hawaii as a special place and a unique bubble of niceness and ohana is often more of a defense and rationalization than a vision.
Lee Cataluna: Hawaii’s Next First Lady Brings Career Experience And Life Lessons To The Role David Croxford/Civil Beat/2022

Lee Cataluna: Hawaii’s Next First Lady Brings Career Experience And Life Lessons To The Role

She intends to be an active, involved first lady. She hopes to open Washington Place to more events and put her experience in children’s issues and advocacy to work.
Vicky Cayetano: This Election Is About What We Have To Lose Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Vicky Cayetano: This Election Is About What We Have To Lose

Tuesday's election isn't only about who wins. There's a lot we could lose.  
Chad Blair: Liz Cheney, Tulsi Gabbard And The Future Of America

Chad Blair: Liz Cheney, Tulsi Gabbard And The Future Of America

The congresswoman from Wyoming is headed into the political wilderness while the former congresswoman from Hawaii is a rising star — but on the right.