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Denby Fawcett: Clearing The Homeless Out Of Kuhio Beach Pavilions Denby Fawcett/Civil Beat

Denby Fawcett: Clearing The Homeless Out Of Kuhio Beach Pavilions

The city wants to lease out all of the iconic pavilions to beach service vendors, although officials won’t say it’s to chase out the chronic homeless.

Our Keiki Also Need A $17 Minimum Wage Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Our Keiki Also Need A $17 Minimum Wage

It’s no surprise why so many high school seniors elect to leave Hawaii after school.

Make Lead Poisoning Testing Mandatory For Hawaii’s Kids Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Make Lead Poisoning Testing Mandatory For Hawaii’s Kids

Lawmakers need to find the money to continue paying for the state’s prevention program, too.

Danny De Gracia: Give 16-Year-Olds The Right To Vote Young Progressives Demanding Action

Danny De Gracia: Give 16-Year-Olds The Right To Vote

People need to start voting younger in 2020 because there is so much more at stake that impacts them much earlier.

It’s Time To Close The Gender Pay Gap In The Workplace PF Bentley/Civil Beat

It’s Time To Close The Gender Pay Gap In The Workplace

Being paid and treated as equals is good for the bottom line in Hawaii but also for all people in America.

Tom Yamachika: Do You Buy Fuel? Then Be Very Afraid! Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Tom Yamachika: Do You Buy Fuel? Then Be Very Afraid!

Hawaii lawmakers are proposing a carbon tax to replace the barrel tax.

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: The Stakes Are High For Hawaiians To Get Out The Vote Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: The Stakes Are High For Hawaiians To Get Out The Vote

Hawaiians should organize a mass voting effort by using the same social media networks that made movements over the past year so powerful.

Keeping Sustainable Seafood On Hawaii’s Tables Courtesy: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Keeping Sustainable Seafood On Hawaii’s Tables

Elected officials and managers need to respect and maintain fisheries management and ocean conservation.

Chad Blair: I’ll Give You My Membership Fee When You Pry It From My Cold, Dead Hands

Chad Blair: I’ll Give You My Membership Fee When You Pry It From My Cold, Dead Hands

The author is receiving multiple unwanted solicitations from the National Association for Gun Rights.

The Haiku Stairs Are Worth Saving Flickr

The Haiku Stairs Are Worth Saving

It is a historical treasure that is famous around the world.

Neal Milner: I’m Happy Being An Outsider In Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Neal Milner: I’m Happy Being An Outsider In Hawaii

The term “local” is so overrated. I’ve spent decades contributing to the public well-being without embracing that culturally sensitive label.

Danny De Gracia: Forget The Blue-Ribbon Commission. Just Fix The Problems Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Danny De Gracia: Forget The Blue-Ribbon Commission. Just Fix The Problems

Hearing Native Hawaiians oppose major projects over ancient graves, cultural artifacts and environmental concerns is not only predictable, it is inevitable under poor economic conditions.

February 2020

Tuesday, February 25

Denby Fawcett: Clearing The Homeless Out Of Kuhio Beach Pavilions

Our Keiki Also Need A $17 Minimum Wage

Monday, February 24

Make Lead Poisoning Testing Mandatory For Hawaii’s Kids

Danny De Gracia: Give 16-Year-Olds The Right To Vote

It’s Time To Close The Gender Pay Gap In The Workplace

Sunday, February 23

Tom Yamachika: Do You Buy Fuel? Then Be Very Afraid!

Friday, February 21

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: The Stakes Are High For Hawaiians To Get Out The Vote

Keeping Sustainable Seafood On Hawaii’s Tables

Thursday, February 20

Chad Blair: I’ll Give You My Membership Fee When You Pry It From My Cold, Dead Hands

The Haiku Stairs Are Worth Saving

Neal Milner: I’m Happy Being An Outsider In Hawaii

Wednesday, February 19

Danny De Gracia: Forget The Blue-Ribbon Commission. Just Fix The Problems

Why Are Hawaii’s Lawmakers So Scared Of Hemp?

Tuesday, February 18

Denby Fawcett: How Marketeers Turned The Diamond Head Shoreline Into The Gold Coast

We Need Better Renewable Energy Siting Guidelines

Sunday, February 16

Tom Yamachika: The ‘Flipping Surcharge’ And Other Housing Solutions

Friday, February 14

Sterling Higa: How Whole Foods Lured Me In

A Simple Proposal To Help Cyclists In Honolulu

Thursday, February 13

A Call For More Visionaries In Hawaii

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Civic Consciousness Is A Grind

Wednesday, February 12

Here’s An Even Better Vision For Food Sustainability

Tuesday, February 11

Denby Fawcett: City Removes 2nd Fence From Diamond Head Seawall

The Case For Dissolving HART

Monday, February 10

Civil Beat Reader Feedback On Native Hawaiian Sovereignty

Danny De Gracia: Hawaii’s Struggling Teachers Deserve Some Tax Relief

It Is Simply Impossible To Survive On $21,000 A Year

Sunday, February 9

Tom Yamachika: The ConAm Returns

Friday, February 7

Corruption Has Nothing To Do With Race

Valley Isle Leads The Way In Combating Elder Abuse

Thursday, February 6

A Proposal To Clear Up Traffic And Clean The Air

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: AG Steering Hawaii In Wrong Direction With TMT

Wednesday, February 5

State Leaders: There Is Hope For Hawaii’s Housing Crisis

Tuesday, February 4

How To Challenge The School-To-Prison Pipeline

Denby Fawcett: Can A White Person Ever Be ‘Local’ In Hawaii?

Monday, February 3

Danny De Gracia: Lawmakers Need To Tighten Controls On Asset Forfeiture

How Worried Should We Be About The Coronavirus?

Sunday, February 2

Tom Yamachika: Why Do Lawmakers Want More Special Funds?

January 2020

Friday, January 31

Sterling Higa: It’s Time To Clean Up Chinatown

‘Zero Tolerance’ Essential For Keeping Hawaii’s Roads Safe

Thursday, January 30

We Need A Better Vision For Food Sustainability

Neal Milner: Beware The ‘Magic’ Of Public-Private Partnerships For Honolulu Rail

Wednesday, January 29

Kauai: Council Weighs Resolution To Fix DHHL Mortgage Programs

18 Tips To Prepare For A Possible Pandemic

Tuesday, January 28

Denby Fawcett: Diamond Head Girls School Offers Comfort To First Responders, Neighbors

Hawaii AG Wrong To Subpoena Protest Group’s Records

Monday, January 27

Danny De Gracia: ‘Congestion Pricing’ Is Another Of Honolulu’s Bad Ideas

Introducing The Civic Virtue And Sunshine Grade Book!

Sunday, January 26

Tom Yamachika: Why Is OHA Resisting The State Auditor?

Friday, January 24

Hawaii Road Usage Charge Penalizes Fuel Efficiency

Thursday, January 23

Neal Milner: White Political Identity Is An Emerging And Dangerous Force

Denby Fawcett: It Was Lois Cain’s Stubborn Loyalty That Likely Got Her Killed

Health Beat: Creating A Better Health Care System For Us All

Patsy Mink’s Legacy Lives On, But There’s More To Be Done

Wednesday, January 22

Shady Tactics Of Gut And Replace Mar Legislative Process

Danny de Gracia: Hawaii Should Welcome New Defense Radar

Tuesday, January 21

Denby Fawcett: Winning Political Power The Pelosi Way

The Severe Doctor Shortage On The Big Island

Sunday, January 19

Tom Yamachika: Don’t Be Duped Into Paying Double Taxes

Friday, January 17

Reforming Inefficiencies Begins With Government Employees

Sterling Higa: Is This Any Way To Run An Airport?

Thursday, January 16

Neal Milner: Why Oscar Mayer Won’t Let Me Drive Its Wienermobile

Hawaii County Leading The Way On Climate Change

Wednesday, January 15

Denby Fawcett: How I Almost Fell For An Internet Scam

Helping Protect Wildlife At The Honolulu Zoo Helps Everyone

Tuesday, January 14

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Hawaiians Ready To Descend On Capitol

20 Reasons To Be Hopeful At The 2020 Legislature

Monday, January 13

Danny De Gracia: We Must Get Ready For The Climate Change ‘Storm’

Noise Pollution Is Making Our Communities Unlivable

Sunday, January 12

Tom Yamachika: What Really Is A Minimum Wage?

Friday, January 10

Sterling Higa: Why Can’t I Find An Apartment To Rent In Honolulu?

Low-Lying Islands At The Forefront Of Climate Change

Thursday, January 9

Denby Fawcett: Fence Blocking Diamond Head Seawall Will Be Removed

Why Is The City Wasting Public Money On Unwanted Projects?

Neal Milner: Hawaii Needs To Rough Up Its Brain-Dead Politics

Wednesday, January 8

How About A Tax Credit To Support Energy Storage?

Tuesday, January 7

Denby Fawcett: My Bittersweet Return To Vietnam

Is Hawaii Prepared For China’s Rise?

Monday, January 6

Danny De Gracia: Don’t Settle For Mediocrity In Hawaii

Rebuilding Trust And Community In Hawaii Starts With You

Sunday, January 5

Tom Yamachika: The Reality Of Cooling Our Schools

Friday, January 3

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Hawaii Should Learn From Australia’s Wildfires

Will New Year Bring New Tax To Online Purchases?

Thursday, January 2

Denby Fawcett: City Blocks Public Access Along Diamond Head Seawall

The Fight For Paid Family Leave Insurance

Want To Really Diversify Hawaii Ag? Cultivate Hemp

Neal Milner: Life Lessons From A New York City Coffee Shop