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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.

 

John Pritchett: Cleaning House John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: Cleaning House

State Reps. Matt LoPresti and Sharon Har, both Oahu Democrats, lost reelection to Republican challengers. Both were also dogged by arrests for alleged drunken driving.

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.

Why Isn’t Hawaii Talking About Principles And Values? Screenshot: Hawaii Senate/2022

Why Isn’t Hawaii Talking About Principles And Values?

Democracy is a form of government built on a foundation of ethical truths, and it cannot survive without them.

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.

Good Intentions, Hubris And The Road To Hell At The US-Pacific Islands Summit Biden Administration/2022

Good Intentions, Hubris And The Road To Hell At The US-Pacific Islands Summit

Faith in American exceptionalism was on full display, with no hint that this global power might be waning.

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.