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Kirstin Downey: Ignore The Working Class At Your Own Peril Lane Pearman/Flickr.com

Kirstin Downey: Ignore The Working Class At Your Own Peril

So many people are employed but still struggling financially, and Trump was the only one loudly promising to shake things up.
Reader Rep: Was It Fair To Turn Kirk Caldwell Into A Cardboard Cutout? Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Reader Rep: Was It Fair To Turn Kirk Caldwell Into A Cardboard Cutout?

Credit Civil Beat for coming up with a creative approach to candidate videos. But the resulting coverage could have been more balanced.
Luke Evslin: What Trump And Hitler Have In Common Flickr.com

Luke Evslin: What Trump And Hitler Have In Common

Our president-elect isn't like the Hitler of the 1940s, but his rhetoric has a lot in common with the Hitler of the 1920s.
Health Beat: What America Looks Like Without Obamacare Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Health Beat: What America Looks Like Without Obamacare

It's hard to find winners if the Affordable Care Act is repealed, but there would be no shortage of losers.
Anti-Trump Protest In Waikiki: Peace, Aloha And ‘Rebellion’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Anti-Trump Protest In Waikiki: Peace, Aloha And ‘Rebellion’

Motorists honked in support and some of the onlookers joined the procession from Kapiolani Park to a Trump hotel.
Schatz: Remember Sanders’ Passion When Looking To 2018 Vote Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2016

Schatz: Remember Sanders’ Passion When Looking To 2018 Vote

"We need a progressive counter-revolution," says the Hawaii senator, who was elected to a full six-year term Tuesday.
Denby Fawcett: Can Trump Settle Down And Learn How To Govern? Gage Skidmore via Flickr

Denby Fawcett: Can Trump Settle Down And Learn How To Govern?

The presidential transition team might want to study the case of a political neophyte who was elected mayor of Hawaii Island in 1988.
Kirstin Downey: Welcome To TrumpWorld Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Kirstin Downey: Welcome To TrumpWorld

Donald Trump's presidency could be both good news and bad news for Hawaii.
Chad Blair: Wednesday-Morning Quarterbacking Hawaii’s Election Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: Wednesday-Morning Quarterbacking Hawaii’s Election

Everyone's talking about you-know-who, but there were outcomes in local politics also worth keeping top of mind.
Neal Milner: What The Chicago Cubs Can Teach Us About Civility Brandon Schatsiek/Flickr.com

Neal Milner: What The Chicago Cubs Can Teach Us About Civility

The election showed our dark side while the World Series was a glimmer of light about how things ought to be.