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Anti-Caldwell Super PAC May Have Broken Campaign Laws Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Anti-Caldwell Super PAC May Have Broken Campaign Laws

Save Our City spent nearly $200,000 on anti-Caldwell ads, but it hasn't been telling voters where the money came from.
What Should The State Do With Any Surplus Funds? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

What Should The State Do With Any Surplus Funds?

One ballot measure would change how extra money is handled, another boosts the threshhold for a jury trial.
VIDEO: 3 Civil Questions For Caldwell and Djou — Episode 2

VIDEO: 3 Civil Questions For Caldwell and Djou — Episode 2

In this episode: what Honolulu is doing right, a model city, a new landfill.
Honolulu City Council Incumbents Maintain Fundraising Advantage Cory Lum/CIvil Beat

Honolulu City Council Incumbents Maintain Fundraising Advantage

Council members Ann Kobayashi, Ron Menor and Joey Manahan have far outraised their general election challengers.
Super PACs Raise Over $1 Million In Honolulu Mayor’s Race Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Super PACs Raise Over $1 Million In Honolulu Mayor’s Race

Two political action committees favor Kirk Caldwell while a third, funded by engineer Dennis Mitsunaga, is backing challenger Charles Djou.
Rolling Toward Re-Election, Keith Kaneshiro Defends His Record Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Rolling Toward Re-Election, Keith Kaneshiro Defends His Record

Honolulu's prosecuting attorney cites his accomplishments and answers his critics, but ignores his election challenger.
Does Party Preference Matter On Council’s Reapportionment Panel? City and County of Honolulu

Does Party Preference Matter On Council’s Reapportionment Panel?

A charter amendment would lift a cap on how many people from one party can help redraw Honolulu City Council district boundaries.
Caldwell Camp Rejects Djou Debate Scheme As ‘Campaign Stunt’ Chad Blair/Civil Beat/2016

Caldwell Camp Rejects Djou Debate Scheme As ‘Campaign Stunt’

The Honolulu mayoral challenger wanted the two candidates to pay for 30 minutes of airtime on KITV on Saturday.
Beyond Candidates: Amendments Cram Oahu’s Ballot Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Beyond Candidates: Amendments Cram Oahu’s Ballot

That's why we're putting Civil Beat's coverage of these issues in one place for you, and there's more to come this week.
Measure Asks: Are All Those Boards and Commissions Needed? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Measure Asks: Are All Those Boards and Commissions Needed?

Charter Amendment 12 calls for a system to periodically review many of Honolulu's boards and commissions.