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The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: Hawaii Gov. David Ige David Croxford/Civil Beat/2022

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: Hawaii Gov. David Ige

The state’s chief executive talks politics, defends abortion rights, gives Biden a thumbs up and contemplates what he himself might be remembered for after he leaves office this year.

Hawaii Public Utilities Commission Says Rural Telecom Provider Must Respond To Consumer Advocate Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Hawaii Public Utilities Commission Says Rural Telecom Provider Must Respond To Consumer Advocate

But Sandwich Isles Communications says the state agency is on a “witch hunt” and is resisting providing information about its financial status.

Hawaii Legislature: House Speaker In Close Race For Seat Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat/2022

Hawaii Legislature: House Speaker In Close Race For Seat

Dozens of House and Senate seats were on the primary ballot Saturday.

Two Of Waikiki’s Oldest Beach Clubs Are Struggling To Come To Grips With Climate Change Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat/2022

Two Of Waikiki’s Oldest Beach Clubs Are Struggling To Come To Grips With Climate Change

In a precursor of business decisions that will become more common, members of the Outrigger Canoe Club have rejected a proposal to extend the club’s lease with its landlord beyond 2055 due to concerns about sea level rise.

Report: Hawaii Gun Registrations Rose 6.8% In 2021 Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Report: Hawaii Gun Registrations Rose 6.8% In 2021

The report by the Hawaii Attorney General indicates there could be upward of 2 million firearms in a state of 1.4 million people.

Wife Of Defense Contractor Detained In Hawaii Says Stolen ID Is Her Real Name U.S. District Court via AP

Wife Of Defense Contractor Detained In Hawaii Says Stolen ID Is Her Real Name

The couple pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiracy, false statement in a passport application and aggravated identity theft.

Invisible Ink. Coded Papers. The Mystery Of A Kapolei Couple Accused Of ID Theft U.S. District Court via AP

Invisible Ink. Coded Papers. The Mystery Of A Kapolei Couple Accused Of ID Theft

Federal prosecutors are hinting that the story behind why the Texas natives allegedly stole the identities of dead babies could involve foreign spy operations.

Hawaii Defense Contractor Held Without Bail In ID Theft Mystery AP Photo/Caleb Jones/2022

Hawaii Defense Contractor Held Without Bail In ID Theft Mystery

Walter Primrose and his wife, Gwynn Morrison, have been charged with federal crimes in a case that prosecutors allege involves stealing the identities of dead babies 40 years ago. They have been living in Kapolei.

Applicants Sought For Hawaii Elections Commission Screenshot/2022

Applicants Sought For Hawaii Elections Commission

Duties include investigating and holding hearings on violations and complaints.

Hawaiian Fishponds Are Rebounding In The Face Of Rising Seas And Invasive Species Ku‘u Kauanoe/Civil Beat/2022

Hawaiian Fishponds Are Rebounding In The Face Of Rising Seas And Invasive Species

Community caretakers have been adapting traditional practices to modern day challenges in an effort to restore these once-productive food sources.