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Why Everybody Had To Move Out Of This Affordable Housing Project David Croxford/Civil Beat/2023

Why Everybody Had To Move Out Of This Affordable Housing Project

The problematic Waikiki building is an example of the challenges facing the city in its effort to provide homes for low-income families and homeless people.

A Trailhead Shuttle May Be The Answer To Lanikai’s Parking Problems Catherine Toth Fox/Civil Beat/2023

A Trailhead Shuttle May Be The Answer To Lanikai’s Parking Problems

The idea is being considered as part of efforts to better manage access for popular tourist destinations on Oahu.

Honolulu EMTs, Paramedics Sue The City For Overtime Kevin Fujii/Civil Beat/2023

Honolulu EMTs, Paramedics Sue The City For Overtime

A lawsuit filed a decade ago got the Emergency Services Department to update its payroll system, but that hasn't fixed the problem.

Honolulu Has A Hiring Problem. Here’s What That Means For Fire Mitigation Efforts Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Honolulu Has A Hiring Problem. Here’s What That Means For Fire Mitigation Efforts

While city-owned land makes up a relatively small portion of Oahu, groundskeepers need to be strategically redeployed to stave off wildfires.

Civil Beat’s Next Pop-Up Newsroom Is In Waialua

Civil Beat’s Next Pop-Up Newsroom Is In Waialua

Come see us if you're in the area on Tuesday morning.

The Cost Of A New Oahu Jail Is Now More Than $900 Million Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

The Cost Of A New Oahu Jail Is Now More Than $900 Million

Critics want officials to divert their focus to correctional reform.

Honolulu Restricted Parking Zone Bill Hits Another Detour Kevin Fujii/Civil Beat/2023

Honolulu Restricted Parking Zone Bill Hits Another Detour

The measure has stumbled over concerns about public access and traffic.

Honolulu Crime: Why Some Misdemeanor Cases Are Closed Without Review Kevin Fujii/Civil Beat/2023

Honolulu Crime: Why Some Misdemeanor Cases Are Closed Without Review

A new policy in the Honolulu Prosecutor's Office means some allegations will languish if the complainant doesn't call to follow up.

Honolulu City Council To Vote On Over $5 Million In Settlement Payouts Kevin Fujii/Civil Beat/2023

Honolulu City Council To Vote On Over $5 Million In Settlement Payouts

The lawsuits included a fatal police shooting case and the city's effort to seize property in Waikiki for affordable housing.