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The Miske Files: Accused Murderer, Crime Boss And … Used Car Dealer? Hawaii News Now/2020

The Miske Files: Accused Murderer, Crime Boss And … Used Car Dealer?

Alleged kingpin Michael Miske owned a business that bought used cars at auction, providing income, a way to launder drug money and rewards for criminal associates, prosecutors say.

‘It’s Not Just About The Plants’: A Hawaii Educator Unearths Life Lessons In A High School Garden Alicia Lou/Civil Beat/2022

‘It’s Not Just About The Plants’: A Hawaii Educator Unearths Life Lessons In A High School Garden

A Kaiser High School teacher is educating students through his community garden and an extracurricular environmental club he helped build from the ground up.

Lack Of Shelter Space Poses A Challenge For Oahu’s Newest Homeless Program Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Lack Of Shelter Space Poses A Challenge For Oahu’s Newest Homeless Program

CORE’s main goal is to get people off the street, but it also helps them with medical care and social services.

Hawaii’s East-West Center ‘Is Undergoing A Renaissance’ With More Eyes On Pacific Affairs East-West Center/2022

Hawaii’s East-West Center ‘Is Undergoing A Renaissance’ With More Eyes On Pacific Affairs

The growing threats from climate change and geopolitical tensions with China are underscoring EWC’s role in strengthening U.S.-Pacific relationships.

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: Honolulu Community Services Director Anton Krucky Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: Honolulu Community Services Director Anton Krucky

Addressing homelessness and creating more affordable housing are top priorities for the former business executive. So is having the right people and strategies in place.

A Program Allowing Outdoor Dining On Oahu Starts Next Week Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

A Program Allowing Outdoor Dining On Oahu Starts Next Week

Eateries will be able to apply for a permit on the Honolulu Department of Transportation Services’ website.

Honolulu Ballot Proposal Would Steer Money To Affordable Housing Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Honolulu Ballot Proposal Would Steer Money To Affordable Housing

Opponents say the decision to spend taxpayer dollars on housing is something that should be left to the City Council.

Why Tour Groups Are Barred From Stopping At Some Honolulu Beaches But Not Others Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Why Tour Groups Are Barred From Stopping At Some Honolulu Beaches But Not Others

The City Council is considering halting commercial activity at Kokololio Beach. Residents and tour companies say beach-by-beach bans push the problem down the road and don’t solve the overall problem.

Supporters And Opponents Weigh In On New Concealed Carry Gun Rules For Honolulu Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Supporters And Opponents Weigh In On New Concealed Carry Gun Rules For Honolulu

If not substantially amended, revised concealed gun carry rules will be sent to the Honolulu mayor for signature and permits could start being issued later this month.

Voters To Decide If Construction Interests Have Too Much Say In Honolulu Planning Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Voters To Decide If Construction Interests Have Too Much Say In Honolulu Planning

One proposed charter amendment would give voters a chance to weigh in on the makeup of a controversial city commission.