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Micronesian Tenants Fight Back Against ‘Terrible’ Apartment Conditions David Croxford/Civil Beat/2023

Micronesian Tenants Fight Back Against ‘Terrible’ Apartment Conditions

Advocates call for the state's landlord-tenant code reformed to better protect tenants from "unscrupulous" landlords.

Search For Gunman Prompts Lockdown At Army’s Schofield Barracks Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Search For Gunman Prompts Lockdown At Army’s Schofield Barracks

UPDATE: Police arrested the suspect on Molokai Thursday night, after he triggered a lockdown at Schofield Barracks and fled.

Minimum Qualifications Proposed For Honolulu Emergency Manager Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

Minimum Qualifications Proposed For Honolulu Emergency Manager

A draft charter amendment would require at least five years of experience for the job.

Honolulu Responds To ACLU Homelessness Lawsuit Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Honolulu Responds To ACLU Homelessness Lawsuit

The ACLU lawsuit had asked a court to stop what it called 'targeted enforcement and harassment.'

Wahiawa Is Poised To Finally Get A Civic Center Kevin Fujii/Civil Beat/2023

Wahiawa Is Poised To Finally Get A Civic Center

It has been a pet project of Hawaii Sen. Donovan Dela Cruz for many years.

Plans For A New Honolulu Jail Hit  Another Snag Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2015

Plans For A New Honolulu Jail Hit Another Snag

The jail is supposed to be built on the site of the old animal quarantine station in Halawa, but the quarantine station probably won't relocate for another two or three years.

Some Residents Question The Steep Cost For The Ala Wai Pedestrian Bridge Kevin Fujii/Civil Beat/2023

Some Residents Question The Steep Cost For The Ala Wai Pedestrian Bridge

Federal funding would cover much of the $63 million cost, but critics have other concerns as well.

Honolulu Architect Is Headed To Prison For Bribery But Still Has His License Kevin Fujii/Civil Beat/2023

Honolulu Architect Is Headed To Prison For Bribery But Still Has His License

Bill Wong still has active permit applications even as he waits for his prison term to begin.

Rents Could Double For Some Ewa Beach Tenants In Affordable Housing Complex Madeleine List/Civil Beat/2023

Rents Could Double For Some Ewa Beach Tenants In Affordable Housing Complex

Section 8 tenants of Villages of Moe'e Ku fear they could be forced from their homes if proposed rent increases go through.

Oahu Homeowners And Businesses May Soon See Higher Water Bills Getty Images/iStockphoto

Oahu Homeowners And Businesses May Soon See Higher Water Bills

BWS says additional spending required because of Red Hill-related problems and inflation is forcing it to charge higher rates