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Why Hawaii Needs A Chief Data Officer — Now Wikimedia Commons

Why Hawaii Needs A Chief Data Officer — Now

Technology experts say such a position is necessary to help government and the public better access and share critical information.

It’s Time To Reopen The Hawaii State Capitol Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

It’s Time To Reopen The Hawaii State Capitol

The pandemic has kept the people’s house off-limits to much of the public for almost two years. That must end.

Securing ‘Social License’ Is Essential For Large-Scale Projects In Hawaii Claire Caulfield/Civil Beat/2020

Securing ‘Social License’ Is Essential For Large-Scale Projects In Hawaii

Not every proposal runs into major headwinds, but when communities raise serious objections it can lead to passionate protest.

5 Ways To Help Hawaii Farmers In 2022 Kalany Omengkar/Civil Beat/2021

5 Ways To Help Hawaii Farmers In 2022

If Hawaii wants more affordable local food it needs to make a more serious investment in farmers today. 

Let’s Make Telework The New Normal Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

Let’s Make Telework The New Normal

It could pave the way for healthier workers and communities and make planet Earth a better place.

Five Ways To Make The Hawaii Legislature More Accountable Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Five Ways To Make The Hawaii Legislature More Accountable

Gutting “gut and replace” for good is just the first place to start reforming the legislative process.

An Assisted Outpatient Treatment Program Would Aid Hawaii’s Homeless Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

An Assisted Outpatient Treatment Program Would Aid Hawaii’s Homeless

A more effective way of managing the crisis is for clinicians to provide direct intensive care to those who need it.

Legislature 2022: Hawaii Needs An Official Voters’ Information Pamphlet Screenshot

Legislature 2022: Hawaii Needs An Official Voters’ Information Pamphlet

The guides make for better voters, level the candidate playing field and improve the democratic process.

How To Get The People Of Honolulu Involved In Finding A New Police Chief Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

How To Get The People Of Honolulu Involved In Finding A New Police Chief

Greater community engagement would send a strong message to job candidates and influence for the better the Honolulu Police Commission’s ongoing search.

How To Build A Climate Workforce In Hawaii Elemental Excelerator

How To Build A Climate Workforce In Hawaii

The state needs to create opportunities to engage youth and build a workforce to combat global warming.