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Hawaii Governor Candidate’s Hawaiian Homelands Remark Touches A Nerve With Some Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Hawaii Governor Candidate’s Hawaiian Homelands Remark Touches A Nerve With Some

Critics say Lt. Gov. Josh Green has used an inaccurate personal story about his mother-in-law for political gain. But others say he's being unfairly targeted by political opponents.
The Community Is Mobilizing Again To Buy Molokai Ranch. Will It Work? Brittany Lyte/Civil Beat/2022

The Community Is Mobilizing Again To Buy Molokai Ranch. Will It Work?

If they succeed, the residents would become the new owners of the seventh-largest landholding in Hawaii.
Hawaii Is The Only State Not Seeking Federal Buyouts To Move Residents Away From Floods Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat/2022

Hawaii Is The Only State Not Seeking Federal Buyouts To Move Residents Away From Floods

The FEMA program could help as the climate crisis worsens. But the public would have to know it exists and overcome outdated building codes and high property values.
Newcomers Are Leading In Campaign Donations For OHA Elections. Will It Matter? Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

Newcomers Are Leading In Campaign Donations For OHA Elections. Will It Matter?

Sam King, who is running for an at-large seat on the board of trustees, has raised and spent the most money so far this year.
Keona Blanks: Aina-Based Education Is The Path To A Sustainable Future Courtesy: Visionize Media

Keona Blanks: Aina-Based Education Is The Path To A Sustainable Future

A growing movement looks to raise Hawaii's next leaders through place and experiential learning.
How The Story Of The ‘Army’ That Illegally Took Over A Kunia Property Is Playing On Social Media Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

How The Story Of The ‘Army’ That Illegally Took Over A Kunia Property Is Playing On Social Media

Arrested earlier this month, members of the group claim they own the land as heirs of Native Hawaiians who got land grants during the Great Mahele in 1848.
Out Of The Shadows: Native Hawaiian Nonprofit Is Suddenly In The Spotlight Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Out Of The Shadows: Native Hawaiian Nonprofit Is Suddenly In The Spotlight

The Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement is emerging as a business and political force in Hawaii.
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.
Hawaiian ‘Occupied Forces’ Group Ousted From Kunia Property By Police Instagram

Hawaiian ‘Occupied Forces’ Group Ousted From Kunia Property By Police

The squatters had taken over the private property nine months ago claiming they had title under laws of the Hawaiian Kingdom.
This Hawaiian Language Class Is Reaching Students On The Mainland To New Zealand Courtesy: Maile Naehu/2022

This Hawaiian Language Class Is Reaching Students On The Mainland To New Zealand

For many, Hawaiian immersion education is geographically out-of-reach. A new virtual learning platform aims to make it more accessible.