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John Pritchett: Dead In The Water John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: Dead In The Water

Mokulele Airlines is partnering with two companies to see if an electric-powered boat-plane craft could offer shuttle service in the islands. The track record of similar endeavors is not promising.

John Pritchett: Sleeper Candidate John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: Sleeper Candidate

Former Hawaii Lt. Gov. Duke Aiona is running for governor in 2022, though he lost gubernatorial bids in 2010 and 2014 by wide margins. Will GOP voters care?
John Pritchett: PAC Attack John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: PAC Attack

Super PACs — political action committees — are playing an aggressive role in gobbling up big bucks to sway Hawaii races at the state and federal level.

John Pritchett: Cookie Jar John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: Cookie Jar

A new audit of the Honolulu Police Department found that overtime excesses are a financial strain on the city and raise concerns about officer fatigue. 

John Pritchett: Not Again John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: Not Again

A nation mourns the 19 children and two adults killed by a gunman this week at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.

John Pritchett: Scenic View John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: Scenic View

Legislation awaiting Gov. David Ige’s consideration would crack down on abandoned vehicles, which have long spoiled Hawaii’s natural beauty. The measures are the result of a Big Island lawmaker’s quest for cleanup.

John Pritchett: The Three Mouseketeers John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: The Three Mouseketeers

A trial is set for this fall for Honolulu’s former top attorney Donna Leong, former police commission chair Max Sword and former managing director Roy Amemiya. Prosecutors say the three officials coordinated to sneak former Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha’s $250,000 retirement deal past the City Council.

John Pritchett: Out Of The Bag John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: Out Of The Bag

The U.S. Supreme Court chief justice is on the hunt for who leaked the draft ruling on abortion rights that could overturn 50 years of legal precedent. But leaks are commonplace in Washington and the high court is not immune.

John Pritchett: Culture Shock John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: Culture Shock

The purchase of Twitter by the world’s wealthiest man — who also owns Tesla — has sent a giant jolt through the social media world.

John Pritchett: Old School John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: Old School

Masks are no longer required at Hawaii’s airports and on public transportation after a federal judge struck down a national mandate — something the Biden administration is appealing. The state’s indoor mask mandate lifted March 26. But masks are still required in Hawaii’s public schools until summer.