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John Pritchett: Down The Drain John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2023

John Pritchett: Down The Drain

Hawaii's Department of Accounting and General Services is asking lawmakers for $33.5 million to rehabilitate the chronically plagued reflecting pools.
John Pritchett: Bad Hand John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2023

John Pritchett: Bad Hand

State Rep. John Mizuno of Kalihi along with his Oahu colleague Daniel Holt have a bill to legalize sports betting and poker in neighborhood gambling rooms. Hawaii is one of only two states -- Utah is the other -- with no legal form of gambling.
John Pritchett: Up In Smoke John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2023

John Pritchett: Up In Smoke

After a loud and dangerous New Year's Eve, Honolulu officials are once again talking about the need to strengthen the laws on fireworks.  
John Pritchett: Hat Trick John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2023

John Pritchett: Hat Trick

Hawaii's new leader has ambitious plans for the state, including easing the tax burden on residents, building more affordable housing and mitigating against climate change. But he's already encountering resistance from top legislators on how to pay for it all.
John Pritchett: Ugly Sweater John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: Ugly Sweater

The former U.S. president had a tough week, including the news that the Jan. 6 select House committee unanimously voted to refer him to the Department of Justice for investigation and possible prosecution.
John Pritchett: Santa’s Little Helper John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: Santa’s Little Helper

Consultants still haven't said what's causing the cracks in the piers that support rail stations, but the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation already has a plan to fix them.
John Pritchett: Court Jester John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: Court Jester

While Gov. Josh Green leads Hawaii, Lt. Gov. Sylvia Luke is emerging as an outspoken and funny No. 2, judging from her remarks at Monday's inauguration where, among other zingers, she poked her former House colleagues saying, "They're just happy to get rid of me."
John Pritchett: Weather Report John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: Weather Report

Nearly 40 years after its last eruption, Mauna Loa — the world's largest active volcano — is putting on a show and potentially threatening Big Island infrastructure.
John Pritchett: Bulletin Board John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: Bulletin Board

The incoming administration, which officially begins work Dec. 5, is seeking applicants for more than 100 positions including cabinet-level appointments.
John Pritchett: Table Talk John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: Table Talk

Judging from the 2022 election results, America is as politically divided as ever.