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Hawaii Rep. Ed Case Looks Ahead To A Divided Congress In 2023 Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Hawaii Rep. Ed Case Looks Ahead To A Divided Congress In 2023

Case says he’s hopeful he’ll be able to navigate the political split even in the minority, but he’s concerned about the anti-democratic leanings of some of his GOP colleagues.

Neal Milner: Forget About The Elections. This Endangered Butterfly Is A Much Better Story US Fish & Wildlife Service

Neal Milner: Forget About The Elections. This Endangered Butterfly Is A Much Better Story

Scientists, landowners and the government worked together to save this rare creature.

Hawaii Lawmakers Honored Federal Lobbyist Despite Her Conviction In A Foreign Lobbying Scandal Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Hawaii Lawmakers Honored Federal Lobbyist Despite Her Conviction In A Foreign Lobbying Scandal

The legislative action for Nickie Lum Davis recently surfaced in sentencing documents. It illustrates the sometimes loose practice around honorary certificates.

Former US Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Says She’s Leaving The Democratic Party Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat/2018

Former US Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Says She’s Leaving The Democratic Party

The one-time Hawaii congresswoman has become a darling of conservative media for espousing right-wing political talking points.

Voters To Decide If Maui Mayor Can Ask Appointees To Sign Undated Resignation Letters Bryan Berkowitz/Civil Beat/2020

Voters To Decide If Maui Mayor Can Ask Appointees To Sign Undated Resignation Letters

Proposed county charter amendments focus on financial disclosures, conflicts of interest and other ways to boost the public’s faith in government.

Reluctant Standards Commission Proposes Term Limits For Hawaii Lawmakers Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Reluctant Standards Commission Proposes Term Limits For Hawaii Lawmakers

The panel also forwarded a bill on legislative meetings but will take more time to examine proposals on public records, meetings and a state voters guide.

GOP Geography: In Hawaii, Support For Republicans Has Grown In Ewa And Kona Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2017

GOP Geography: In Hawaii, Support For Republicans Has Grown In Ewa And Kona

The Aug. 13 primary saw Republican turnout rise significantly, especially in rural areas.

Danny De Gracia: Our Next Governor Must Not Fail To Lead Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2018

Danny De Gracia: Our Next Governor Must Not Fail To Lead

Clear, consistent communication about the issues that matter, what they mean for all of us and what the public needs to do about it is vital.

Kauai Voters Rarely Elect Women To County Council. Will That Change This Election? Courtesy: Kauai County Council

Kauai Voters Rarely Elect Women To County Council. Will That Change This Election?

Unlike other counties, Kauai’s council has never had a female majority. Experts say voter bias isn’t to blame.

Tougher Campaign Finance Laws Top Standards Commission Agenda Screenshot: Hawaii Senate/2022

Tougher Campaign Finance Laws Top Standards Commission Agenda

The proposals come in the wake of high-profile bribery charges against elected officials.