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State Investigation: Hawaii Investment Firm CEO Falsified Campaign Donations Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

State Investigation: Hawaii Investment Firm CEO Falsified Campaign Donations

JL Capital CEO Timothy Lee is accused of eight counts of illegal contributions to Keith Amemiya and Kym Pine in the 2020 Honolulu mayoral election.

Kirk Caldwell Turns To Newspapers To Launch His Campaign For Gov Screenshot/2022

Kirk Caldwell Turns To Newspapers To Launch His Campaign For Gov

It’s an old-school way of getting attention. But will anyone pay attention in our instant and online media world?

Neal Milner: Resist Simplistic Solutions To Government Corruption

Neal Milner: Resist Simplistic Solutions To Government Corruption

Term limits and anti-corruption measures may feel satisfying, but they do little to get at the underlying problems.

CPAC Speech Could Lead To Gabbard’s Expulsion From Hawaii Democrats Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

CPAC Speech Could Lead To Gabbard’s Expulsion From Hawaii Democrats

The party’s Oahu chapter is asked to investigate the former congresswoman, who is accused of helping to raise cash for the GOP.

Kalani English’s Fall From Grace Leaves Former Constituents Feeling Betrayed Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

Kalani English’s Fall From Grace Leaves Former Constituents Feeling Betrayed

For nearly two decades, the Maui legislator was secure in his Hawaii Senate seat. Then came his sudden retirement, followed by a bribery scandal.

Like Prevails Over Iseri In Kauai Prosecutor Race Brittany Lyte/Civil Beat/2022

Like Prevails Over Iseri In Kauai Prosecutor Race

A political newcomer, Like is stepping into office at a time when the island is dealing with a rise in fentanyl abuse, a suicide problem and a longstanding lack of mental health and drug addiction resources.

Ad Watch: Vicky Cayetano Channels Elvis In First TV Spot Screenshot

Ad Watch: Vicky Cayetano Channels Elvis In First TV Spot

The candidate for governor says Hawaii’s people need “a little less conversation, and a lot more action.”

Constitutional Changes And Legal Challenges Loom As Redistricting Commission Wraps Up Work Screenshot/2022

Constitutional Changes And Legal Challenges Loom As Redistricting Commission Wraps Up Work

State lawmakers want to change the way the commission counts military personnel and college students.

Tulsi Gabbard To Speak At Major Conservative PAC Event Screenshot/2022

Tulsi Gabbard To Speak At Major Conservative PAC Event

The former Hawaii congresswoman will share the dais this weekend with Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Ron DeSantis and other top GOP leaders.

Danny De Gracia: Want To Stop Corruption In Hawaii? Be A Better Voter PF Bentley/Civil Beat/2014

Danny De Gracia: Want To Stop Corruption In Hawaii? Be A Better Voter

The bottlenecks for power in Hawaii are obvious and the rewards for kowtowing are consistent.