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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.

Lt. Gov. Josh Green Officially Announces His Campaign For Governor Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Lt. Gov. Josh Green Officially Announces His Campaign For Governor

The well-funded Democrat pledges to tackle issues such as affordable housing, the high cost of living and homelessness.

Upset About The Corruption Charges? What Are You Going To Do About It? Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

Upset About The Corruption Charges? What Are You Going To Do About It?

Democrats have such a complete lock on power in Hawaii — and Republicans are so marginalized —  that there may be little political fallout from even these egregious cases.