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Honolulu’s Republican Party Told To Move Fundraiser Off Army Base Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Honolulu’s Republican Party Told To Move Fundraiser Off Army Base

The event at Schofield Barracks was to feature mainland party activist Scott Presler, described in reports as anti-Muslim.

The Big Island Is Set To Gain A House Seat As Reapportionment Restarts Screenshot: Hawaii Reapportionment Commission/2021

The Big Island Is Set To Gain A House Seat As Reapportionment Restarts

New legislative maps could be out as soon as next week, and public comment is sought.

McDermott Leaving Hawaii House, Daughter-In-Law To Seek Seat Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2017

McDermott Leaving Hawaii House, Daughter-In-Law To Seek Seat

The longtime Republican lawmaker will soon announce his future intentions.

Hawaii Is Beefing Up Its Potential To Produce More Meat Locally Ku'u Kauanoe/Civil Beat/2021

Hawaii Is Beefing Up Its Potential To Produce More Meat Locally

A billionaire’s investment in the state’s biggest slaughterhouses and a shift to more grass-fed operations could help ranchers keep their cattle in the islands after years of sending them to the mainland.

Lawmakers Plan To Revive Old Bills For Future Of Food And Farming Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Lawmakers Plan To Revive Old Bills For Future Of Food And Farming

As the focus on local food production continues, lawmakers and lobbyists want to make farming and ranching easier in Hawaii.

Inconsistencies In Data From US Military May Hold Up Hawaii Redistricting Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Inconsistencies In Data From US Military May Hold Up Hawaii Redistricting

Hawaii’s redistricting process will move forward while a commission that redraws political boundaries awaits accurate data.

Rep. Sylvia Luke’s District May Be Dissolved To Help Calm The Reapportionment Furor Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Rep. Sylvia Luke’s District May Be Dissolved To Help Calm The Reapportionment Furor

The latest proposed House maps have also been amended to avoid combining sitting Democratic lawmakers in the same districts.

The Proposed Sites For Oahu’s New Landfill Would Threaten Drinking Water, Officials Say Ku‘u Kauanoe/Civil Beat/2021

The Proposed Sites For Oahu’s New Landfill Would Threaten Drinking Water, Officials Say

The four sites under consideration are all above groundwater aquifers. But finding a new location could require repealing a law meant to protect communities and delaying the city’s already tight deadline.

Chad Blair: Is Tulsi Gabbard Still A Democrat? Screenshot/2021

Chad Blair: Is Tulsi Gabbard Still A Democrat?

The words and actions of the former Hawaii congresswoman show her to be leaning ever more rightward.