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‘It’s Ridiculous’: Public Grows Frustrated By Lack Of Fresh Water At Popular Big Island Beach Cameron Miculka/Civil Beat/2021

‘It’s Ridiculous’: Public Grows Frustrated By Lack Of Fresh Water At Popular Big Island Beach

DLNR has tried to fix the waterline at least 40 times over the past four years at Hapuna Beach.

Civil Beat Is Popping Up On Molokai On Thursday

Civil Beat Is Popping Up On Molokai On Thursday

Our news staff will be at the Molokai Public Library.
Fentanyl Test Strips Save Lives. Why Are They Illegal In Hawaii? Getty Images/iStockphoto

Fentanyl Test Strips Save Lives. Why Are They Illegal In Hawaii?

State Sen. Joy San Buenaventura plans to introduce a bill this session to decriminalize the test strips as Hawaii confronts more overdoses.
The Big Island Is Confronting A Big Problem With Fentanyl Courtesy: Kimo Alameda/2022

The Big Island Is Confronting A Big Problem With Fentanyl

One person dies every 11 days on the island from a drug overdose. A growing majority of those deaths involve the powerful, synthetic opioid fentanyl.
North Shore Paddlers’ Long-Awaited Canoe Halau Gets Underway David Croxford/CivilBeat/2022

North Shore Paddlers’ Long-Awaited Canoe Halau Gets Underway

A decade after they received city funding, North Shore participants in Hawaii’s oldest sport are still waiting for a facility.
From A Sleepy Surf Shop To A Muckraking Mag: One Woman’s North Shore Odyssey Ben Angarone/Civil Beat/2022

From A Sleepy Surf Shop To A Muckraking Mag: One Woman’s North Shore Odyssey

Longtime resident Karen Gallagher, who once owned a legendary surf shop at Sunset Beach, brings an old school mindset to her entrepreneurial pursuits.