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Police Commission Moves To Speed Up Hiring Process Next Time New Chief Needed Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Police Commission Moves To Speed Up Hiring Process Next Time New Chief Needed

The commission took criticism after it took a full year to hire Chief Joe Logan following the previous chief's sudden resignation.
Makaha Man Pleads Not Guilty to Harassing Woman While Blocking Beach Access Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Makaha Man Pleads Not Guilty to Harassing Woman While Blocking Beach Access

Another hearing is scheduled for Dec. 28 in a Waianae court on a separate terroristic threatening charge.
Makua Beach Standoff: Residents Say They Are Being Run Off By A Man Camping Out Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Makua Beach Standoff: Residents Say They Are Being Run Off By A Man Camping Out

People who regularly use the beach say Samson Souza has been blocking access for months. He says he's trying to protect endangered spinner dolphins.
City Installs Sign Detailing Deaths On Olomana Trail To Inform Hikers Of Risks Courtesy: Jim Ireland/Honolulu EMS

City Installs Sign Detailing Deaths On Olomana Trail To Inform Hikers Of Risks

Six people have fallen to their deaths from the mountain in the last decade, including two this year.
Honolulu City Council To Take First Look At Sensitive Places Gun Bill As Public Weighs In Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2015

Honolulu City Council To Take First Look At Sensitive Places Gun Bill As Public Weighs In

The bill's supporters say we must keep guns out of public areas frequented by children but opponents believe citizens with guns will provide a deterrent against crime.
Prosecutors Roll The Dice On New Enforcement Measures Targeting Illegal Gambling Rooms David Croxford/Civil Beat/2022

Prosecutors Roll The Dice On New Enforcement Measures Targeting Illegal Gambling Rooms

Increased criminal penalties are intended to give investigators an ace up their sleeve in their efforts to stifle the operations and the criminal activity that can accompany them.
Hundreds Of Honolulu Residential High Rises Fail To Meet ‘Acceptable’ Fire Safety Standards Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat/2017

Hundreds Of Honolulu Residential High Rises Fail To Meet ‘Acceptable’ Fire Safety Standards

A new report on the results of comprehensive safety evaluations was recently shared with the Honolulu City Council. Very few high rises have fire sprinkler systems.
The Miske Files: The FBI Is Investigating One Of Its Own Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

The Miske Files: The FBI Is Investigating One Of Its Own

Details surfacing in recently unsealed search warrant files give more insight into the federal government's case against Honolulu businessman Mike Miske.
Honolulu Police Chief Tries To Rebuild Community Trust One Group At A Time Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Honolulu Police Chief Tries To Rebuild Community Trust One Group At A Time

Business professionals question the chief on homelessness, police staffing and how they can support the department.
Sexual Assault Victims At Oahu Women’s Prison Seek More Than $8M In Damages Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Sexual Assault Victims At Oahu Women’s Prison Seek More Than $8M In Damages

The former and current Women's Community Correctional Center inmates were assaulted by guards, and their lawyer alleged the warden failed to protect them.