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Ian Lind: My 5 Years Of Reporting On The Mike Miske Saga John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2020

Ian Lind: My 5 Years Of Reporting On The Mike Miske Saga

This still seems to be an important story, involving very visible local companies and people. It reveals a lot about how Hawaii works.
Honolulu City Council To Take Up Restricting Guns In ‘Sensitive Places’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Honolulu City Council To Take Up Restricting Guns In ‘Sensitive Places’

The City Council is scheduled to hold a special meeting Nov. 29 to hear a bill that would restrict weapons from being carried in schools and other public places.
Hawaii Sheriff’s Division Recruiting Prior To New Statewide Police Force Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

Hawaii Sheriff’s Division Recruiting Prior To New Statewide Police Force

Sheriffs are competing with county police departments for officers to fill their ranks and convert into the new Department of Law Enforcement.
Hawaii Struggles To Revise Gun Laws After Supreme Court Decision Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Hawaii Struggles To Revise Gun Laws After Supreme Court Decision

Honolulu is the only county in the state that hasn't yet finalized new concealed-carry gun rules, leading to a backlog in permit applications.
Hawaii Corrections By The Numbers: Incarceration Declined In 2020, And So Did Crime Rates Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Hawaii Corrections By The Numbers: Incarceration Declined In 2020, And So Did Crime Rates

Critics of Hawaii's criminal justice policies have argued for years this state locks up too many people unnecessarily. The pandemic tested that idea.
Private Security Will Handle Patrols Along Honolulu’s Future Rail Line Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

Private Security Will Handle Patrols Along Honolulu’s Future Rail Line

UPDATED: The model for how to handle transit security varies from place to place. Honolulu considered using HPD but went a different route.
Hawaii Drug Abuse Prevention Groups Focus On Combating Fentanyl Getty Images/iStockphoto

Hawaii Drug Abuse Prevention Groups Focus On Combating Fentanyl

With accidental overdoses and drug-related deaths rising in Hawaii, adolescents are the focus of law enforcement and prevention programs.
Judge: Prison Officials Must Release Names Of Inmates Who Die In Custody Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Judge: Prison Officials Must Release Names Of Inmates Who Die In Custody

The ruling comes in a case brought by Civil Beat to force the state to reveal the names and details of people who die in jail and prison.
The Miske Files: Feds Say Phony Documents Built A Well-Known Pest Control Company Out Of Thin Air Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

The Miske Files: Feds Say Phony Documents Built A Well-Known Pest Control Company Out Of Thin Air

Newly unsealed documents show the federal prosecutor's story of how a then 26-year-old convicted felon created an $8 million enterprise.
Kamehameha Schools, Former Coach Settle Sex Abuse Lawsuit Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Kamehameha Schools, Former Coach Settle Sex Abuse Lawsuit

A former student said her coach "groomed, manipulated, sexually exploited" her.