Secrecy has long masked serious incidents of misconduct and outright corruption within the ranks of the Honolulu Police Department.
During a recent wave of lawsuits against Hawaii schools, Civil Beat and other media outlets had to decide whether to name accusers and their alleged victimizers.
It’s important that the public know and understand how the state Department of Education handles teacher misconduct especially when it involves vulnerable children.
Nine cold, wet, showerless days crawling on my knees in the mud on the side of a mountain. What’s not to love?
A judge found significant public interest in the case of the fired then re-instated cop. But the records still haven’t been released.
Fairness and accuracy are important in this highly popular section.
Journalists have tough jobs, but there are ways to ease the burden as we report our way through the Trump years.