Special Report


June 2022

Sunday, June 26

John Pritchett: Dead In The Water

Sunday, June 19

John Pritchett: Sleeper Candidate

Sunday, June 12

John Pritchett: PAC Attack

Sunday, June 5

John Pritchett: Cookie Jar

May 2022

Sunday, May 29

John Pritchett: Not Again

Sunday, May 22

John Pritchett: Scenic View

Sunday, May 15

John Pritchett: The Three Mouseketeers

Sunday, May 8

John Pritchett: Out Of The Bag

Sunday, May 1

John Pritchett: Culture Shock

April 2022

Sunday, April 24

John Pritchett: Old School

Sunday, April 17

John Pritchett: Frequent Flyer

Sunday, April 10

John Pritchett: It Came From The Ala Wai Canal

Sunday, April 3

John Pritchett: Labor Movement

March 2022

Sunday, March 27

John Pritchett: Train To Nowhere

Sunday, March 20

John Pritchett: Blowing Smoke?

Sunday, March 13

John Pritchett: Pumped Up

Sunday, March 6

John Pritchett: When Elephants Fly

February 2022

Sunday, February 27

John Pritchett: Hawaii’s Pandemic Species

Sunday, February 20

John Pritchett: Who’s Next

Sunday, February 13

John Pritchett: Banana Republic

January 2022

Sunday, January 23

John Pritchett: Eh, Komo Mai?

Sunday, January 16

John Pritchett: Checkered Past

Sunday, January 9

John Pritchett: Winter Of Discontent

Sunday, January 2

John Pritchett: Big Bang Theory

December 2021

Sunday, December 26

John Pritchett: Year Of The Tiger

Sunday, December 19

John Pritchett: Mixed Signals

Sunday, December 12

John Pritchett: Mounting Crisis

Sunday, December 5

John Pritchett: Mix And Match

November 2021

Sunday, November 21

John Pritchett: Turkey Trot

Sunday, November 14

John Pritchett: Track The Blue

Sunday, November 7

John Pritchett: Breaking Plaid

October 2021

Sunday, October 31

John Pritchett: Nightmare On Beretania Street

Sunday, October 24

John Pritchett: Season’s Greetings

Sunday, October 17

John Pritchett: Garden Variety

Sunday, October 10

John Pritchett: Game Birds

Sunday, October 3

John Pritchett: Congressman’s Travels

September 2021

Sunday, September 26

John Pritchett: Puppet Master

Sunday, September 19

John Pritchett: End Game

Sunday, September 12

John Pritchett: United Front

August 2021

Sunday, August 29

John Pritchett: Marketing Strategy

Sunday, August 22

John Pritchett: Withdrawal Symptoms

Sunday, August 8

John Pritchett: In The Green

Sunday, August 1

John Pritchett: Good As Gold

July 2021

Sunday, July 25

John Pritchett: Lights, Camera, Aalto!

Sunday, July 18

John Pritchett: Take A Hike

Sunday, July 11

John Pritchett: Back To The Future?

Tuesday, July 6

John Pritchett: Not So Fast, Governor

June 2021

Sunday, June 27

John Pritchett: Sitting Ducks

Sunday, June 20

John Pritchett: Market Price

Sunday, June 13

John Pritchett: Breath Of Fresh Air

Sunday, June 6

John Pritchett: Change Orders

May 2021

Sunday, May 23

John Pritchett: Flat Tire

Sunday, May 16

John Pritchett: Grilling The Mayor

Sunday, May 9

John Pritchett: Final Destination

Sunday, May 2

John Pritchett: Bad Penny

April 2021

Sunday, April 25

John Pritchett: Hot Air

Sunday, April 18

John Pritchett: Audit Man

Sunday, April 11

John Pritchett: Artistic License

Sunday, April 4

John Pritchett: Tourism, The Sequel

March 2021

Sunday, March 28

John Pritchett: Double Standard

Sunday, March 21

John Pritchett: Railroaded

Sunday, March 14

John Pritchett: Who Wants To Be A Billionaire?

January 2021

Sunday, January 24

John Pritchett: Handout

Monday, January 18

John Pritchett: Under Siege

Sunday, January 10

John Pritchett: The Secret Ingredient

Monday, January 4

John Pritchett: Not In The Cards

December 2020

Monday, December 28

John Pritchett: Chopping Block

November 2020

Monday, November 30

John Pritchett: Ho, Ho, Ho

Sunday, November 8

John Pritchett: Comic Relief

Sunday, November 1

John Pritchett: On The Chopping Block

October 2020

Sunday, October 25

John Pritchett: The Great Trumpkin

Sunday, October 11

John Pritchett: Rocket Science

Sunday, October 4

John Pritchett: Rail Fail

September 2020

Sunday, September 27

John Pritchett: Advise And Dissent

Sunday, September 20

John Pritchett: On The Wrong Track

Sunday, September 13

John Pritchett: Sinking Feeling

Sunday, September 6

John Pritchett: Data In The Dark

August 2020

Sunday, August 30

John Pritchett: Curiouser And Curiouser

Sunday, August 23

John Pritchett: A Political Train Wreck

Sunday, August 16

John Pritchett: Going The Wrong Way

July 2020

Sunday, July 26

Pritchett: Excess Baggage

Sunday, July 19

John Pritchett: Easy Riders

Sunday, July 12

John Pritchett: The Ballot Box In 2020

Sunday, July 5

John Pritchett: Underwater In More Ways Than One

June 2020

Sunday, June 21

John Pritchett: Police Protection?

Sunday, June 14

John Pritchett: Here We Go Again

May 2014

Friday, May 16

Pritchett: Cowboy Clayton Hee Rides Into the Sunset

Friday, May 9

Pritchett: Talk Stink

Friday, May 2

Pritchett: The Dangers of Driving While Digital

April 2014

Friday, April 25

Pritchett: Mufi Returns

Friday, April 18

Pritchett: The Benefits of Being Green in Hawaii

Thursday, April 10

Pritchett: High Hopes for a Republican in Hawaii

Thursday, April 3

Pritchett: The Endorsement Wars

March 2014

Friday, March 28

Pritchett: Caught With Their Pants Down

Thursday, March 20

Pritchett: The Temptation of a Living Wage

Friday, March 14

Pritchett: Skeletons in the Closet

Friday, March 7

Pritchett: Putin’s Extreme Makeover in Ukraine

February 2014

Friday, February 28

Pritchett: Greetings from Honolulu, Wish You Weren’t Here

Friday, February 21

Pritchett: Stirring the Racism Pot

Friday, February 14

Pritchett: Disciplinary Action

Friday, February 7

Pritchett: Leader of the Pack

January 2014

Friday, January 31

Pritchett: Scott and Goliath’s Battle Over Kakaako

Friday, January 24

Pritchett: Everything’s Coming Up Roses

Friday, January 17

Pritchett: Taxing Situation

Friday, January 10

Pritchett: Hawaii Has a Ten Million Dollar Man

Friday, January 3

Pritchett: Drone Baby 2014

December 2013

Thursday, December 26

Pritchett: Mufi’s New Year’s Resolution

Thursday, December 19

Pritchett: Healing Powers

Friday, December 13

Pritchett: From Riches to Rags

Thursday, December 5

Pritchett: Tower of Power

November 2013

Wednesday, November 27

Pritchett: Local News

Thursday, November 21

Pritchett: The Vigilante With a Sledgehammer

Thursday, November 14

Pritchett: Power Outage

Thursday, November 7

Pritchett: Captain Kirk’s Ethical Odyssey

October 2013

Thursday, October 31

Pritchett: Implausible Deniability

Thursday, October 24

Pritchett: The Senatorial Sandbox

Thursday, October 17

Pritchett: Travel Transparency

Thursday, October 10

Pritchett: Police Inaction

Thursday, October 3

Pritchett: An Early Halloween Trick for the Islands

September 2013

Thursday, September 26

Pritchett: Health Care Crapshoot

Wednesday, September 18

Pritchett: Weapons of Molasses Destruction

Thursday, September 12

Pritchett: Moving Day in Kahala

Thursday, September 5

Pritchett: Syria Handoff

August 2013

Thursday, August 29

Pritchett: An Inconvenient Truth

Thursday, August 22

Pritchett: Signs of the Times

Thursday, August 15

Pritchett: Cementing the Inouye Legacy

Thursday, August 8

Pritchett: A Homeless Aloha

Thursday, August 1

Pritchett: Pharmabusa

July 2013

Wednesday, July 24

Pritchett: The Royal Poop

Thursday, July 18

Pritchett: Local Justice

Thursday, July 11

Pritchett: Ige Who?

Wednesday, July 3

Pritchett: Primary Endorsement

June 2013

Thursday, June 27

Pritchett: I Feel So Much Safer Now

John Pritchett: Dead In The Water John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: Dead In The Water

Mokulele Airlines is partnering with two companies to see if an electric-powered boat-plane craft could offer shuttle service in the islands. The track record of similar endeavors is not promising.

John Pritchett: Sleeper Candidate John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: Sleeper Candidate

Former Hawaii Lt. Gov. Duke Aiona is running for governor in 2022, though he lost gubernatorial bids in 2010 and 2014 by wide margins. Will GOP voters care?
John Pritchett: PAC Attack John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: PAC Attack

Super PACs — political action committees — are playing an aggressive role in gobbling up big bucks to sway Hawaii races at the state and federal level.

John Pritchett: Cookie Jar John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: Cookie Jar

A new audit of the Honolulu Police Department found that overtime excesses are a financial strain on the city and raise concerns about officer fatigue. 

John Pritchett: Not Again John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: Not Again

A nation mourns the 19 children and two adults killed by a gunman this week at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.

John Pritchett: Scenic View John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: Scenic View

Legislation awaiting Gov. David Ige’s consideration would crack down on abandoned vehicles, which have long spoiled Hawaii’s natural beauty. The measures are the result of a Big Island lawmaker’s quest for cleanup.

John Pritchett: The Three Mouseketeers John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: The Three Mouseketeers

A trial is set for this fall for Honolulu’s former top attorney Donna Leong, former police commission chair Max Sword and former managing director Roy Amemiya. Prosecutors say the three officials coordinated to sneak former Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha’s $250,000 retirement deal past the City Council.

John Pritchett: Out Of The Bag John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: Out Of The Bag

The U.S. Supreme Court chief justice is on the hunt for who leaked the draft ruling on abortion rights that could overturn 50 years of legal precedent. But leaks are commonplace in Washington and the high court is not immune.

John Pritchett: Culture Shock John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: Culture Shock

The purchase of Twitter by the world’s wealthiest man — who also owns Tesla — has sent a giant jolt through the social media world.