Fact Checks might seem to be about simple statements by candidates, but they teach about government, politics and the election. Next week, Civil Beat will add another layer to our government coverage by posting the salaries of 1000s of state workers, showing Hawaii residents where their tax dollars are going.
Honolulu has a long way to go to become a great city for bicycles despite its climate, terrain and friendly bus system. There aren't enough bike lanes, the roads are rough and riders aren't treated with respect by motorists. Safety is the No. 1 issue, the city's bicycling coordinator says.