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Bicycling in Hawaii

Honolulu Test Drives Bike Lanes on Waialae

Honolulu Test Drives Bike Lanes on Waialae

Mixed reaction from residents and businesses as city closes lane on Kaimuki’s main avenue.
Left By the Side of the Road in Hawaii: Bicycle Improvements

Left By the Side of the Road in Hawaii: Bicycle Improvements

State and city have dropped the ball on bicycle improvements.
Comments You Don’t Want to Miss: Aug. 14

Comments You Don’t Want to Miss: Aug. 14

It's amazing how the discussion picks up when we're writing about topics where most everyone can speak from personal experience: bicycling in Hawaii and how to make the state a better place.
Week 15: A Place to Learn

Week 15: A Place to Learn

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.
Why Isn’t Honolulu Bike Friendly?

Why Isn’t Honolulu Bike Friendly?

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.
Bicycling in Hawaii