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How Did Donovan Dela Cruz Just Become Hawaii’s Most Powerful Senator? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

How Did Donovan Dela Cruz Just Become Hawaii’s Most Powerful Senator?

The longtime pro-business, pro-rail lawmaker has a history of ethics concerns, backroom dealing and a volatile temperament.

The Hawaii House: Where Factions Determine Power And Influence Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Hawaii House: Where Factions Determine Power And Influence

Shifting alliances within the House can determine which bills -- and political careers -- thrive or die on the vine.
Is School Prayer Crossing a Line at Some Hawaii Charter Schools?

Is School Prayer Crossing a Line at Some Hawaii Charter Schools?

A charter school employee in Kauai files a civil rights complaint over what he says is the practice of forced prayer on campus, illustrating the complex relationship between culture and spirituality at many of the state's Hawaiian-focused schools.

Civil Beat Publishes Corrections Policy

Transparency and Truth. Those are our commitments. Our policy on how to handle corrections is central to both.

Read About Civil Beat’s Policy on Anonymous Sources

There's perhaps no more thorny issue in journalism than the use of unnamed sources. Today we publish our policy on their use on Civil Beat. You'll find the policy linked whenever we use anonymous sources.
Civil Beat Policy on Anonymous Sources