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Civil Cafe: To Protect Pedestrians, Fix Oahu’s Street Designs Alana Eagle/Civil Beat

Civil Cafe: To Protect Pedestrians, Fix Oahu’s Street Designs

Panelists at a recent Civil Beat event discussed efforts to improve pedestrian safety on the island.

Civil Beat’s ‘Are We Ready?’ Project Wins Public Service Award

Civil Beat’s ‘Are We Ready?’ Project Wins Public Service Award

The series on whether Hawaii is prepared for a disaster was one of numerous journalism honors we won for our work in 2018.

‘Empower Citizens With Information’: New Reporter Joins The Civil Beat Team Cory Lum/Civil Beat

‘Empower Citizens With Information’: New Reporter Joins The Civil Beat Team

Christina Jedra will tackle a number of big issues facing Honolulu as well as communities throughout Oahu.

Hawaii Storytellers: An Up-Close View Of Incarceration Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Storytellers: An Up-Close View Of Incarceration

With laughter, song and tears, six people shared their experiences with the Hawaii prison system at a recent Civil Beat Storytellers event. Watch their videos below.

Meet Our New Criminal Justice Reporter Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Meet Our New Criminal Justice Reporter

Yoohyun Jung will have a lot of ground to cover as she tackles Hawaii’s law and order issues.

Hawaii Supreme Court Overturns 30 Years Of Government Secrecy PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Hawaii Supreme Court Overturns 30 Years Of Government Secrecy

The ruling says that the city of Honolulu — as well as many other government agencies — have withheld public records for decades using an excuse that doesn’t exist in state law.

The ‘Enemy Of The People’ Is Actually Doing Its Job Caleb Hartsfield/Civil Beat

The ‘Enemy Of The People’ Is Actually Doing Its Job

President Trump’s sustained attacks on the media represent a danger to a free press and democracy itself.

Civil Beat Named Best News Website In Hawaii Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Civil Beat Named Best News Website In Hawaii

Journalism awards for Hawaii media were announced at the annual SPJ banquet Friday night.

‘The Last Wild Place’ Wins National Honors Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

‘The Last Wild Place’ Wins National Honors

Civil Beat took readers on a visual journey through one of the most remote parts of the planet.

Civil Beat Wins National Award For Guam Sex Abuse Coverage Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Civil Beat Wins National Award For Guam Sex Abuse Coverage

“Faith Betrayed” won an APME award for international perspective reporting, while a Civil Beat investigative project won an honorable mention.

We’re Changing Around Some Things In Our Newsroom Cory Lum/Civil Beat

We’re Changing Around Some Things In Our Newsroom

We have two new full-time reporters and Nick Grube has moved to Washington, D.C., to staff our full-time bureau there.

We’re Killing Comments — Here’s Why Caleb Hartsfield/Civil Beat

We’re Killing Comments — Here’s Why

Civil Beat gets more than 200,000 unique visitors every month. Yet fewer than 100 participate regularly in the comments at the bottom of stories.