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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.

Understanding The News: We’re Bringing You Behind The Scenes At Civil Beat Mantle

Understanding The News: We’re Bringing You Behind The Scenes At Civil Beat

Our new news literacy section aims to help you find news sources you can rely on by bringing you inside the news business — beginning with us.

VIDEO: Honolulu Civil Beat’s 2017 Year In Review

VIDEO: Honolulu Civil Beat’s 2017 Year In Review

 Scenes from the just-completed year.
We Have A New System For Reader Comments Getty Images

We Have A New System For Reader Comments

The new Talk platform is very easy to use. But first you’ll need to create a new account.

Say Aloha To Suevon Lee, Civil Beat’s New Education Reporter Anita Hofschneider/Civil Beat

Say Aloha To Suevon Lee, Civil Beat’s New Education Reporter

We’re expanding our coverage of education and schools in Hawaii, thanks to a grant from the Chamberlin Family Foundation.

Reader Rep: Star-Advertiser Should Stop Skipping State Journalism Contest

Reader Rep: Star-Advertiser Should Stop Skipping State Journalism Contest

The islands’ biggest media outlet has been a conspicuous no show in the Society of Professional Journalists’ annual competition.

Honolulu Civil Beat Named Hawaii’s Best News Site For 7th Straight Year Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Civil Beat Named Hawaii’s Best News Site For 7th Straight Year

The Hawaii Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists makes its annual award presentations.