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Analyze This: Hawaii’s Criminal Justice System

Analyze This: Hawaii’s Criminal Justice System

UPDATED A preliminary report on a project that aims to save money and improve safety points to problems with parole.
Capitol Watch: Sept. 26

Capitol Watch: Sept. 26

UPDATED 4:55 p.m. New GOP chair Beth Fukumoto says it's 'imperative' that party unite and grow.
Feds Say Some Child Deaths Should Be Public Adrienne LaFrance/Civil Beat

Feds Say Some Child Deaths Should Be Public

Federal laws require disclosure in death by abuse, but not natural causes.
Inside Halawa: A Reporter’s Notebook

Inside Halawa: A Reporter’s Notebook

Impressions from a visit to Hawaii's high-security prison.
Hawaii State Salaries 2012: Fewer Employees, Higher Costs

Hawaii State Salaries 2012: Fewer Employees, Higher Costs

Review searchable database of more than 14,000 Hawaii state employee salaries, job titles and names.
Abercrombie Defends Emergency Cleanup Order

Abercrombie Defends Emergency Cleanup Order

Hawaii governor rejects Sierra Club's demand he rescind order.
Civil Beat To Publish ‘Hawaii State Salaries 2012’

Civil Beat To Publish ‘Hawaii State Salaries 2012’

Series begins Tuesday, includes searchable database for public to examine spending.
Hawaii State Salaries 2012: Highest Paid Employees Flickr

Hawaii State Salaries 2012: Highest Paid Employees

Last year's two highest-paid employees make more money this year, but have swapped places.
Hawaii State Salaries 2012: Fewer Employees, Higher Costs

Hawaii State Salaries 2012: Fewer Employees, Higher Costs

Review searchable database of more than 14,000 Hawaii state employee salaries, job titles and names.
Hawaii Gov Orders Boards to Post Agendas Online

Hawaii Gov Orders Boards to Post Agendas Online

Civil Beat exposed that requirement had ended after Lingle left office.
Abercrombie HR Head Sunshine Topping Quits

Abercrombie HR Head Sunshine Topping Quits

UPDATED Governor buries departure of second Cabinet head in press release.

Off The Beat: Hawaii’s ‘Dark Age’ of Information

Democracy would benefit from making information on government meetings more accessible.
Hawaii State Government