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A Glimpse Inside Hawaii’s ‘Forbidden Island’ Josh Sullivan/Flickr.com

A Glimpse Inside Hawaii’s ‘Forbidden Island’

A single family has owned it for more than 150 years. Just 17 miles from resort-lined Kauai, Niihau remains surprisingly insulated from the outside world.
Civil Beat Named Best News Site in Hawaii By Journalism Group

Civil Beat Named Best News Site in Hawaii By Journalism Group

The awards presentation on Friday night recognized local TV, radio, magazine, newspaper and online sites for outstanding work in 2014.
Kailua Neighbors Rally Together To Save Beloved Homeless Man

Kailua Neighbors Rally Together To Save Beloved Homeless Man

The "Mango Man" was in need of health care and other assistance, so concerned residents stepped in.
Jason Momoa’s Revolt Against Hawaii’s Thirty Meter Telescope Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Jason Momoa’s Revolt Against Hawaii’s Thirty Meter Telescope

The Hollywood star of "Game of Thrones" is galvanizing other celebrities to urge their collective 8 million followers to join the protest.
Kaimuki Restaurant Offers Fresh Start for Those Who Need a Hand

Kaimuki Restaurant Offers Fresh Start for Those Who Need a Hand

The restaurant — which serves healthy, locally sourced meals — is staffed by former convicts, prostitutes and victims of domestic violence, human trafficking and others in need of help.
Scientists Discover World’s Deepest Fish Near The Bottom Of The Mariana Trench Screenshot from YouTube/University of Aberdeen

Scientists Discover World’s Deepest Fish Near The Bottom Of The Mariana Trench

A whole new species may have been discovered in the deepest place on Earth, 3,500 miles southwest of Hawaii.
This Is What Happens When You Step On Molten Lava Screencap/AOL

This Is What Happens When You Step On Molten Lava

As lava on Hawaii’s Big Island nears a shopping center and gas station, this video is a reminder of what not to do.

Civil Beat Drops Subscription Rate

New monthly price reflects broader reach stemming from partnership with Huffington Post.
Surviving the Storm: Checking in on Hawaii’s World of Journalism Flickr.com/NS Newsflash

Surviving the Storm: Checking in on Hawaii’s World of Journalism

Our media is being disrupted by global shifts. There are closures and loss, but also innovation.