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Tuesday, January 22, 2019·6:30 PM·Square Barrels

Civil Beat Trivia: All The News That’s Fit To Quiz!

Honolulu Civil Beat is partnering with Trivia Hawaii for a fresh new night of news-themed questions. Teams of up to six people face challengers, including a team of Civil Beat reporters. There will be three rounds of 10 questions with picture and bonus rounds in between. Winners will go home with gift cards to Square Barrels, new Civil Beat swag and major bragging rights. Reserve your spot!

Friday, February 22, 2019·5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.·Ka Waiwai, 1110 University Ave. Honolulu, HI 96826

Hawaii Storytellers: Understanding Mental Illness

Civil Beat is partnering with Hawaii Arts Alliance, Mental Health America of Hawaii, and Waiwai. Collective to bring you an evening of stories told by our fellow community members on the theme of mental illness. Each presenter will share a story about their personal relationship with mental illness, including a range of conditions, difficulties and triumphs.

Storytellers include: George Kon, Boz Schurr, Anisa Wiseman, Mariko Chang, Sara Mizban, and Keola Chan.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the stories start at 6:30 p.m. with wellness activities beforehand.

Purchase tickets to the event here.

 

Tuesday, January 15, 2019·9:30 AM·Civil Beat Newsroom, 3465 Waialae Ave. #200

Conversation And Coffee

Fresh off our year-end fundraising campaign, we’re inviting all our members, new and old, into our office for a casual conversation with Civil Beat reporters and editors. Find out what beats are brewing for the new year. Get to know the newsroom that’s supported by you. Find out more about the new reporting beats that we’re excited for next year. Share your community concerns, what you’re enjoying about our coverage and what you’d like to see improved in 2019. Reserve your spot!

Thursday, January 10, 2019·12:00 PM·Hawaii State Capitol Building, room 329

Civil Cafe: Legislative Preview

State Capitol Building.

On Thursday, January 10, Civil Beat hosts Civil Cafe: Legislative Preview 2019. This panel discussion moderated by Civil Beat’s politics and opinions editor, Chad Blair, will address major issues that will come up in the 2019 Legislature and some that may not, but should. Together, we’ll look at why several topics repeatedly fail to pass and the process of why this happens. Learn how to get involved and the best way to stay informed before the session kicks off on January 16. Reserve your spot!

Friday, November 16, 2018·6:00 PM to 8:30 PM·ImpactHUB Honolulu

Hawaii Storytellers: How I Make Ends Meet

Join us for this cost-of-living event featuring stories from a diverse range of Hawaii residents talking about “How I Make Ends Meet.” Each storyteller will share their experience about how they afford to live in the islands. From multi-generational living to multiple jobs, we’ll hear their stories of struggle and hope and how living in Hawaii requires sacrifice, grit and in some cases creative solutions.

Storytellers include: Lauren Hana Chai, Jonathan Swanz, Hanalei Bishop, Vic Craft, Anniken Rose and more to be announced.

Doors open at 6:00 PM and stories start at 7:00 PM.

Purchase tickets to the event here.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018·9:30 AM - 10:30 AM·Civil Beat Office

Conversation and Coffee (Post-Election)

Civil Beat Coffee April 2017. 18 april 2017

Join us for morning coffee and a casual post-election discussion with Civil Beat editors and reporters. This morning is for you, our readers, to bring your election wrap-up questions to our reporters and talk story.

Arrive at our Kaimuki newsroom at 9:15 AM for check-in and enjoy complimentary coffee, tea and pastries. The event will start promptly at 9:30 AM. Limited visitor parking is available on-site. Additional metered parking is available on 10th and Waialae Avenues.

Reserve your spot here!

Thursday, October 25, 2018·6:00 PM·The Manifest

Civil Beat Elections Trivia: All The News That’s Fit To Quiz!

Civil Beat Trivia: All the News That’s Fit to Quiz! is a new event series presented by Honolulu Civil Beat. Teams compete in a battle of wits in our news-based trivia game. Play in groups of up to six or sign-up individually, and we’ll match you up with others for the chance to win limited edition Civil Beat swag. Participants are encouraged to work together (without phones) and compete in 3 rounds of 10 questions each. This event is free and open to the public, but please RSVP in advance.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018·4:00 PM·Hawaiian Airlines' Lunchbox cafeteria

Civil Cafe: Should Hawaii Hold A Constitutional Convention?

This October, Civil Beat is partnering with Hawaiian Airlines to host back-to-back panel discussions on two critical questions that will appear on the November ballot. On October 9, join us as we discuss holding a state constitutional convention, which has been seen as a way to challenge the status quo and place power back into the hands of voters. We’ll weigh the pros and cons, discuss its implications and touch on specific aspects of the proposal that are still up for debate. The event will be moderated by Civil Beat’s politics and opinion editor, Chad Blair, and feature local experts and commentators.

This event is free and open to the public, but please RSVP in advance.

Saturday, October 6, 2018·2:00 PM·Nanakuli Public Library

Conversation and Coffee with Civil Beat Journalists (Nanakuli)

Tiare Kabazawa enjoys a latte at Curb. 3 oct 2016

Civil Beat is taking our events on the road! On Saturday, October 6, please join us for coffee and a casual discussion with Jim Simon (managing editor) and Blaze Lovell (reporter). Mix and mingle with Civil Beat’s team and share your thoughts and questions about our coverage and ideas for future stories. Enjoy complimentary coffee, tea and refreshments. Space is limited, so please RSVP in advance.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018·4:00 PM·Hawaiian Airlines' Lunchbox cafeteria

Civil Cafe: Should We Use Property Taxes To Fund Schools?

This October, Civil Beat is partnering with Hawaiian Airlines to host back-to-back panel discussions on two critical questions that will appear on the November ballot. On October 2, we’ll consider a constitutional amendment to fund public education. This proposition mirrors other states in that it would give our Legislature the power to impose new taxes on investment properties. We’ll weigh the pros and cons, discuss its implications and touch on specific aspects of the proposal that are still up for debate. The event will be moderated by Civil Beat’s politics and opinion editor, Chad Blair.

This event is free and open to the public, but please RSVP in advance.