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Hawaii Civics 101: The State Court System

Hawaii Civics 101: The State Court System

Hawaii’s state court system handles a broad spectrum of family, civil and criminal issues.

Civil Cafe: What’s Happening To Kailua? Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Civil Cafe: What’s Happening To Kailua?

View the highlights of a panel discussion on how to cope with the tourist invasion into this once sleepy beach town.

VIDEO: Oahu’s Disappearing Beaches Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

VIDEO: Oahu’s Disappearing Beaches

Touring the south shore in the Civil Beat van, climate experts Chip Fletcher and Sam Lemmo talk with us about sea level rise and beach erosion.

Hawaii 2040: What Is A Carbon Tax?

Hawaii 2040: What Is A Carbon Tax?

Climate and economic experts believe carbon taxes are a great way to change consumer habits and slow down the effects of climate change.

Micronesians Respond To Racist Tweets Ku'u Kauanoe/Civil Beat

Micronesians Respond To Racist Tweets

Here’s what they have to say about social media comments hating on their community.

When Delusions Steal Your Daughter Cory Lum/Civil Beat

When Delusions Steal Your Daughter

Marti Claussen’s search for stable care and housing in Hawaii for her mentally ill daughter Christie has been a long journey of impossible choices and resilience.

Hawaii Civics 101: How A Bill Becomes A Law

Hawaii Civics 101: How A Bill Becomes A Law

The journey from bill to law is anything but straightforward. Here’s how it works.

Hawaii 2040: Why We’re Doing This Project Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Hawaii 2040: Why We’re Doing This Project

Scientists predict the worst will hit in about 21 years. But Hawaii is already feeling the effects of a warming planet. What are we going to do about it?

Into The Fire: How Covering a Volcano Changed This Photographer’s Life Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Into The Fire: How Covering a Volcano Changed This Photographer’s Life

A Civil Beat documentary chronicles the spectacular and destructive power of the four-month-long Kilauea eruption.

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