Most talked about Honolulu Civil Beat stories

Should Hawaii Purge More People from List of Registered Voters?

civilbeat.com — Hawaii's infamously low voter turnout may not be quite as bad as it seems. That's because thousands of people who are still on the registered voter list have moved, gone to prison or died since the last election, lowering the overall turnout percentages published by the state Office of Elections in any given year.
Oct 20, 2014

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Oct 20, 2014

Is Hawaii getting a bad rap on low voter turnout? It may be higher than we think! @nathaneagle civilbeat.com/2014/10/should…

Peter Carlisle: Loaded Guns and Alcohol

civilbeat.com — Car: A passenger vehicle propelled by an engine meant for traveling on streets or roads. It is reusable typically up to the expiration date of its warranty. It weighs tons and travels at speeds from a slow crawl to shrieking insanity. The car's direction depends on human action, inaction, reaction, decision, folly and a host of other factors.
Oct 20, 2014

RT @pierre: If driving under the influence is an offense, why isn't carrying a gun under the influence? Peter Carlisle: ow.ly/D3dUZ

Souki Declines to Take Up Calivin Say Residency Issue

civilbeat.com — The speaker of the Hawaii House of Representatives says the chamber will not immediately consider a request to investigate Rep. Calvin Say's residency qualifications. In a letter dated Oct.
Oct 20, 2014

RT @NathanEagle: Hawaii House Speaker Souki won't take up Rep. Say's residency issue at this time. @CivilBeat story: civilbeat.com/2014/10/souki-… #hileg #808news

The Pod Squad on Saving Kahoolawe

civilbeat.com — This week, host Chad Blair sits down with Civil Beat reporter Anita Hofschneider to discuss the three-part Kahoolawe series she did with photographer PF Bentley. Anita shares her thoughts on the project, which kicked off Monday, including the history, politics and cultural significance of the island.

Chad Blair: Too Many Forums for Gubernatorial Candidates?

civilbeat.com — If debates determined the winners of elections, Mufi Hannemann would be our next governor. I've attended, watched or participated in most of the forums and debates between the gubernatorial candidates in the general election period, and I've made it a point to ask lots of folks after each event who did best.
Oct 20, 2014

RT @CivilBeat: Chad Blair: Too Many Forums for Gubernatorial Candidates? bit.ly/ZLthCA