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Just How Bad Is Honolulu's Housing Crisis?

civilbeat.com — Mayor Kirk Caldwell is hosting a town hall meeting tonight on his new islandwide housing strategy. Before you go, here's what you need to know about Honolulu's housing crisis in five graphs: Rents just keep going up...

Candidate for Hawaii Governor Alleges Civil Rights Were Violated

civilbeat.com — Jeff Davis, the Libertarian Party candidate for Hawaii governor, filed suit in federal court today claiming his civil rights have been violated. Davis is suing the owner of Hawaii News Now, the publisher of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser and the University of Hawaii regarding a televised debate Oct.
Oct 23, 2014

RT @CivilBeat: #higov candidate Jeff Davis is suing local media outlets over being excluded from TV debate. bit.ly/1roKj0A pic.twitter.com/WEgqSYhx98

Should Hawaii Send Its Most Violent Mental Patients Away?

civilbeat.com — A Senate investigative committee is calling for major reforms to the Hawaii State Hospital in an effort to curb violence and restore trust in a mental health system that has been mismanaged for many years. On Wednesday, the committee, which is co-chaired by Hawaii Sens.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @CivilBeat: Should Hawaii Send Its Most Violent Mental Patients Away? Do you agree with the committee's recommendations? bit.ly/1D1HTdB

Oct 23, 2014

RT @CivilBeat: Should Hawaii Send Its Most Violent Mental Patients Away? Do you agree with the committee's recommendations? bit.ly/1D1HTdB

Oct 23, 2014

Hawaii may send its 10 most violent mental health patients to South Carolina, where treatment is cheaper civilbeat.com/2014/10/should… @CivilBeat

Oct 23, 2014

RT @CivilBeat: Should Hawaii Send Its Most Violent Mental Patients Away? A Senate committee wants to overhaul the state's facility. bit.ly/1D1HTdB

Living Hawaii: Where Are You, Trader Joe's?

civilbeat.com — Hey Joe, you need to grab your Aloha shirts, hop a plane to Hawaii and set up shop in the islands. We need you, Joe - Trader Joe's, to be precise. We really do. Look, if ever there was a state where residents need a food market whose core identity involves fighting on behalf of its customers, it is Hawaii.
Oct 23, 2014

RT @CivilBeat: Did you know there's a Facebook page, “Hawaii Needs Trader Joe’s NOW!” that has more than 3,000 likes? Here's why: bit.ly/1vRKoPI

Oct 23, 2014

RT @CivilBeat: Living Hawaii: Where Are You, Trader Joe’s? The affordable-food chain seems like a no-brainer for Hawaii. bit.ly/1vRKoPI

Neal Milner: What Attack Ads Tell Us About Hawaii Politics

civilbeat.com — Great news! There will be plenty more political attack ads before the November election. Wait, wait, don't run away. You need to wade into the muck and take some time to understand how these ads work. There are two ways to scrutinize them. One is to check for accuracy.
Oct 23, 2014

RT @CivilBeat: Neal Milner: What Attacck Ads Tell Us About Hawaii Politics. Campaigns TV spots need to be carefully scrutinized. bit.ly/1D1JX5i