Honolulu Civil Beat's 'News and Brews' will be held tonight, Friday Aug. 23, from 6-7:30pm in the Maui Brewing Co. Kihei Tasting Room. Share your community concerns and let Civil Beat staff know what you enjoy in their news coverage. Guests include Civil Beat reporters Yoohyun Jung, Brittany Lyte, Suevon Lee, and Marcel Honore, along with members of their business and … [Read more...] about CORRECTION: Honolulu Civil Beat’s ‘News and Brews’ will be held at 6pm TONIGHT
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Last week, Maui County Corporation Counsel Patrick Wong made more than $2,800 without having to lift a finger. How’d he get such a sweet gig? He was arrested, of course. Wong, the county’s top civil attorney, was placed on paid administrative leave by Mayor Mike Victorino on March 9 after being arrested and charged by the Maui Police Department for abuse of a household member. … [Read more...] about Councilmembers Molina, Lee, King, and Rawlins-Fernandez Call for Patrick Wong’s Resignation
On Mon., Oct. 1, Honolulu Civil Beat reported on the Chamber of Commerce Hawaii’s transfer of $600,000 to the Affordable Hawai‘i Coalition PAC, a political action committee formed in opposition to the proposed state constitutional amendment to give the legislature the power to implement a surcharge on investment property to support public education. The contribution does yet … [Read more...] about Hawai‘i Chamber of Commerce contributes $600,000 to fight constitutional amendment, Civil Beat reports a day before teachers protest for funding
1. Timeshares in Hawaii had a 90.1 percent occupancy rate during the third quarter of 2017, according to a Jan. 4 news release from the Hawaii Tourism Authority. What was the state’s hotel occupancy rate during that same period? A. 90.6 percent B. 88.1 percent C. 87.7 percent D. 84.2 percent E. 81.4 percent 2. On Jan. 7, Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin announced that he … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: What do you know about Hawaii AG Doug Chin’s decision to resign?
1. In January, the median price for a condo in Maui County was $691,500, according to a Feb. 10 Pacific Business News blog post. According to PBN, what was the median price for a Maui County condo in January 2013? A. $705,000 B. $675,000 C. $620,000 D. $595,000 E. $550,000 2. In a Feb. 7 story on what makes a journalist these days, Honolulu Civil Beat reported … [Read more...] about Special MauiTime News Quiz!