Rank #1: Pod Squad: Honolulu Rail CEO Promises Passenger Service In 2020
Andrew Robbins, executive director of the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation, foresees “interim service” from East Kapolei to Aloha Stadium.
Rank #2: Pod Squad: Why Ed Case Wants To Go Back To DC
The former congressman makes the case for Ed Case.
Rank #3: Pod Squad: Why We Should Stop Punishing Drug Users
The leader of a national drug policy group talks about recreational marijuana and criminal justice reform.
Rank #4: Pod Squad: Have You Tried A Biki Yet?
Many Honolulu residents and visitors have, and Bikeshare Hawaii’s new executive director explains why.
Rank #5: Pod Squad: Meet Hawaii’s New GOP State Rep
Public school teacher Val Okimoto steadily canvassed her Mililani Mauka district to win her first-ever political race.
Rank #6: Pod Squad: Why Kim Coco Iwamoto Is Running For LG
The only candidate in the Democratic field who isn’t an elected official says she doesn’t see the post as a stepping stone to higher office.
Rank #7: Pod Squad: Teachers Union Leader Makes Case For ConAm
Corey Rosenlee argues why the state should be allowed to levy a surcharge on property taxes to help pay for education.
Rank #8: Pod Squad: Speaking Up For The State Senate
Senate communications director Richard Rapoza says if people watched more closely how the chamber functions, they might be impressed.
Rank #9: Pod Squad: Tommy Waters Says Homelessness Is The Issue In Council Race
The Honolulu City Council candidate discussed his upcoming rematch with Trevor Ozawa for the District 4 seat.
Rank #10: Pod Squad: Jill Tokuda’s Personal Bid To Be Hawaii LG
The Democratic state senator speaks about formative lifetime experiences that shaped her as she now seeks higher office.
Rank #11: Pod Squad: What’s Next For Medical Aid In Dying?
Now that Hawaii has become the seventh state to pass the law, an education campaign is underway.
Rank #12: Pod Squad: Hawaii Democratic Leader Talks About ‘Healing The Party’
Kealii Lopez on her party’s deep bench, the challenge for local Republicans and the state of Democrats under Trump.
Rank #13: Pod Squad: Why Does Hawaii Have So Many People Behind Bars?
A new task force makes clear that the state has had the wrong criminal justice policy for the past 40 years.
Rank #14: Pod Squad: CB’s Wayfinder Peddles His Views On Pedaling
Transportation reporter and columnist Marcel Honore talks about traffic, apps and bikes.
Rank #15: Pod Squad: When You’re Not In A Union, There’s A Retirement Crisis
A Senate bill would help by establishing a private-sector retirement savings program. But some employers are opposing it.
Rank #16: Pod Squad: Kai Kahele Is Already Running For Congress. Here’s Why
The Hawaii state senator from the Big Island is highly critical of opponent Tulsi Gabbard’s meeting with Syrian president Assad.
Rank #17: Pod Squad: House Speaker Talks About Disaster Relief For Counties
The Pod Squad goes to the Capitol between legislative sessions to catch up with Scott Saiki.
Rank #18: Pod Squad: In Hawaii, Men Still Earn More Than Women
The AAUW offers scholarships to help women and girls mitigate the wage gap, which has only widened locally.
Rank #19: Pod Squad: Teaching Theater In The Marshall Islands
Dan Kelin of the Honolulu Theatre for Youth thrives on collaboration and telling stories with the Marshallese.
Rank #20: Pod Squad: Got A Tip On A Crime? Call This Guy
Honolulu’s CrimeStoppers program offers cash rewards for tips that pan out. And its annual dinner to raise money for those rewards is coming up.