Treena Shapiro

Treena Shapiro has been covering state and county government in Hawai‘i for 15 years, primarily writing about politics and education for two daily newspapers and three wire services. She is now a producer for “Insights on PBS Hawai‘i,” a weekly public affairs program that airs Thursday evenings.


Hurdles cleared for Hoopili, Koa Ridge

Two development proposals in Ewa Beach and Central Oahu cleared hurdles yesterday, while continuing the debate over whether agricultural land should be used for residential projects.

Who can afford to buy a home?

UHERO calculations find that at the current interest rate, a single family home buyers need a $126,000 down payment and an income just over $96,000. That would make monthly payments about $2,400.

Number crunching: June 2013

Oahu's housing market continued to heat up in June, according to the latest statistics from the Honolulu Board of Realtors.

House hunting on Kailua Beach

With clear blue skies and deep blue ocean, Kailua showed its best face to visitors who turned out in droves for yesterday’s Fourth of July parade in the morning and fireworks at night.

Medical offices for sale in Aiea

Medical professionals in need of office space may want to look into one of three vacant offices in the former Newton Square in Aiea.

'Flex homes' in Kapolei

This condo's downstairs flex area can be used as a separate guest room, family room, or for business

Alcohol banned at Sandbar on Memorial Day weekend

May 16, 2013 Web exclusive The Kaneohe Sandbar is a popular hangout spot for tourists and locals. Photo: guerric De Coligny Memorial Day weekend is coming up, and one of the most popular hangouts is bound to be the Kaneohe…

New Honolulu Museum of Art exhibits

This month, the Honolulu Museum of Art showcases quiltwork from across the state, cultural-revolution-era paintings from China and a series of Hawaii landscape photographs shot during the 1980s.