HawaiiWhere’s the Beef? No Reason to Oppose Civil Unions June 30, 2010·By The Civil Beat Editorial Board Join the Discussion About the Author Civil Beat Staff The Civil Beat Editorial Board The members of Civil Beat's editorial board are Pierre Omidyar, Randy Ching, Patti Epler and Eric Pape. Opinions expressed by the editorial board reflect the group's consensus view, but not necessarily that of every individual. Discussion Share your thoughts on this editorial and what Gov. Lingle should do with the civil unions bill.