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April Estrellon is Civil Beat’s multimedia producer, creating audio, video and graphics for the website. She also produces Civil Beat’s award winning Offshore podcast as well as weekly episodes of Pod Squad.
April has degrees in journalism and anthropology from the University of Hawaii Manoa. Her interests include history and cultural studies of Asia and the Pacific and storytelling through new media.
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The Honolulu City Council candidate discussed his upcoming rematch with Trevor Ozawa for the District 4 seat.
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The Hawaii state senator from the Big Island is highly critical of opponent Tulsi Gabbard’s meeting with Syrian president Assad.
The AAUW offers scholarships to help women and girls mitigate the wage gap, which has only widened locally.
A new task force makes clear that the state has had the wrong criminal justice policy for the past 40 years.
It’s one example of a product that supports the work of providing job training and placement for formerly homeless people.
Dan Kelin of the Honolulu Theatre for Youth thrives on collaboration and telling stories with the Marshallese.
Transportation reporter and columnist Marcel Honore talks about traffic, apps and bikes.
Andrew Robbins, executive director of the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation, foresees “interim service” from East Kapolei to Aloha Stadium.