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April Estrellon is Civil Beat’s multimedia producer creating and editing audio, video, graphics and animation for the website. She also produces Civil Beat’s award winning Offshore podcast and weekly episodes of Pod Squad.
April has degrees in journalism and anthropology from the University of Hawaii Manoa. She once had dreams of being an archaeologist, but soon realized that it’s nothing like Indiana Jones and that she prefers telling stories to digging and lab work.
April is often glued to her headphones, but you can get her attention by emailing her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gary Simon has been involved in issues relating to seniors for years.
Voting rights, fair elections and a crisis of confidence in government are as relevant now as they were during the tumultuous 1960s and 1970s.
Civil Beat staff discusses the early days of the Kealoha conspiracy trial.
The end of the school year is a time when many children and teens exhibit heightened problems and more frequent thoughts of suicide.
The long-anticipated criminal case unfolds.
Marielena Hincapie, head of the National Immigration Law Center, said it is a time of great fear and trauma in many immigrant communities.
First Lap helps former inmates make successful transitions — with no government funding.