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Anita Hofschneider is a reporter covering social issues for Civil Beat. She writes about the high cost of housing and challenges facing recent immigrants and Native Hawaiians. She previously covered city and state politics.
Her work has won multiple national, regional and local awards. The Associated Press Media Editors and Asian American Journalists Association recently honored her reporting on sexual abuse in Guam’s Catholic church.
Prior to starting at Civil Beat, Anita covered the 2013 Hawaii legislative session for the Associated Press and interned at the Wall Street Journal in New York. She graduated from Harvard with honors in 2012.
You can follow Anita on Twitter @ahofschneider, on Instagram @anitahofschneider or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The census will determine revenues for many programs, including those that serve Native Hawaiians.
New census data shows that the poverty rate is down from last year but that Hawaii residents still struggle with the high costs of housing and other necessities.
The casualties include stronger security at Kaneohe Marine Corps Base and a new machine gun range on Guam.
Update: The Consul General of the Federated States of Micronesia in Honolulu said that policy had created “tremendous hardship” for Pacific Islanders in Hawaii.
Civil disobedience and arrests have been a key part of Native Hawaiian activism since the 1970s.
It’s the latest example of how President Donald Trump’s administration has sought to strengthen ties with Pacific island nations.
The Indo-Pacific Command is partnering with the University of Hawaii to improve health care outcomes in the Pacific islands.
TMT officials say the world’s largest telescope will be a zero-waste facility, while the state has determined it doesn’t pose a risk to the Big Island’s water supply.
Many telescope staffers are frustrated by not being able to work, but they understand where the protesters are coming from.
Hawaii’s governor put Mayor Harry Kim in charge of negotiating with activists blocking construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea.
Authorities and opponents of the Thirty Meter Telescope can’t agree on who should be allowed up the Mauna Kea Access Road.