Anita Hofschneider is a reporter covering social issues for Civil Beat. She previously covered city and state politics, the environment, land use and housing. Her work has won multiple national, regional and local awards.
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 and is originally from the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
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A bill would require landlords to enter mediation upon a tenant’s request, but some advocates say the measure doesn’t do enough to protect renters at risk of eviction.
Ei ekkesiwin a pwonueta pwokiten ewe annuk a sain fan ewe Dec. 27 seni President Donald Trump a eniwinisefani ewe aninnis seni mwuun merika ren Medicaid ngeni aramasen ekkewe fonu ra eriri fengen fan ewe Compact of Free Association.
For the first time, the federal government is proposing critical habitat protections for coral species in the Pacific.
New legislation would make Hawaii the first state to tax executive pay gaps, but the proposal may be dead on arrival.
Hundreds of people from Pacific islands and territories have been stranded abroad for months after their homelands closed borders early in the pandemic.
HPD officials say Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders have higher arrest rates and the use of force is not out of line.
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Service providers fear Hawaii’s vaccination effort is failing to reach Pacific Islander communities that have been hit hardest by the coronavirus.
But the idea is controversial as many don’t think that establishing a nation within a nation is the best option.