Civil Beat Staff

Anita Hofschneider

Anita Hofschneider is a reporter covering social issues for Civil Beat. She writes about the challenges facing recent immigrant communities and Native Hawaiians.  She also covers Hawaii’s #MeToo movement, the cost of living and public housing. She previously covered city and state politics, the environment, land use and housing.

Her work has won multiple national, regional and local awards, including the APME Sally Jacobsen Award for International Perspective for her reporting on sexual abuse in the Catholic Church on Guam.

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