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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.
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In the state as a whole, people at many income levels who rent — not just low-income residents — face a shortage of rental housing.
After being outpolled by Trevor Ozawa by margins of 22 and 41 votes in prior contests, Tommy Waters won by 1,004 in the special election.
The native of Chuuk, Micronesia fought for social justice for Pacific Islanders in Hawaii and beyond.
The Office of Hawaiian Affairs hasn’t received an increase in revenues from the ceded trust lands in more than a decade.
The long campaign for the right to represent East Honolulu finally ends Saturday for Trevor Ozawa and Tommy Waters.
A new survey finds some Micronesians report missing out on promotions or being denied jobs due to their ethnicity.
UPDATED: The service workers union AiKea Unite Here raised $170,000 in three months to support Waters.
Low-income patients are afraid of going to the doctor and being saddled with co-payments. Unlike U.S. citizens or many green card holders, they aren’t eligible for Medicaid.
If he wins approval in the full Senate, he’ll likely serve as interim director of the agency under fire for its long wait list for homes.
Saving for a down payment can be tough in Honolulu, where the median home value was $790,000 last year.
The bill aims to end secret, mandatory arbitration proceedings for claims brought by employees against their employers.