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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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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.
UPDATED: The governor finally visits the mountain on Day 9 of massive protests against the Thirty Meter Telescope construction.
UPDATED: After 33 kupuna and one caregiver were removed and cited, police in riot gear descended on the scene of the TMT protest. But they later backed off.
UPDATED: As hundreds of telescope opponents gather for a second day at the base of Mauna Kea, others descend on the office of Gov. David Ige.
Updated: No one was arrested Monday as hundreds of people protested construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope.
UPDATED: Some Native Hawaiians think construction of a new telescope will desecrate a sacred site that already holds 13 other telescopes.