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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 email@example.com.
Some want the Trump administration to act with more urgency in renegotiating existing treaties, which provide critical support to the tiny island nations.
Some OHA trustees contend the agency has made significant strides toward cleaning up its oversight since the 2012-2016 time period covered by the report.
Lt. Gov. Josh Green wants to create a new Hawaii Health Corps to respond to health crises throughout the Pacific. The measles outbreak has spread to American Samoa.
Some of Hawaii’s medical team in Samoa are providing care at the hospital, which is strapped for equipment, space and manpower.
Volunteer doctors and nurses are helping deliver 50,000 vaccines in a country that has come to a standstill after more than 60 measles deaths.
A group of at least 65 health care professionals are flying to Samoa early Wednesday morning to administer vaccines.
Dr. Jason Chang, who was fired by the hospital, is still a practicing physician in Honolulu and his case is pending at the state agency that handles professional licensing.
But Hawaiian Airlines’ chief operating officer says don’t expect the strike to happen anytime soon.
People who grew up in Hawaii were much less likely to report any sexual harassment they experienced.
So far this year, 16 residential homesteads have been sold on Oahu — allowing buyers to shortcut DHHL’s long waiting list.
The children often crossed the U.S.-Mexico border after traveling from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala.