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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Gov. David Ige has until July 6 to veto the bill, sign it or allow it to become law without his signature.
Dignity Senior Living at Oceanside Hawaii appealed the order to close by Friday as residents scramble to find new housing.
The state eviction moratorium is currently expected to expire June 8 but could be extended through the summer.
U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono said she is working to extend the help to citizens of nations in compacts with the U.S., some of whom face crippling costs for burials.
UPDATED: Lawyers for Lindsay Myeni said there’s no evidence he had committed a burglary.
The state long-term care ombudsman says it will be difficult — and even harmful to their health — for residents to relocate.
The bill would replace the high-interest loans with installment loans that have lower fees.
Nearly two weeks after the shooting, Honolulu police still haven’t explained why the teenager was shot or released officers’ body camera footage.