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Anita Hofschneider

Oahu Hospital Struggles In The Wake Of Sexual Misconduct Allegations Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Oahu Hospital Struggles In The Wake Of Sexual Misconduct Allegations

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.

Hawaiian Airlines Flight Attendants Vote To Strike Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaiian Airlines Flight Attendants Vote To Strike

But Hawaiian Airlines’ chief operating officer says don’t expect the strike to happen anytime soon.

Nearly Half Of Hawaii Workers Say They’ve Been Sexually Harassed Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Nearly Half Of Hawaii Workers Say They’ve Been Sexually Harassed

People who grew up in Hawaii were much less likely to report any sexual harassment they experienced.

Why Some Native Hawaiians End Up Selling Coveted Homesteads Kuʻu Kauanoe/Civil Beat

Why Some Native Hawaiians End Up Selling Coveted Homesteads

So far this year, 16 residential homesteads have been sold on Oahu — allowing buyers to shortcut DHHL’s long waiting list.

Fifteen Unaccompanied Migrant Children Came To Hawaii In The Past Year Donna Burton/U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Fifteen Unaccompanied Migrant Children Came To Hawaii In The Past Year

The children often crossed the U.S.-Mexico border after traveling from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala.

Most UH Students Are People Of Color But Their Teachers Are Mainly White Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Most UH Students Are People Of Color But Their Teachers Are Mainly White

But the percentage of non-white faculty is increasing, going from 44% in 2013 to about 50% in 2018

US House Bill Would Restore Medicaid For COFA Citizens Cory Lum/Civil Beat

US House Bill Would Restore Medicaid For COFA Citizens

Tens of thousands of legal migrants were cut off from Medicaid eligibility in 1996.

Pacific Islanders Go To Extremes To Retrieve Key Immigration Records Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Pacific Islanders Go To Extremes To Retrieve Key Immigration Records

Some travel to the Mexican border to replace documents that are essential to accessing jobs, housing and even driver’s licenses.

Report: Battling Discrimination Against Micronesians Requires Policy Changes Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Report: Battling Discrimination Against Micronesians Requires Policy Changes

The Hawaii Advisory Committee to the U.S. Civil Rights Commission says these migrants should receive access to Medicaid and other benefits they are now denied.