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Anita Hofschneider

Survey: Giving Birth During The Pandemic Is Tough For Hawaii Mothers Pixabay

Survey: Giving Birth During The Pandemic Is Tough For Hawaii Mothers

Some women said they were required to wear masks during labor.

More Rental Subsidies In 2021? House Lawmakers Say It’s An Open Question

More Rental Subsidies In 2021? House Lawmakers Say It’s An Open Question

There’s still overwhelming demand for rental assistance in the last quarter of 2020.

US Says COFA Talks Are On Track To Finish This Year US Embassy Kolonia/White House

US Says COFA Talks Are On Track To Finish This Year

Negotiators have yet to talk about nuclear waste in the Marshall Islands, and restoring Medicaid isn’t part of the conversation.

Domestic Violence Is On The Rise In Hawaii Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Domestic Violence Is On The Rise In Hawaii

Many of the domestic violence survivors reaching out for help have been Native Hawaiian.

Renters In Hawaii Are Struggling. So Are Their Landlords Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Renters In Hawaii Are Struggling. So Are Their Landlords

As tenants fall behind on rent and units sit vacant, some landlords are looking to sell.

OHA Race: Machado, Alapa Differ On Hawaiian Self-Governance, Mauna Kea

OHA Race: Machado, Alapa Differ On Hawaiian Self-Governance, Mauna Kea

Colette Machado spent more than two decades on OHA’s board and has changed her position on TMT while newcomer Luana Alapa is hesitant to take strong positions on key issues.

Akina Spends More Than $150K To Keep Souza From OHA Seat

Akina Spends More Than $150K To Keep Souza From OHA Seat

The nonpartisan race to be an Office of Hawaiian Affairs trustee pits Democratic supporters against a conservative incumbent.

Hawaii COVID-19 Data For Race And Ethnicity Is Missing Screen shot of DOH data interactive

Hawaii COVID-19 Data For Race And Ethnicity Is Missing

Leaders across many Pacific Islander communities have been working to prevent COVID-19 infections from increasing.

Mauna Kea Divides Candidates In Hawaii Island OHA Race

Mauna Kea Divides Candidates In Hawaii Island OHA Race

The statewide contest pits Lindsey, an Office of Hawaiian Affairs employee, against Mangauil, a longtime critic of the agency.