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Anita Hofschneider

Hawaii Reps Want Kaena Point To Be A National Heritage Area Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Hawaii Reps Want Kaena Point To Be A National Heritage Area

Reps. Tulsi Gabbard and Ed Case introduced a resolution to study the idea.

Hawaii Reports Just 2 New Coronavirus Cases Cory Lum/Honolulu Civil Beat

Hawaii Reports Just 2 New Coronavirus Cases

Oahu and the Big Island each reported one new confirmed case Sunday.

In California, Hawaiians And Other Pacific Islanders Have Highest COVID-19 Death Rate Cory Lum/Civil Beat

In California, Hawaiians And Other Pacific Islanders Have Highest COVID-19 Death Rate

A Los Angeles Times analysis found Pacific Islanders, including Native Hawaiians, are disproportionately dying in relation to their population in California.

Guam Asks To Pause Migration From Pacific Nations During Virus Crisis Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Guam Asks To Pause Migration From Pacific Nations During Virus Crisis

The U.S. has also named negotiators for the treaties with three Pacific nations that officials say are critical to American national security interests.

Pacific Islanders In Oregon Have The Highest Rate of COVID-19 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Pacific Islanders In Oregon Have The Highest Rate of COVID-19

The latest data shows Pacific Islanders in Oregon have more than 13 confirmed COVID-19 cases per 10,000 residents, twice as high as any other ethnic or racial group.

‘What Was It All For?’: Divide Grows Over Hawaii’s Lockdown Cory Lum/Civil Beat

‘What Was It All For?’: Divide Grows Over Hawaii’s Lockdown

Some protesters, small business owners and others chafe at the continued restrictions, but many worry about lifting those too early.

Hawaii’s Civil Rights Office Is Still Closed During A Time It’s Needed Most Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii’s Civil Rights Office Is Still Closed During A Time It’s Needed Most

The Hawaii Civil Rights Commission still accepts only paper filings and isn’t set up for remote work.

Hawaii Reports Another Coronavirus Death, Making 10 Now Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Reports Another Coronavirus Death, Making 10 Now

The state reported only six new cases on Sunday, bringing the total case count to 580.

Hawaii Pays Out $21M In Unemployment Claims Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Pays Out $21M In Unemployment Claims

The state has added new webpages and email addresses to help people navigate the application process.