Filipinos in Hawaii have the next-highest death rate, composing 24% of deaths but only 16% of the population.
The Department of Health wants to respond to coronavirus patients who need support within hours, not days.
A new article published by the East-West Center outlines how the state can effectively stem the rapidly growing coronavirus cases in the Pacific Islander community.
Other states like Oregon have done more to include Pacific Islander community leaders in the pandemic emergency response and provide them with resources.
Pacific Islanders — not including Native Hawaiians — make up 30% of Hawaii’s coronavirus cases but only 4% of the population.
Office of Hawaiian Affairs incumbents are seeing strong challenges in some seats.
A new study shows the impacts of a 2015 decision to cut health insurance for some of the state’s poorest and sickest residents.
Buoyed by the activism around TMT and a rare open seat, nearly a dozen people have entered the Hawaii island race to serve on the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees.