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Anita Hofschneider

What’s The Holdup On A Bill That Targets Child Sex Abusers? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

What’s The Holdup On A Bill That Targets Child Sex Abusers?

Both legislative chambers appear to agree there should be no statute of limitations in child sex abuse cases, but the measure may still be in trouble.

Where Hawaii Renters Spend Half Their Incomes On Housing Carlie Procell/Civil Beat

Where Hawaii Renters Spend Half Their Incomes On Housing

In the state as a whole, people at many income levels who rent — not just low-income residents — face a shortage of rental housing.

Waters Defeats Ozawa In Honolulu City Council Rematch Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Waters Defeats Ozawa In Honolulu City Council Rematch

After being outpolled by Trevor Ozawa by margins of 22 and 41 votes in prior contests, Tommy Waters won by 1,004 in the special election.

Last Chance To Vote In City Council Special Election Courtesy of the candidates

Last Chance To Vote In City Council Special Election

More than 32,700 people have already cast ballots in the race to represent East Honolulu.

Hawaii Loses Leading Civil Rights Advocate Joakim ‘Jojo’ Peter Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Loses Leading Civil Rights Advocate Joakim ‘Jojo’ Peter

The native of Chuuk, Micronesia fought for social justice for Pacific Islanders in Hawaii and beyond.

More Than 31,000 Have Voted In City Council Race Cory Lum/Civil Beat

More Than 31,000 Have Voted In City Council Race

The special election between Trevor Ozawa and Tommy Waters for the East Honolulu seat ends Saturday.

OHA Presses For A Bigger Share Of Money From Hawaii’s Trust Lands Cory Lum/Civil Beat

OHA Presses For A Bigger Share Of Money From Hawaii’s Trust Lands

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs hasn’t received an increase in revenues from the ceded trust lands in more than a decade.

Over 30,000 Have Voted In Special Election For City Council Anita Hofschneider/Civil Beat

Over 30,000 Have Voted In Special Election For City Council

The long campaign for the right to represent East Honolulu finally ends Saturday for Trevor Ozawa and Tommy Waters.

Survey: 1 in 4 Micronesians Say They Face Prejudice At Work Ku'u Kauanoe/Civil Beat

Survey: 1 in 4 Micronesians Say They Face Prejudice At Work

A new survey finds some Micronesians report missing out on promotions or being denied jobs due to their ethnicity.

Waters Leads Ozawa In Money Raised And Spent In City Council Race Courtesy of the candidates

Waters Leads Ozawa In Money Raised And Spent In City Council Race

UPDATED: The service workers union AiKea Unite Here raised $170,000 in three months to support Waters.

VIDEO: Micronesians Respond To Racist Tweets Ku'u Kauanoe/Civil Beat

VIDEO: Micronesians Respond To Racist Tweets

Here’s what they have to say about social media comments hating on their community.