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Living with multiple generations is a way of life in Hawaii that Jowenna Ellazar embraces. But like many others, she has few options in a city where the median home price hovers around $800,000.
Non-citizens without green cards — including citizens of Micronesian nations and temporary workers — are excluded from federal disaster cash assistance.
More than a thousand residents of the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas are homeless in the wake of the historic storm.
An exploding hotel lobby. Flying roofs and fields of debris. Coconuts as a necessity in the absence of running water.
Many of the workers in Honolulu are Pacific Islanders who rely on flight benefits to avoid paying for expensive trips back home to Micronesia.
Up for grabs are three OHA at-large seats, as well as seats representing Maui and Oahu.
Critics say more people should get to weigh in on developing the new recommendations and the process should be more transparent.
Hawaii stopped paying for non-emergency dental care for low-income adults back in 2009.
In a Pacific version of “Brexit,” residents of Chuuk plan to vote in March on seceding from the Federated States of Micronesia.