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Anita Hofschneider

Hawaii Requires Pandemic Unemployment Recipients To Job Hunt Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Hawaii Requires Pandemic Unemployment Recipients To Job Hunt

People receiving Pandemic Unemployment Assistance in Hawaii include contractors and self-employed residents.

Why Is It Still So Hard To Reach Hawaii’s Unemployment Office? Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Why Is It Still So Hard To Reach Hawaii’s Unemployment Office?

The physical office is still closed and the agency is only two months into an 18-month technology overhaul.

Hirono Seeks To Restore Federal Benefits For Pacific Islanders From COFA Nations Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Hirono Seeks To Restore Federal Benefits For Pacific Islanders From COFA Nations

The U.S. senator said it’s a matter of fairness since migrants from Palau, the Marshall Islands and Micronesia are living in the United States under treaties known as the Compacts of Free Association.

Nui A Kapakahi Ka Nele O Nā Poʻe Pākīpika, Me Nā Hawaiʻi Hoʻi Kekahi, I Ka Loaʻa ʻOle O Ka Lāʻau Koʻokoʻo Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Nui A Kapakahi Ka Nele O Nā Poʻe Pākīpika, Me Nā Hawaiʻi Hoʻi Kekahi, I Ka Loaʻa ʻOle O Ka Lāʻau Koʻokoʻo

ʻO nā alaina e ʻāpuʻepuʻe ai ka loaʻa ʻana o ka lāʻau koʻokoʻo, ʻo ko ka mokuʻāina ʻano e wae ana i ka poʻe i noa iā lākou ka lāʻau, ʻo ke kānalua i ka lāʻau, nā hemahema ʻenehana a ʻōlelo hoʻi, wahi a nā luna o ka mokuʻāina.

Hawaii Lifts Outdoor Mask Mandate, Resumes Permits For Surf Competitions Denby Fawcett/Civil Beat/2020

Hawaii Lifts Outdoor Mask Mandate, Resumes Permits For Surf Competitions

However, people must still wear masks when unable to social distance indoors, Gov. David Ige said.

How Biden And Hawaii Could Address COVID-19 Disparities Among Pacific Islanders Cory Lum/Civil Beat

How Biden And Hawaii Could Address COVID-19 Disparities Among Pacific Islanders

A report by a U.S. Civil Rights Commission advisory group outlined many ways in which the Biden administration as well as state and county leaders could help overcome the disparities.

Hawaii Reimposes Job Hunts As A Requirement For Unemployment Insurance Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Hawaii Reimposes Job Hunts As A Requirement For Unemployment Insurance

More than 100,000 Hawaii residents will be affected by the new mandate, officials said Thursday.

Hoʻoulu Manaʻolana ʻO Biden No Ka Hawaiʻi E ʻImi Ana I Aupuni Pekelala Bryan Berkowitz/Civil Beat

Hoʻoulu Manaʻolana ʻO Biden No Ka Hawaiʻi E ʻImi Ana I Aupuni Pekelala

He hihia naʻe ka manaʻo, ʻoiai ʻaʻole kākoʻo kekahi o ka lāhui i ke kūkulu ʻana i aupuni hou i loko o ke aupuni ʻAmelika.