Annabelle Le Jeune is an intern at Honolulu Civil Beat.
She is slated to graduate from the University of Hawaii Manoa in December 2017 with degrees in English and journalism.
Annabelle was born and raised in Miami, where she embraced a multicultural and explorative lifestyle that attracted her to Hawaii.
Annabelle’s interest in environmental and cultural issues provided for academic and reporting opportunities in areas like Austria, Spain, Morocco and India. She produced multimedia work for UH affiliated media platforms UHMtv, Hoa Oahu and AlohaNature. Her work focused on issues like sustainable movements for ocean life, Hawaii’s agriculture and religious conflict in southern India.
Annabelle joined Civil Beat’s intern program in August 2017 and will be covering a wide range of community news, with an emphasis on Waimanalo and Kaimuki. To contact her, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow her on Facebook.
Kaimuki is combatting Black Friday and Cyber Monday with Small Business Saturdays in an effort to support small and local.
People living in a roadside encampment receive an unusual amount of community support, because many of them are longtime residents.
On the Leeward Coast, he founded a haven for artists and gardeners. On Arunachala Hill, he found himself.
At 19, Zachary Espino just became the youngest member of the Waimanalo Neighborhood Board. And he wants to make a difference.
Merchants in this east Honolulu community figure if they want to make the neighborhood more attractive, they’ll have to do it themselves.
The state Supreme Court ruled it was up the Legislature — not the courts — to decide whether to pay for fixing a damaged seawall.