Cameron Miculka

Cameron Miculka is a freelance journalist. He is a former staff journalist for West Hawaii Today in Kailua-Kona, and he has previously worked as a journalist at the Pacific Daily News in Hagatna, Guam, and the Weimar Mercury in Colorado County, Texas. He is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin School of Journalism and currently lives in Glasgow, Scotland, where he is pursuing a master’s degree in Public and Urban Policy at the University of Glasgow.

As Climate Change Fuels Fires, A Big Island Community Has Only One Way Out Tim Wright/Civil Beat/2021

As Climate Change Fuels Fires, A Big Island Community Has Only One Way Out

Residents of Waikoloa Village have for years pressed for a second road to evacuate the community of 7,100 and ease traffic.

As Tourists Return, Hawaii Is Looking At New Ways To Keep Them Safe In The Ocean Cory Lum/Civil Beat

As Tourists Return, Hawaii Is Looking At New Ways To Keep Them Safe In The Ocean

Ocean safety officials are relying on mobile response units, extended hours and data to protect visitors, some of whom are drawn to remote locations without lifeguards.

Some Hawaii Beaches May Lose Lifeguards As State Runs Short Of Cash Cameron Miculka/Civil Beat

Some Hawaii Beaches May Lose Lifeguards As State Runs Short Of Cash

Counties have stepped in to fill the breach, but say the state should pay for lifeguards at its own parks.

Big Island Finfish Farm Hopes To Lead The Way In Sustainable Aquaculture Courtesy: Blue Ocean Mariculture

Big Island Finfish Farm Hopes To Lead The Way In Sustainable Aquaculture

Blue Ocean Mariculture recently became the first U.S. operation certified by the Aquaculture Stewardship Council.

Hawaii Rehabs Have Been Forced To Improvise During The Pandemic Cameron Miculka/Civil Beat/2021

Hawaii Rehabs Have Been Forced To Improvise During The Pandemic

Programs say they are leaning more on each other and figuring out new ways to follow up with clients.

The Pandemic-Driven Future Of Affordable Homes In North Kona Cameron Miculka/Civil Beat

The Pandemic-Driven Future Of Affordable Homes In North Kona

Hawaii faces historic economic challenges, yet homes are still being sold and prices are hitting new highs.

Temples Get Creative To Save Obon Season In Hawaii Cameron Miculka/Civil Beat

Temples Get Creative To Save Obon Season In Hawaii

With bon dances canceled across the state, Hawaii Island temples are finding ways to celebrate and carry on traditions virtually.

Big Island Officials Are Frustrated That Opportunity Zones Haven’t Drawn New Investment Cameron Miculka

Big Island Officials Are Frustrated That Opportunity Zones Haven’t Drawn New Investment

But there is hope the federal program can be a useful tool in attracting new business development during Hawaii’s economic recovery.