Christina Jedra is a reporter on the City and County of Honolulu beat. She writes stories that hold the government accountable for how it spends your tax dollars and makes decisions that affect the lives of everyone on Oahu. Her coverage area includes the mayor, the Honolulu City Council and the Honolulu Police Department.
Previously, Christina was an investigative reporter for the Delaware News Journal. Using public records and persistence, she uncovered stories including the city council’s misuse of taxpayer dollars, workplace fraud in a construction training program, prison healthcare failures, falsified documents in an addiction treatment program and more.
Her investigative stories have sparked criminal investigations and penalties and prompted legislative and policy changes. She was recognized several times by the Maryland-Delaware-DC Press Association, which awarded her a first-place prize and a best of show award in investigative reporting in 2019.
Christina’s first full-time job in journalism was at The Capital newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland.
A graduate of Emerson College in Boston, Christina interned with The Baltimore Sun, The Boston Globe, The New England Center for Investigative Reporting and USA Today. Christina was born and raised in New Jersey and has strong feelings about quality bagels and pizza.
The company will conduct one of several investigations into the facility that leaked fuel into military families’ drinking water.
Navy officials didn’t know about the pipeline until someone reviewed the facility’s schematics from 1941, lawmakers who took a tour said they were told.
ʻOiai, ua kūkulu koke ʻia ka pono lako ma ke Kaua Honua ʻElua, he moʻolelo ko ia mea no ke kūlono ʻino ʻana i loko nō o ko ka Pūʻali Koa Moana hoʻohiki ʻana i ka hoʻopaʻa pono ʻia o ua kūkulu nei.
UPDATED: All defendants pleaded not guilty, and a judge allowed their release on unsecured $50,000 bonds.
Employees at Red Hill filed complaints about safety hazards before the leaks in 2021, a Navy official said.
The Marine Corps expressed confidence that Manana residents were not receiving the same fuel-laced water their neighbors on the other side of Pearl Harbor were drinking.
It’s a significant shift. Just a few months ago, Sen. Mazie Hirono and Rep. Ed Case were not in favor of shutting down Red Hill.
Left-wing activists from across the world are supporting calls to close the Navy’s troubled fuel facility.
The DOH rejected arguments by the Navy that the state lacks the power to shut down Red Hill.