Claire Caulfield is a reporter for Honolulu Civil Beat and audio producer for the Offshore podcast.
In 2021, Claire is covering the future of agriculture for Civil Beat’s Hawaii Grown podcast.
Last year Claire hosted the podcast “Are We Doomed? And Other Burning Environmental Questions.” The project answered reader questions about recycling, climate change and environmental education. Her work on season 4 of Offshore focused on how Native Hawaiians changed U.S. History and shared the struggles and successes of life in the modern Hawaiian diaspora.
Claire has worked in Arizona, Louisiana, Washington D.C., Montana and New Jersey. Her reporting has won multiple awards, including a Rocky Mountain Emmy and a Webby.
The state’s agriculture park program was set up with the agriculture economy, not local food, in mind. But one nonprofit is flipping that around.
Providing small farmers land is key to producing more local food, but the state’s go-to model isn’t moving the needle.
Government funding, private investment or returning to traditional knowledge: which path will help Hawaii reduce its reliance on imported food?
Participants handed out taro cuttings and called on lawmakers to invest in agriculture.
Fewer trips to the field have become the norm as scientists adapt by working from home and connecting with colleagues.
While Generation Z has shown extreme resilience, teenagers are still struggling from the unique challenges of 2020.
The life of an American teenager hasn’t been this tumultuous in 60 years, and the effects will shape Generation Z forever.
Audio diaries from nine Oahu teenagers reveal how Generation Z was uniquely prepared to weather disruptions from the pandemic.
While we may not be apocalyptically doomed, we are definitely doomed to change.