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Eleni Gill is a reporter covering public health for Civil Beat. Her coverage is funded in part by a grant from Report for America, an initiative of the GroundTruth Project.
She covers disparities in health care outcomes and access to care among Native Hawaiians and other ethnic groups, low-income communities and residents of more remote areas.
She has won numerous awards for excellence in journalism from the Society of Professional Journalists Hawaii Chapter.
Eleni was born and raised in Honolulu and graduated from Roosevelt High School. She graduated from American University in 2014 and earned her master’s degree in journalism from UC Berkeley in 2019.
The young Big Island family is the third party since February 2019 to sue a restaurant over uncleaned produce that has caused the potentially fatal disease.
Legislators are drafting bills that include a flavor ban on e-cigarette liquids and a tax on vaping products.
Methamphetamine also was a factor in repeat hospitalizations.
As its vaccination campaign wraps up, a Samoan health official said government “complacency” in routine vaccinations contributed to the severity of the outbreak.
New donors are sought to fill the holiday shortage as back-up supplies run dry.
Wahiawa General Hospital has relied for years on state funds and cutting services to keep afloat. New management is trying to forge a different path to survive.
Six Hawaii companies — half of which are electric companies — were fined for violating emission standards.
After website glitches prohibited some from accessing the online insurance marketplace, the deadline to enroll was extended by 36 hours.