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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 state Office of Health Care Assurance has continued random inspections and investigations of care homes for the elderly.
The city is working with health centers across Oahu to expand testing in targeted communities, hoping to augment the state’s programs.
More than 140 doctors and nurses have already contacted Dr. Jim Ireland, one of the organizers to work at the Aloha Free Clinic.
Malama Meals, which delivers free meals on three islands, has been cited for temperature control and hand washing violations. The operator says the issues have been fixed.
The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the fragility of Hawaii’s acclaimed health insurance system that relies on employer-sponsored plans.
The U.S. senator expressed his concern as $50 million in federal funds is directed to the state for COVID-19 testing and tracing.
School closures caused by COVID-19 this spring have meant fewer reports of possible abuse, but more neighbors and relatives are making calls.
Applicants must be on the Department of Hawaiian Homelands waitlist for housing lots.