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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.
Another mosquito-borne illness that could involve dengue, chikungunya or Zika has affected a Kahului resident on Maui.
Some days, as many 40% of people admitted at the ER at Punchbowl have problems related to meth use, according to hospital officials.
Meth-related overdose fatalities have significantly outpaced other drug overdose deaths in the the past five years. But has anyone noticed?
At a mental health summit Wednesday, the judiciary and state agencies explored options for pre-trial diversions.
A public health official worries the high number of places selling vaping supplies “normalized” the use of tobacco products for young people.
Researchers say it’s a mixture of marketing and economics, plus Hawaii getting a head start on a trend that started in Asia.
The lawsuit alleges the insurer failed to inform the patient in a timely fashion that his policy wouldn’t cover a second stem cell transplant.
Meanwhile, a major Hawaii e-cigarette retailer said a flavor ban wouldn’t do any good.
Daren Hashimoto, working with a national nonprofit, has started a crowdfunding campaign to forgive some of the millions of dollars owed by Hawaii residents.
Patients and staff are expected to move into the new forensic facility by 2021. The new 144-bed building will relieve long over-crowded and dilapidated facilities.
A Maui woman involved in a fatal 2016 car crash is now suing the hospital that discharged her days prior.