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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 number of guard members on active duty has been doubled and will help at the airport as well as assist law enforcement, officials said.
UPDATED: With more than 20 new cases of the coronavirus reported each day, Hawaii could see its infection numbers surpass 300 this weekend.
New maps from the Hawaii health department illustrate higher concentrations of confirmed coronavirus cases in some areas.
Many hospitals are canceling elective procedures, while dwindling numbers of patients are threatening the bottom line of community and rural clinics.
Multiple health clinics and hospitals have reported they are running short on supplies and the community is responding.
State health officials said Friday private laboratories gained the ability to test in-state this Wednesday, which should decrease wait times.