Civil Beat Staff

Eleni Gill

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.

November 2019

Tuesday, November 12

Queen’s Medical Center On ‘Losing End’ Of Battle With Meth

Meth Deaths Soar in Hawaii Even As Opioids Grab Public Attention

Wednesday, November 6

Searching For New Ways To Keep Hawaii’s Mentally Ill Out Of Jails And ERs

October 2019

Thursday, October 31

You Don’t Need To Go Far To Buy E-Cig Devices In Hawaii

Wednesday, October 30

Why Hawaii Teens Have Some Of The Highest Vaping Rates In The Nation

Friday, October 18

Hawaii High Schooler To Legislators: Ban Flavored E-Cigs

Friday, October 11

This Oahu Man Has A Plan To Pay Off A Lot Of People’s Medical Debt

Thursday, October 10

New $161 Million Hawaii State Hospital Facility On Track To Open In 2021

Monday, October 7

Hawaii Health Department Is Prepared To Ban E-Cigs If Needed

Thursday, October 3

Heart Disease May Be Linked To Pesticide Exposure

Oahu Nonprofit Uses Backyard Aquaponics To Promote Healthy Eating

September 2019

Tuesday, September 24

Thousands Dropped From Hawaii’s Medicaid Coverage After Data Review

Friday, September 13

Neighbor Island Doctors Looking For Alternatives To Opioids

Tuesday, September 10

Hawaii May Have Its First Vaping-Related Illness

Fighting Heart Disease With Hula

Thursday, September 5

UH West Oahu Has A New Program In Native Hawaiian Healing

Tuesday, September 3

Wanted: 2,000 Workers to Fill Health Care Jobs In Hawaii

August 2019

Wednesday, August 28

Health Department Sets New School Vaccination Requirements

Tuesday, August 27

Breastfeeding Advocates Hope To Expand Milk Donations

Friday, August 23

Clinics Worry New Immigration Rules Are Pushing Patients To Avoid The Doctor

Friday, August 16

Limited Training Options Worsen Hawaii’s Doctor Shortage

Monday, August 12

Naloxone Is Reversing Hundreds Of Potentially Fatal Drug Overdoses in Hawaii

Friday, August 9

This Dental Care Program For Kids Doesn’t Require A Trip To The Dentist

Thursday, August 1

More Federal Dollars Are Flowing To Hawaii’s Rural Clinics

July 2019

Friday, July 26

State Aims To Reduce Unnecessary ER Visits By Empowering Paramedics

Thursday, July 25

UH Study: Condition Linked To Diabetes May Lower The Odds Of Alzheimer’s

Monday, July 22

Report Provides Snapshot Of Life For New Mothers In Hawaii

Monday, July 15

Changing Habits Yields Health Benefits At MA’O Farms In Waianae

Monday, July 8

State Sends Residents New Survey As It Assesses Foodborne Illnesses

New Law Lets SNAP Cardholders Double Up On Local Produce

Monday, July 1

Hawaii Hospital Dispute Could Prove Costly For Patients

June 2019

Friday, June 28

Filling A ‘Massive’ Need To Provide Glasses For Hawaii’s Kids