Kuʻu Kauanoe joined Honolulu Civil Beat as a digital producer in November 2018.
Born and raised on Oʻahu, she’s spent most of her life on the Westside, graduating from Kapolei High School in 2011 and University of Hawaii-West Oahu in 2016.
Kuʻu holds a dual degree in English literature and creative media. Her greatest passion is serving her community through storytelling. You can reach Ku’u at firstname.lastname@example.org
A group from the University of Hawaii West Oahu sees planting coconut trees as a way of improving food security and cultural ties in Hawaii.
Civil Beat is taking a new approach to our coverage of the Westside with deep engagement and stories that better reflect the west coast of Oahu.
A few months ago we asked Native Hawaiian readers outside of Hawaii to tell us why they left the islands. Here’s what they had to say.
Nearly half of all Native Hawaiians live outside Hawaii. But, as we discover in the new season of Offshore, Hawaiians carry the islands with them to far-flung places.