Malaika Tapper

Malaika Tapper is a student at Harvard College. Her reporting has appeared in The Intercept, The Sacramento Bee, and The Idaho Statesman.

Here’s Why Hawaiian Homesteaders May Never Fully Profit From Their Own Land Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Here’s Why Hawaiian Homesteaders May Never Fully Profit From Their Own Land

Those fortunate enough to secure a DHHL lot — often after waiting years or decades — find themselves unable to access the property’s market value.