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Olivia Peterkin

Shortage Of Mental Health Providers Is Taking A Toll On Hawaii Teens Ryan Melaugh/Flickr.com

Shortage Of Mental Health Providers Is Taking A Toll On Hawaii Teens

In a state where suicide is the leading cause of death among youths, there are not enough care providers. 

Are Hawaii’s Nursing and Senior Care Homes Prepared For Disasters? Olivia Peterkin/Civil Beat

Are Hawaii’s Nursing and Senior Care Homes Prepared For Disasters?

Recent tragedies elsewhere raise questions about preparedness here, which can vary dramatically depending on the size of the facility.

Hawaii Would Lose Big If Obamacare Repealed Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Would Lose Big If Obamacare Repealed

The congressional delegation condemns the GOP plan, and isn’t impressed by reports that Hawaii might be exempted along with Alaska.

Helping Those Who Help Their Kupuna: State Aid Program Takes Shape Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Helping Those Who Help Their Kupuna: State Aid Program Takes Shape

The Legislature approved a $600,000 effort to help people who give up their time, work and financial security to help relatives.

Waikiki High Rise Would Include 450 Rental Units Civil Beat

Waikiki High Rise Would Include 450 Rental Units

The Queen Emma Land Co. proposal also calls for replacing a Food Pantry store with a full-service grocery.

Will Kalihi Redevelopment Push Out Current Residents And Businesses? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Will Kalihi Redevelopment Push Out Current Residents And Businesses?

A state “vision report” says “Mom and Pop stores would thrive and gentrification would be mitigated.” It just doesn’t say how.

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