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Tiffany DeMasters

Tiffany DeMasters is a freelance writer on the Big Island. Raised in Kona, she previously provided in-depth coverage for Hawaii island’s daily newspapers.
Big Island: Volunteers Work To Shore Up Blood Supply Wikimedia Commons

Big Island: Volunteers Work To Shore Up Blood Supply

A traffic accident sparked a years-long effort to improve blood collection practices.

Mauna Kea Protest Has Cost Hawaii County Police $3 Million In OT Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Mauna Kea Protest Has Cost Hawaii County Police $3 Million In OT

The county released new figures on Tuesday detailing the cost of policing the protestors.

Big Island: How Hawaii County Is Dealing With A Shortage Of Police Dispatchers Tiffany DeMasters/Civil Beat

Big Island: How Hawaii County Is Dealing With A Shortage Of Police Dispatchers

Police dispatch positions are hard to fill on the Big Island. Retaining them is a perpetual problem.