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Police Killing Of Micronesian Teen In Hawaii Prompts Grief And Questions Anita Hofschneider/Civil Beat/2021

Police Killing Of Micronesian Teen In Hawaii Prompts Grief And Questions

Nearly two weeks after the shooting, Honolulu police still haven't explained why the teenager was shot or released officers' body camera footage.
Young Marshallese Advocate For Nuclear Justice National Nuclear Commission

Young Marshallese Advocate For Nuclear Justice

Besides trying to right past wrongs, these young people are using the legacy of nuclear testing to embrace their culture and educate others.
Lee Cataluna: An Unusual Protest, An Ongoing Battle Courtesy: VFP Golden Rule

Lee Cataluna: An Unusual Protest, An Ongoing Battle

Anti-nuclear protesters carrying on a legacy of activism join with Pacific Islanders who carry a legacy of loss.
Micronesians Wait Their Turn As Other Pacific Islanders Head Home Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Micronesians Wait Their Turn As Other Pacific Islanders Head Home

Hundreds of people from Pacific islands and territories have been stranded abroad for months after their homelands closed borders early in the pandemic.
Why The Marshall Islands Can’t Save Itself From Climate Change Mark Edward Harris/Civil Beat/2014

Why The Marshall Islands Can’t Save Itself From Climate Change

The republic's colonial history is limiting its ability to act in the face of rising seas. It has become dependent on foreign aid and other countries so far aren't willing to help.
Hawaii COVID-19 Hospitalizations Vary Widely By Race And Ethnicity City & County of Honolulu

Hawaii COVID-19 Hospitalizations Vary Widely By Race And Ethnicity

The state Department of Health posted COVID-19 hospitalization data by race on its website Monday for the first time since the pandemic began.
US Says COFA Talks Are On Track To Finish This Year US Embassy Kolonia/White House

US Says COFA Talks Are On Track To Finish This Year

Negotiators have yet to talk about nuclear waste in the Marshall Islands, and restoring Medicaid isn't part of the conversation.
Let’s Call COVID-19 A Syndemic

Let’s Call COVID-19 A Syndemic

How we diagnose it determines how we treat it.
Researchers: State Must Support Pacific Islanders In The Pandemic City & County of Honolulu

Researchers: State Must Support Pacific Islanders In The Pandemic

A new article published by the East-West Center outlines how the state can effectively stem the rapidly growing coronavirus cases in the Pacific Islander community.
Hawaii Wanted To Save Insurance Money. People Died Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Wanted To Save Insurance Money. People Died

A new study shows the impacts of a 2015 decision to cut health insurance for some of the state's poorest and sickest residents.