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The US Military Wants To Coordinate Health Care Solutions In Pacific Islands Anita Hofschneider/Civil Beat

The US Military Wants To Coordinate Health Care Solutions In Pacific Islands

The Indo-Pacific Command is partnering with the University of Hawaii to improve health care outcomes in the Pacific islands.
Texas Agency Ordered To Stop Marshall Islands Adoptions Jessica Terrell/Civil Beat

Texas Agency Ordered To Stop Marshall Islands Adoptions

Attorney Jody Hall, the subject of a Civil Beat investigation, told clients she would fly in birth mothers from the Marshall Islands in defiance of U.S. and Marshallese law.
This Texas Lawyer Flies Marshallese Women Through Hawaii For Black Market Adoptions Jessica Terrell/Civil Beat

This Texas Lawyer Flies Marshallese Women Through Hawaii For Black Market Adoptions

In texts and emails with adoptive parents, Dallas lawyer Jody Hall openly flouts laws restricting Marshallese adoptions in the U.S.
Chad Blair: Why Bikini Islanders Bought Land On The Big Island

Chad Blair: Why Bikini Islanders Bought Land On The Big Island

The Micronesians have been nomads since the U.S. tested nuclear weapons there in the 1940s and 1950s.
Confusion Reigns As Some Pacific Islanders Are Denied Licenses And IDs Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Confusion Reigns As Some Pacific Islanders Are Denied Licenses And IDs

There were more questions than answers in a packed meeting Friday as a federal official tried to clarify the effect of new Homeland Security rules.
New Federal Rules Block Driver’s Licenses For Micronesians In Hawaii Anita Hofschneider/Civil Beat

New Federal Rules Block Driver’s Licenses For Micronesians In Hawaii

State officials say new federal guidelines prohibit many Pacific Islanders from getting licenses and state IDs that comply with the REAL ID Act.
Hawaii Loses Leading Civil Rights Advocate Joakim ‘Jojo’ Peter Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Loses Leading Civil Rights Advocate Joakim ‘Jojo’ Peter

The native of Chuuk, Micronesia fought for social justice for Pacific Islanders in Hawaii and beyond.
Survey: 1 in 4 Micronesians Say They Face Prejudice At Work Ku'u Kauanoe/Civil Beat

Survey: 1 in 4 Micronesians Say They Face Prejudice At Work

A new survey finds some Micronesians report missing out on promotions or being denied jobs due to their ethnicity.
VIDEO: Micronesians Respond To Racist Tweets Ku'u Kauanoe/Civil Beat

VIDEO: Micronesians Respond To Racist Tweets

Here's what they have to say about social media comments hating on their community.
Micronesians In Hawaii Still Struggle To Get Health Care Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Micronesians In Hawaii Still Struggle To Get Health Care

Low-income patients are afraid of going to the doctor and being saddled with co-payments. Unlike U.S. citizens or many green card holders, they aren't eligible for Medicaid.