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Hawaii Inequality Study Overlooked Thousands of Micronesians Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Inequality Study Overlooked Thousands of Micronesians

Service providers say more data is needed to help Hawaii's most recent immigrants.
‘Offshore’ Podcast Returns With A Young Man On An Urgent Mission Honolulu Civil Beat

‘Offshore’ Podcast Returns With A Young Man On An Urgent Mission

"The Blood Calls" to London Lewis as he searches for his birth culture in the Marshall Islands. And we investigate adoption practices in Hawaii and Arkansas.
Bill Would Spare Micronesians A Yearly Trip To The DMV Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Bill Would Spare Micronesians A Yearly Trip To The DMV

The Department of Transportation opposes the measure, saying it could render all Hawaii driver's licenses useless for flying.
Chad Blair: Micronesia Won’t Soon Break Its Addiction To US Dollars Flickr: LuxTonnerre

Chad Blair: Micronesia Won’t Soon Break Its Addiction To US Dollars

The economic prospects of most COFA nations are limited. But their military importance to the U.S. is growing.
The ‘Invisible’ Chamorro Poet Brings An Urgency To Island Culture Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The ‘Invisible’ Chamorro Poet Brings An Urgency To Island Culture

UH professor Craig Santos Perez has an eye on his 3-year-old daughter in his latest book.
Chad Blair: The Story Of Micronesians Fighting America’s Wars Island Soldier

Chad Blair: The Story Of Micronesians Fighting America’s Wars

The documentary “Island Soldier” has its local premiere at the Hawaii International Film Festival Nov. 3 and 5.
The Untimely Death Of A Marshall Islands Visionary Hilary Hosia

The Untimely Death Of A Marshall Islands Visionary

Author Jon Letman sat down with Mattlan Zackhras last year for a wide-ranging conversation on his vision and hope for the tiny island nation.
Census To Count Micronesians In Hawaii, US Territories Mark Edward Harris/Civil Beat

Census To Count Micronesians In Hawaii, US Territories

The number of  COFA migrants will determine how much the money the regions receive to compensate for health care, education and other costs. 
Feds Offer An Additional $3 Million To Help Ease Impact Of Micronesian Migration Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Feds Offer An Additional $3 Million To Help Ease Impact Of Micronesian Migration

Hawaii will receive an additional $1.27 million on top of an annual payment of $12.6 million, but the costs of serving the immigrants is far higher.
Court Rejects Marshall Islands’ Suit Against US Over Nuclear Treaty Wikimedia Commons

Court Rejects Marshall Islands’ Suit Against US Over Nuclear Treaty

The lawsuit sought to force the U.S. to comply with an international treaty on nuclear nonproliferation.