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Pacific Migrants Will Soon Find It Easier To Access Key Documents Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2016

Pacific Migrants Will Soon Find It Easier To Access Key Documents

The difficulty in replacing U.S. entry receipts known as I-94 cards has made it tough for many migrants to get housing and jobs.
Danny De Gracia: Young People Need Our Help Now More Than Ever Getty Images/iStockphoto

Danny De Gracia: Young People Need Our Help Now More Than Ever

Mental health issues in our youth that showed up during the pandemic are not going to simply go away.
‘Why Won’t Anybody Help Us?’ Patients Are Dying Before They Can Get Help To Kill Themselves New Jersey 101.5 via YouTube

‘Why Won’t Anybody Help Us?’ Patients Are Dying Before They Can Get Help To Kill Themselves

Advocates hope House Bill 1823 will lower barriers to medically assisted suicide by making it easier for  doctors to prescribe medications and lowering wait times.
Three Honolulu Homeless Shelters Are Closing, Leaving Clients With Uncertainty Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Three Honolulu Homeless Shelters Are Closing, Leaving Clients With Uncertainty

The service providers are vacating their current locations in Chinatown and Kakaako without a plan for where to go next. 
Flesh-Eating Bacteria In The Ala Wai Canal May Triple Due To Climate Change Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2018

Flesh-Eating Bacteria In The Ala Wai Canal May Triple Due To Climate Change

UH researchers said infections are rare, but officials and residents should start now trying to mitigate contamination in the canal to keep it that way.
An Important Big Island Clean And Sober House Is Forced To Close Tim Wright/Civil Beat/2022

An Important Big Island Clean And Sober House Is Forced To Close

Laukapu House has been a refuge from the streets and addiction for seven years, serving more than 1,000 people in need, but must now vacate the property.
Hawaii Residents 50 And Older Can Now Get Second Covid Boosters Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Hawaii Residents 50 And Older Can Now Get Second Covid Boosters

FDA approval of additional shots comes amidst signs of a coming surge caused by an omicron subvariant.
Hawaii’s Population Continues A Slide That Began In 2017, New Data Shows Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Hawaii’s Population Continues A Slide That Began In 2017, New Data Shows

The pandemic interrupted survey collection efforts but researchers say the new data can be helpful to chart Hawaii's demographic shifts.
Hawaii Kids Could Lose Access To Free Meals At School With End Of Federal Funding Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Hawaii Kids Could Lose Access To Free Meals At School With End Of Federal Funding

Public school students have been eligible for free breakfast and lunch during the pandemic through a program that is set to expire in June.
A New Center Could Help Save Native Languages From Extinction PF Bentley/Civil Beat/2016

A New Center Could Help Save Native Languages From Extinction

Native languages are disappearing in the U.S. and beyond. Hawaii's efforts to promote the Hawaiian language could serve as a model elsewhere.