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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.

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.

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.

Pod Squad: Sen Glenn Wakai Talks About His Outreach To Micronesia

Pod Squad: Sen Glenn Wakai Talks About His Outreach To Micronesia

The lawmaker representing Kalihi-Salt Lake has been running a nonprofit organization since 2004.

More Political Power For The Marianas? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

More Political Power For The Marianas?

Some residents of Guam and the Northern Marianas Islands think it may be time to change the political relationship with the U.S.

Micronesia Expert Blasts ‘Flawed’ US Approach To Foreign Aid Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Micronesia Expert Blasts ‘Flawed’ US Approach To Foreign Aid

Micronesia has become heavily reliant on U.S. aid for its gross domestic product and jobs — not a model for sustainability.

Climate Change Is A ‘Matter Of Life And Death’ For The Marshall Islands Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Climate Change Is A ‘Matter Of Life And Death’ For The Marshall Islands

The first female head of state of a Pacific island nation talks about the biggest threat her country faces.

One-Stop Centers For Micronesians Fight Back Amid Criticism Cory Lum/Civil Beat

One-Stop Centers For Micronesians Fight Back Amid Criticism

UPDATED 12/2/2016: Supporters say the program helps immigrants acclimate, rather than encouraging them to drain public resources.

Should Obama Visit Marshall Islands? Mark Edward Harris/Civil Beat

Should Obama Visit Marshall Islands?

Residents of the Pacific nation used by the U.S. as a nuclear test site call for a visit in wake of Hiroshima visit.

Drought Disaster In Marshall Islands Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Drought Disaster In Marshall Islands

President Obama issues declaration allowing FEMA to provide emergency relief to the archipelago.