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Chad Blair: Breaking the Silence on Nuclear Testing

Chad Blair: Breaking the Silence on Nuclear Testing

A new book tells the story of a Marshallese woman with Hawaii ties who dared to speak out about radiation.
What Should Hawaii Do For Micronesians?

What Should Hawaii Do For Micronesians?

Author of new writings on the region's history and people says, 'We owe the islands, the U.S. owes the islands.'
Helping Hawaii Make Sense of Micronesia Yap Visitors Bureau

Helping Hawaii Make Sense of Micronesia

New UH Press book, East-West Center report on migration trends shed light on misunderstood Pacific Islanders.
Micronesian Windfall? Hawaii Could Get $40M From Feds

Micronesian Windfall? Hawaii Could Get $40M From Feds

Long-sought provision, pushed by Hirono, would help state pay for migrants' health care costs.
Pacific Islands Lose an Advocate in Akaka

Pacific Islands Lose an Advocate in Akaka

Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands look to Hawaii U.S. Senate hopeful Hirono to carry the torch.
Hanabusa Sponsors Bill To Help COFA Migrants

Hanabusa Sponsors Bill To Help COFA Migrants

UPDATED Measure would provide "adequate aid" to states affected by Micronesia migration.
Can Hawaii’s Legislature Really Help Micronesians?

Can Hawaii’s Legislature Really Help Micronesians?

It lacks what the immigrants need most — money for health-care services.
Media Said to Fuel Micronesian Stereotypes

Media Said to Fuel Micronesian Stereotypes

Advocates blame excessive focus on the negative for poor treatment of migrants.
No Aloha for Micronesians in Hawaii

No Aloha for Micronesians in Hawaii

Migrants suffer from discrimination, lack of understanding of their culture and rights in America.
Hawaii Congressional Reps to Feds: Help Us Curb Micronesians Flickr: The Official CTBTO Photostream

Hawaii Congressional Reps to Feds: Help Us Curb Micronesians

Hawaii officials say health care policy for migrants "is unsustainable."