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SLIDESHOW: Hawaii and Guam Cory Lum/Civil Beat

SLIDESHOW: Hawaii and Guam

Hawaii and Guam are feeling the effects of thousands of Micronesian immigrants relocating in search of jobs, education and health care. But with the burden on social services comes a rich cultural contribution.
Emergency Rules to Maintain Benefits for COFA Residents PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Emergency Rules to Maintain Benefits for COFA Residents

The Hawaii DHS acts in response to the U.S. Supreme Court's action denying a Korab v. McManaman appeal.
U.S. Supreme Court Decision Allows Cuts in Health Care Coverage to Micronesians Flickr

U.S. Supreme Court Decision Allows Cuts in Health Care Coverage to Micronesians

Hawaii officials say the decision validates state authority to determine how much state-provided health care noncitizens should receive.
Court: Hawaii Doesn’t Have to Give Micronesians Health Care

Court: Hawaii Doesn’t Have to Give Micronesians Health Care

UPDATED Attorney for the plaintiffs warns of a public health disaster.
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.