Honolulu Civil Beat

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Offshore, from Honolulu Civil Beat, is a new immersive storytelling podcast about a Hawaii most tourists never see. In Season 1, “A Killing in Waikiki,” Offshore investigates the violent deaths of two young Native Hawaiians — one in 1932, the other i...Show More

29:35 | Mar 9th, 2017

The battle for Mauna Kea — the first of several standoffs between construction crews and Native Hawaiians — took place in April of 2015, just a few dozen yards from where astronomers gathered in 1964 to celebrate the start of development on the mount...Show More

01:48 | Mar 4th, 2017

The story of Mauna Kea is a story about science and culture, yes. But it’s also about land and power. About who gets to say what's sacred and what's not. About the way Hawaiians, scientists, and humans in general, search for meaning. It's also abo...Show More
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24:09 | Jun 11th

The Northwestern Hawaiian Islands is one of the most remote places on Earth. Now, it’s threatened by climate change, pollution and politics.

34:52 | May 31st, 2018

When we started reporting this season, we expected it to be a story about troubling adoptions that happened in the 1990s. But it quickly became clear that issues with Marshallese adoptions were never fully resolved, they simply moved. To new counties...Show More

31:19 | May 25th, 2018

There’s an entire generation of Marshallese adoptees like London Lewis asking questions about who they are and where they come from. And there are plenty of parents searching for the children they gave up, too. These reunions aren’t always easy. M...Show More
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