HPR press reporters share a few of their preferred tales from 2022 

January 14, 2023

In 2022, Hawaiʻi Public Radio brought you tales regarding the after-effects of the Navy Red Hillside gas spill, deep study political prospects, as well as the most recent on amazing social events throughout the islands.

With the brand-new year using even more chances to gain from our neighborhood, HPR press reporters have a look back at our preferred tales of the year:

Just how Little Organization’s background in Hawaiʻi affects Honolulu’s group in advance of national championship|By Sabrina Bodon

” I matured mosting likely to Williamsport, Pennsylvania with my household to view the Little Organization Globe Collection, so it was a reward to report on a neighborhood group of all-stars from Honolulu. For these tales, I reached go into the background of Little Organization in Hawaiʻi; view the champion with close friends of the trains; as well as commemorate the victors upon their return, both at the airport terminal as well as throughout the city’s Ceremony of Champions. Congratulations to the group as well as trains on a superb run!”– Sabrina Bodon, reporter/Little Organization contributor

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Ethnic as well as social events go back to Oʻahu after 2 years of pandemic influences & & Next-door neighbor island arts as well as social staples return after 2 years of pandemic obstacles|By Jayna Omaye

” I like covering our ethnic as well as social events since they are absolutely a representation of our varied neighborhoods integrating for a typical objective. The feeling of neighborhood, solid social connections as well as the military of volunteers behind them are a few of the highlights.”– Jayna Omaye, society as well as arts press reporter

Kailua High source facility is a ‘one-stop store’ for household as well as pupil requires|By Casey Harlow

” When it involves education and learning, a great deal of individuals have actually informed me there’s way too much focus on the adverse as well as insufficient on the positives. Although there are problems that require to be resolved in our public colleges, there are likewise a great deal of good ideas taking place in them also. Kailua High’s household source facility is an instance of exactly how college team are aiding moms and dads as well as pupils obtain one of the most out of the state education and learning system, while likewise enhancing the feeling of neighborhood within an institution.”– Casey Harlow, press reporter

Mail-in ballot still provides barriers for individuals with handicaps|By Sabrina Bodon

” We had a great deal of wonderful political election insurance coverage this year, however among my preferred tales highlights the brand-new Statewide Voters with Unique Requirements Advisory Board. This tale offers individuals the possibility to much better recognize some barriers as well as obstacles those with handicaps might have in ballot. Considering that talking to some participants, the board has actually set up this study, which will certainly be made use of in the future to much better educate the state on what they can do much better make certain personal ballot as well as gain access to.”– Sabrina Bodon, press reporter

UH Esports earns worldwide video gaming honor|By Casey Harlow

” I matured playing computer game. You call it, I possibly invested an outrageous quantity of time playing it. Maturing, I recognized that affordable, expert computer game competitions were a point in South Korea. Yet never ever in my wildest desires did I believe it would certainly become what it is today. Treatment the trip of esports at UH as well as HPU not just triggers the internal kid in me, however it makes me question exactly how computer games can end up being a financial motorist in the state. Competitors can lead to millions for a fortunate couple of. But also for the majority of, it can transform that interest right into a well-paying occupation. Occupations that can assist attend to the departure, as well as maintain neighborhood youngsters residence.”– Casey Harlow, press reporter