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The Impact of the Medicaid Expiration on COFA Migrants and COVID19

By Timothy Halliday Policy Background [1] Under the Compacts of Free Association (COFA), citizens from …

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Unemployment and Underemployment in Hawaii: A Troubling Picture

By James Mak, Justin Tyndall and Carl Bonham In 2019 Hawaii recorded one of the …

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Incorporating Historical Spring Discharge Protection into Sustainable Groundwater Management: A Case Study from Pearl Harbor Aquifer, Hawai‘i

By Kimberly Burnett, Ahmed Elshall, Christopher Wada, Aida Arik, Aly El-Kadi, Clifford Voss, Jade Delevaux, …

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Estimating the Need for Rental Assistance in Hawaii

By Philip ME Garboden and Isabelle Picciotto Renters in Hawaii are at significant risk due …

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Early UI Data Reveals Differential Impacts of the Economic Shutdown

By Justin Tyndall and Philip Garboden Two weeks ago the Hawaii Department of Labor and …

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Multipliers and the effectiveness of government policies

By Byron Gangnes, Rachel Inafuku, and Peter Fuleky The economic shutdown in Hawaii and elsewhere …

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Mapping Unemployment Claims in Hawai’i

By Justin Tyndall The labor market impact of COVID-19 is likely to vary across different …

Mountain to sea resource management to protect groundwater dependent ecosystems

By Christopher Wada, Kimberly Burnett, and Sittidaj Ponkijvorasin In Hawai‘i and other parts of the …

Positive net benefits for an agricultural import rule designed to protect native Hawaiian forests

Photo by Forest & Kim Starr By Kimberly Burnett and Christopher Wada Since its first …