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Utah's Pacific Islander community shows solidarity with Black Lives Matter movement.
Salt Lake City, UTAH — They call themselves "Pacific Islanders for Black Lives Matter Utah." Just after sunrise Friday morning, they led a peaceful march in downtown Salt Lake City. They say family plays an important role n the Polynesian culture -- and In their eyes -- their black brothers and...
Sign at entrance to John Burns School of Medicine at UH
Honolulu, HAWAII — The University of Hawaii School of Medicine is looking for patients who have recently been diagnosed with COVID-19 for a new clinical trial. It’s the first clinical trial in Hawaii that seeks to find an effective treatment for coronavirus. Patients who participate in the...
screenshot of Mr. Key
Auckland, NEW ZEALAND — This week police told 1 NEWS they have launched an internal investigation over the incident involving Feleti Key as well as referring it to the Independence Police Conduct Authority (IPCA). Mr Key has been diagnosed with very severe obstructive sleep apnoea since 2005 and...
 Debbie Kaore's injuries
PNG — Papua New Guinea athlete Debbie Kaore says she would have died if she had not escaped from her former partner. Lieutenant Murray Oa was charged with causing grievous bodily harm after footage of him assaulting Ms Kaore in front of her children was shared widely on social media, sparking...
Dr Sean Coffey
Dunedin, NEW ZEALAND — New University of Otago research reveals that Body Mass Index (BMI) is likely to be an inconsistent measure of obesity in Māori and Pacific patients. Specifically, researchers from HeartOtago – a group of cardiovascular researchers and clinicians located at the University and...
Street vendors in Apia around a bus.
Apia, SAMOA — Samoa has further relaxed its Covid-19 State of Emergency restrictions for church services and allowed more than one gathering allowed on their sabbath. Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi announced the easing of restrictions on Wednesday which included the return of street...
Local alias in Pago Pago harbor.
Honolullu, HAWAII — The Western Pacific Sustainable Fisheries Fund allows the Council to implement projects contained in the three-year American Samoa Marine Conservation Plan (MCP) developed by the governor. Two of the MCP objectives include fisheries development and education and outreach....
Map of Pacific Islands
Dunedin, NEW ZEALAND — An epidemiologist says he would have no problem with quarantine-free travel between New Zealand and most Pacific Islands. This week New Zealand confirmed there were no active cases of Covid-19, and there have been no new cases for nearly three weeks. That's increased calls...
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Washington, D.C. — U.S. Department of the Interior Assistant Secretary, Insular and International Affairs, Douglas W. Domenech applauded the Island Government Finance Officers Association (IGFOA) on the conclusion of the first virtual summer conference, which took place from May 26 to May 27, 2020...
Two protestors wearing Aloha Shirts
Richland County, SOUTH CAROLINA — A strange and disturbing new trend has emerged involving aloha shirts at Black Lives Matter protests. In a Washington Post article entitled “Men wearing Hawaiian shirts and carrying guns add a volatile new element to protests,” white supremacists and far-right...

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