Publications

State of Poverty 2016

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In April 2016, the Hawai‘i Appleseed Center for Law and Economic Justice released a report entitled “The State of Poverty in Hawai‘i: How Hawai‘i’s Residents Are Faring Post-Recovery.” The report brings together the most recent available data to provide a snapshot of how low-income residents have fared after the economic recovery.

While some indicators have improved, families continue to struggle. Hawai‘i has the highest cost of living but the…

Broken Promises, Shattered Lives: The Case for Justice for Micronesians in Hawaiʻi

In December 2011, Hawai‘i Appleseed released a report on the struggles of the Micronesian community here in Hawaii and the barriers they face in the US entitled Broken Promises, Shattered Lives: The Case for Justice for Micronesians in Hawai`i.…