O‘AHU, HAWAI‘I | VISUAL JOURNALIST
Honolulu, HI - March 29, 2020: 6-year-old Samantha faces hard time while she takes COVID-19 test along with her family at the Kaka’ako, Waterfront park testing and screening program.
Amid the pandemic and the increasing positive cases, Hawai’i pays tribute to WWII veterans abroad the USS Missouri marking the 75th commemoration of the end of World War II on September 2, 2020.
US Navy Petty Officer Jon Stremel and his son Calvin Stremel shares bed time moment at their home in Waianae, HI. Both father and son has been a victim of domestic violence by Stremel's wife. Story commissioned by Huffpost, a part of their series on military domestic violence.
Muslim devotees in O’ahu, HI slaughter cattle during the Eid-ul-Adha in North Shore on July 31, 2020. Hawaii has a small muslim population and generally cattle sacrifice is not the usual scenario during Eid-ul-Adha in the Hawaiian island chains. (Photograph by Shafkat Anowar/American Reportage)
Palolo Valley residents spend time outside their home during the statewide lockdown in Hawaii. erving homes to thousands of low-income residents, this place carries a legacy of ancient Hawaii. Some of the residents have lived here for over 50 years and have returned to “Palolo Valley” which they no matter what refers to "home." From ongoing project "Treasure from Old Hawai‘i."
Honolulu, HI - March 12, 2017: People gather at Waikiki beach to take part at the 23rd Annual Honolulu Festival.
Honolulu, HI - October 2016: A homeless stands right at the middle of main entrance of the Hawaii Theatre portraying the fact that homelessness is still a big ongoing issue in Hawaii. According to LA times, homelessness in Hawaii has grown in recent years, leaving the state with 487 homeless per 100,000 people, the nation's highest rate per capita, followed by New York and Nevada, according to federal statistics.
Diastole, a dance featuring students of University of Hawaii at Manoa choreographed by Marley Aiu rehearses their for their upcoming performance at the UHM Kennedy Theatre on November 4, 2018.
A boy cools himself from the summer heat by the Crown Fountain in Chicago, IL on August 2, 2018.
Clouds are reflected while a University of Hawaii swimmer dives during a swim meet between University of Hawaii at Manoa Swimming team and Minnesota Swimming and Diving team on January 12, 2019.
Hawaii's outside hitter James Anastassiades screams during his performance at the senior night haka on April 7, 2019 at the Stan Sheriff Center.
Wind farm opponents in Kalaeloa attempted to block the final transportation convoy to Kahuku on November 19, 2019. Activists began barricading the exit in Kalaeloa shortly after 10:30 p.m., with arrests beginning past 11 p.m. The total number arrest from the protest went over 200.
Gov. David Ige, State Sen. Josh Green and Rep Andria Tupola attends their final debate before the Election Day at KITV studio on October 29, 2018. From "A Surviving Republican."
Honolulu Police Department officer F. Solomon mourns during the final salute for fallen Honolulu Police Department officer Tiffany-Victoria B. Enriquez on Thursday, January 30, 2020.
Penny Rose living in the shelter for 2 years at Pu’uhonua O Wai’anae after he moved in with her present boyfriend.
Barbara Meachal plays with her dog inside her house. She has been living at Pu’uhonua O Wai’anae for the past 5 years. Serving home to 219 people including 21 children, Pu’uhonua O Wai’anae is the largest and by far the oldest houseless camp on the island of O’ahu.
Honolulu, HI - March 5, 2020: Francis Dornfried has been living on the streets with his seven dogs for the past seven years. Homelessness crisis in Hawaii and including most other places in the United States remains challenging to solve.