32 EpisodesProduced by Honolulu Civil Beat

Offshore, from Honolulu Civil Beat, is a new immersive storytelling podcast about a Hawaii most tourists never see. In Season 1, “A Killing in Waikiki,” Offshore investigates the violent deaths of two young Native Hawaiians — one in 1932, the other in 2011. The 10-episode series explores issues of … read more

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S3 Episode 8: Family

May 31st, 2018


When we started reporting this season, we expected it to be a story about troubling adoptions that happened in the 1990s. But it quickly became clear …

S3 Episode 7: Reunions

May 25th, 2018


There’s an entire generation of Marshallese adoptees like London Lewis asking questions about who they are and where they come from. And there are plenty of parents searching for the children they gave up, too.

These …

S3 Episode 6: Majuro

May 21st, 2018


London Lewis had to get back to work in Florida, so we’re continuing the search on his behalf — journeying to the Marshall Islands to where his story began, to try and find his birth father and his siblings. And get a …

Chasing Leads

May 19th, 2018


We started reporting for this season of Offshore last June, but we’re still chasing down leads and new developments. It’s been a busy few weeks for us. Which means we’re going to be publishing Episode 6 on Monday, May …

S3 Episode 5: Not by Accident

May 11th, 2018


London Lewis’ biggest worry when he arrived in Springdale was how he would be received. Would other Marshallese people recognize him? Accept him?

It …

S3 Episode 4: An Unbreakable Bond

May 4th, 2018


In Springdale, London Lewis begins to experience Marshallese culture for the first time. He’s going to meet people he’s only read about in World War …

S3 Episode 3: Springdale

April 26th, 2018


More migrants from the Marshall Islands now live in Springdale, Arkansas, than any other place in the world. It’s a surprising choice for them, moving en masse to a small Midwest town that is about as different from …

S3 Episode 2: Missing History

April 20th, 2018


Susette Lewis was excited when she arrived in Honolulu in 1992. And like most new moms, nervous. Uncertain of what to expect. She didn’t know that …

S3 Episode 1: The Adoptions

April 13th, 2018


International adoptions were a rarity in the Marshall Islands until the mid-’90s. Then came an adoption boom of such intensity that the remote island nation suddenly had one of the highest per-capita adoption rates in …

Offshore: “The Blood Calls” — coming soon

March 30th, 2018


A young man on a quest to find his birth family. An adoption market that rocked an island nation. A culture in danger of disappearing — and the …

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