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33 EpisodesProduced by Honolulu Civil BeatWebsite

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


S1 Episode 1: The Death of Kollin Elderts

Reporter Jessica Terrell introduces the deadly events of Nov. 5, 2011 when federal security agent Christopher Deedy shot Hawaiian Kollin Elderts to death one night in a McDonalds. This story is tinged with historic suspicions around race, nationality and the presence of the US government in Hawaii. It sounds like current racial tensions around law enforcement and non-white victims on the US mainland. But the Deedy/Elderts case also carries echoes of a similar story going back to the eve of WWII.

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