Honolulu Civil Beat presents

Stories from Hawaii. Because sometimes being in the middle of nowhere gives you a good perspective on everywhere else.

We Want To Hear From You!

What does it mean to be Hawaiian outside of Hawaii? This season Offshore is taking a deep dive into the Native Hawaiian diaspora and sharing the stories of Native Hawaiians abroad. If you'd like to share your story with us, click the link below to fill out our form.

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Season 4: Far From Home

Today, nearly half of all Native Hawaiians now live outside Hawaii. A startling statistic that raises a lot of painful questions about identity, family and culture.

Offshore Postcards

“Offshore Postcards” are stand alone episodes that start in Hawaii and the Pacific rim but reflect issues the resonate far beyond our island home. Enjoy these shorter episodes while you wait for the next season of Offshore!

Season 3: The Blood Calls

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 desperate fight to save it. Join Offshore for an unforgettable eight-episode season this spring.

Season 2: The Sacred Mountain

What is it about Hawaii’s tallest mountain that makes it so revered? So desired? So fought over? One thing’s for sure, the mountain changes people.