Service providers fear Hawaii’s vaccination effort is failing to reach Pacific Islander communities
Non-Hawaiian Pacific Islanders – particularly even though they’re just 4% of the population.
Some advocates say the state should from the coronavirus — and they question to reach Pacific Islander communities.
Vaccine registration pages are in English — and the websites can be hard to navigate for those who aren’t computer savvy.
These communities are more at risk of getting COVID-19 in Hawaii in part because many hold front-line jobs and live in crowded households. State officials say by these communities will by extension get priority access to the vaccine.