Constance Hale

Alum 2015
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Constance Hale is a San Francisco-based journalist who has worked at the Oakland Tribune, San Francisco Examiner, Wired, and Health magazines. Her freelance work focuses on Hawaiian culture and politics and has appeared in The Atlantic, Smithsonian, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and Honolulu. She is perhaps best known for her books on language and literary style, including Sin and Syntax.

Constance will be developing a story about the attempts of native Hawaiians on the island of Kaua’i to grow traditional crops, maintain a non-Western way of life and restore precious ecosystems in the face of rampant development.