Nikki Motson

News stories by HPR's Nikki Motson

Grants Available to Address Women's Legal Needs

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Groups with ideas on how to improve access to the legal system for women and children have more time to submit those ideas for grant funding in Hawaii. HPR has more on what the Women’s Legal Foundation is looking to support and why.

More information can be found at hwlf.org.

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Kaua`i and O`ahu’s Recent Soak Highlights Infrastructure Needs

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Several days of sustained rainfall have caused flooding, sewage spills, school closings and damage to businesses. HPR takes a look at some of the places experiencing the greatest impact of recent flooding on Kaua`i and O`ahu and what’s being done to safeguard communities in the future.

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New Foundation Wants to Fund "Awesome Ideas"

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A no-strings-attached grant program called the “Awesome Foundation” began on the mainland three years ago to fund great ideas locally. Today it’s spread to more than 30-places and the first Hawai`i chapter launched last week.

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Code for America Comes to Honolulu

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Many of us rely on our computers and phones to address all sorts of day to day needs and curiosities. A group of tech-savvy designers in Honolulu wants to hear from people to help design new applications to improve life around the city. It’s called Code for America.

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Update on the State of State Energy Goals

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We hear a lot about different clean energy projects in Hawai`i, but how far has the state come in reaching its goals? HPR takes a look at one company's progress and how far the state has come in reaching key milestones.

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