Maria Kanai

Maria Kanai is a freelance writer and editor—and one of HONOLULU’s former SPJ interns—originally from Yokohama, Japan. She moved to Hawai‘i for college and graduated with a master’s in Communication from HPU. When she’s not working, she enjoys creative writing, baking bread and reading books.


5 Ways to Make Childcare More Affordable

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise here in Hawai‘i, many parents face the uncomfortable decision between keeping their children at home or sending them to school or daycare. For those who cannot afford to keep their children…