More stories by Manolo Morales

With more children placed in foster care, licensed homes needed to take them in

We wanted to find out more about the system after reporting on the death of a Hawaii island toddler while he was under foster care.

Former social worker pushes for change after toddler dies while in foster care

Laurie Hirohata is pushing for more public access to records that are normally kept confidential by the state, and she has a key lawmaker on…