Melanie Yamaguchi

Senior Digital Producer

Melanie Yamaguchi is a senior digital producer for Hawaii News Now. She's a graduate of the University of Washington (BA in communication) and Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication (master's in mass communication).

Recent Articles by Melanie

  For the first superintendent of Oahu’s Honouliuli National Historic Site, it’s personal

Internment or incarceration? Why words matter to describe the Japanese American wartime experience

  As vaccinations ramp up, pandemic-hit travel agencies could become vital

  In a year of economic pain, Hawaii retailers turn to creativity to redefine ‘buy local’

  How We Live: A COVID-19 ‘long hauler’ hopes his story offers a cautionary tale

  A sailor’s letter documenting end of WWII goes missing ... then re-surfaces in Hawaii

  For nisei vets, 75th anniversary of WWII’s end evokes memories of shared sacrifice

  Crowds banned, live events industry faces a bleak future ... and finds innovation only goes so far

  An empty Waikiki triggers a soul searching about Hawaii’s no. 1 tourist destination