Tiffany Hill

Writer & Editor

Professional Experience

Tiffany Hill is a freelance writer and editor with more than a decade of professional experience who specializes in business, travel and culture writing. She’s from Honolulu, Hawaii and now lives in Portland, Oregon.

Contributing Writer

Tiffany regularly chronicles newsworthy people, timely events and thought provoking pieces for local publications, including Hawaii Business magazine, Hawaii magazine, Alaska Airlines magazine, and more.

Writing & Editing Services      
  • Print and online editorials
  • Marketing and advertising 
  • Press releases
  • Newsletters 

Thousands of Oregonians experience alcohol and drug addiction while working full-time. This Oregon Business magazine features explores the challenges of assistance programs and the pervasive social stigma employees face.

This feature investigates the 135-year-old Honolulu animal shelter and its recent turmoil following the departure of 62 of its staff and the resignation of its CEO.

This in-depth cover story feature details the lives of four individuals who operate in Hawaii’s black market economies of cockfighting and gambling, sex work and marijuana dealing, the risks involved and why they do it.

Hawaii legalized medical marijuana in 2000 but never made it easy for qualified patients to obtain it. Sixteen years later, the law finally caught up: Eight companies are preparing to open stores statewide that will sell state-tested and regulated medical marijuana for Hawaii’s roughly 14,000 registered patients. This in-depth feature spotlights the patients, doctors and businesspeople inside this emerging legal industry.

Hawaii is the only state that commercially grows and harvests cacao. This feature looks into how farmers are cultivating an industry from this local crop, and the chocolate makers that craft delicious, Island-made chocolate from it.

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) was created in 1978 during Hawaii’s state constitutional convention as a way to improve the conditions of Native Hawaiians through education, health, economic self-sufficiency, even protecting the land. But during its 41-year existence, the semiautonomous organization has been plagued with scandals, infighting and a negative public image it can’t shake. This feature looks at how the agency is addressing these problems and what’s in store for its future.

In the summer of 2016, Oahu suffered the worst outbreak of Hepatitis A in 20 years—nearly 300 people were infected. This cover story feature tracks the meticulous two-month investigation of Hawaii state Department of Health team that broke the case wide open and found the source of the disease: tainted scallops.

Father and son, Pilipo and Greg Solatorio call Halawa Valley more than home. Preserving and educating all who traverse through the lush east Molokai valley is their kuleana, or responsibility. This profile feature follows the pair through the valley as they share stories of their life and the valley’s history.

Working with Tiffany Hill

About Tiffany Hill

A well-written feature or deftly drafted advertorial is powerful. A freelance writer with more than a decade of experience, Tiffany Hill crafts original, clean copy across a range of professional writing services to help magnify the impact of the written word. Whether it’s to boost business or draw in readers through masterful storytelling, Tiffany can assist publications, startups and businesses with their writing needs.

Tiffany Hill embarked on her writing career as fledging reporter for Kapolei High School’s student newspaper. She continued filing stories in college, for Ka Leo O Hawaii, the University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa student newspaper, and worked her way up to news editor. She also interned at the Hawaii’s former largest daily, the Honolulu Advertiser, where she was a full-time staff reporter. Soon after she graduated from UH Manoa, she landed a job at Honolulu magazine, where she was the associate editor for just over five years. She researched and wrote features on Oahu’s ongoing rail project, the state’s medical marijuana program, becoming a roller derby athlete, public housing, education, shopping, dining and more. Tiffany also has blogging and video production experience.

Throughout her writing career, Tiffany has received recognition for her work, including multiple awards from the Hawaii Society of Professional Journalists and the Hawaii Publishers Association, a 2012 City and Regional Magazine Association Awards nomination in the reader service category and the Carol Burnett Excellence in Journalism Award in 2007.

Today, Tiffany regularly chronicles newsworthy people, events and businesses in thought provoking features for publications such as Hawaii Business, Hawaii, Beyond, the inflight magazine of Alaska Airlines, and more. She has also written for national publications and companies including AOL, Fodor’s Travel guidebooks as well as marketing content for local businesses.

Tiffany lives with her husband and their scrappy dog. When she’s not on assignment, she’s playing roller derby.

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