Rob Hastings

Rob Hastings is Deputy News Editor at The Independent. He has served on the news desk since 2010, and also writes travel articles, music reviews and features. In 2015 he was shortlisted for the Washington Post’s Laurence Stern Fellowship and for Amnesty International’s Gaby Rado prize for a series of news features from Iran.

Postcard from... Honolulu

On a beachside park just a mile or two along the coast from Pearl Harbour, 50,000 people are gathered on the grass and sand, watching a couple being interviewed on a big screen about their child.

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