Micronesians feel hatred in Hawaii, decry police shooting

  • In this Wednesday, April 28, 2021, photo a stuffed bear is among the items left at a street memorial where Honolulu Police shot and killed 16-year-old Iremamber Sykap, whose nickname was Baby, during a car chase on Kalakaua Ave., in Honolulu. Some in Hawaii's Micronesian community say the shooting highlights the racism they face. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher)

HONOLULU — Comments on social media about a 16-year-old boy shot and killed by Honolulu police have been so hateful that a Catholic priest, who hails from the same small Pacific island as the teen’s family, hesitates to repeat them.