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Hospitality workers and service-industry workers are losing their jobs as the COVID-19 pandemic worsens.
Hawaii’s hotel and service industry workers are losing their jobs as COVID-19 pummels the state’s tourist industry.
The protests are seen as part of a long push toward more self-determination for Native Hawaiians, but there is little consensus on how best to achieve that.
Some want the Trump administration to act with more urgency in renegotiating existing treaties, which provide critical support to the tiny island nations.
Some OHA trustees contend the agency has made significant strides toward cleaning up its oversight since the 2012-2016 time period covered by the report.
Lt. Gov. Josh Green wants to create a new Hawaii Health Corps to respond to health crises throughout the Pacific. The measles outbreak has spread to American Samoa.
Some of Hawaii’s medical team in Samoa are providing care at the hospital, which is strapped for equipment, space and manpower.
Volunteer doctors and nurses are helping deliver 50,000 vaccines in a country that has come to a standstill after more than 60 measles deaths.