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Hawaii Imposes Mandatory 14-Day Quarantine For All Arrivals Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Imposes Mandatory 14-Day Quarantine For All Arrivals

Updated: The order is intended to bring tourism to a near halt. But top lawmakers want Ige to go further and require residents to shelter in place.

Number of Hawaii Coronavirus Cases Rises To 48 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Number of Hawaii Coronavirus Cases Rises To 48

The state Department of Health reported that 11 more people tested positive in the last 24 hours.

Hawaii Unemployment Claims Skyrocket As Coronavirus Crisis Continues Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Unemployment Claims Skyrocket As Coronavirus Crisis Continues

Thousands of people are trying to apply for unemployment insurance as Hawaii’s tourism and service industries tumble.

New $2.5M Hawaii Fund Aims To Help Nonprofits With Coronavirus Pandemic Cory Lum/Civil Beat

New $2.5M Hawaii Fund Aims To Help Nonprofits With Coronavirus Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is leading to job losses, quarantines and lots of uncertainty in the Aloha State.

Hawaii Unemployment Website Glitches As Applications Surge

Hawaii Unemployment Website Glitches As Applications Surge

Hospitality workers and service-industry workers are losing their jobs as the COVID-19 pandemic worsens.

Hawaii’s Biggest Industry Is Reeling As The Coronavirus Spreads Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii’s Biggest Industry Is Reeling As The Coronavirus Spreads

Hawaii’s hotel and service industry workers are losing their jobs as COVID-19 pummels the state’s tourist industry.

Mauna Kea Ignited A New Wave Of Hawaiian Pride. Where Does It Go From Here? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Mauna Kea Ignited A New Wave Of Hawaiian Pride. Where Does It Go From Here?

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.

Judge Rules American Samoans Are US Citizens Screenshot from Google Maps

Judge Rules American Samoans Are US Citizens

A federal judge in Utah ruled denying birthright citizenship to people born in American Samoa is unconstitutional.

US Ramps Up Attention On Micronesia To Curb China’s Expanding Influence

US Ramps Up Attention On Micronesia To Curb China’s Expanding Influence

Some want the Trump administration to act with more urgency in renegotiating existing treaties, which provide critical support to the tiny island nations.