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Compared with other states, Hawaii had more households say they lost income and expect to lose more during the pandemic.
Even before the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown, the commission faced a growing backlog of cases.
The event is open to all graduating students from Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia and the deadline to register is Friday, May 22.
The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the fragility of Hawaii’s acclaimed health insurance system that relies on employer-sponsored plans.
Though DOH confirmed the first case “at least a couple of weeks ago,” the head of the Public Housing Authority said he was first informed Monday.
The new report conflicts with a federal analysis that found no evidence of the toxin on the island.
One community leader told a local paper that three Marshallese people have died of the virus in Dubuque County.
In many Western states, as well as Arkansas which has a large Marshallese population, these communities have virus rates that far exceed their share of the population.
The state’s huge backlog of jobless claims has left many waiting weeks for benefits. For some, the loss of work has derailed dreams for starting over.