The Hawaii Civil Rights Commission still accepts only paper filings and isn’t set up for remote work.
The state reported only six new cases on Sunday, bringing the total case count to 580.
The state’s fix isn’t perfect but it allows migrants from Micronesia the same level of access to unemployment benefits as other legal workers.
The data changes every day. But so far, Hawaii’s social-distancing measures appear to be slowing the epidemic, experts say.
Migrants from three Micronesian nations are losing jobs due to COVID-19 but can’t apply for unemployment the same way as other legal workers.
The online survey aims to fill a critical need — finding out how and where the virus is spreading in Hawaii.