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.
In Hawaii, the projected peak for coronavirus cases is in early May. But it’s a moving date, dependent on a complex set of factors.
Hawaii has a large number of big and often overcrowded households, complicating COVID-19 social distancing efforts.
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.
Thousands of people are trying to apply for unemployment insurance as Hawaii’s tourism and service industries tumble.