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Hawaii’s New Unemployment Application Excludes Micronesian Migrant Workers Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii’s New Unemployment Application Excludes Micronesian Migrant Workers

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.

Sixth Person Dies From COVID-19 In Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Sixth Person Dies From COVID-19 In Hawaii

Maui County now has more than 50 confirmed cases of the coronavirus.

Survey: Most Of Us Are Staying Home During Virus Outbreak Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Survey: Most Of Us Are Staying Home During Virus Outbreak

The online survey aims to fill a critical need — finding out how and where the virus is spreading in Hawaii.

Hawaii Coronavirus Cases Now At 371 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Coronavirus Cases Now At 371

The number of confirmed cases has more than doubled since last Sunday.

The Imprecise Science Of Predicting The Spread Of COVID-19 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Imprecise Science Of Predicting The Spread Of COVID-19

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.

This Hawaii Multi-Generational Family Of 7 Worries As Coronavirus Spreads Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

This Hawaii Multi-Generational Family Of 7 Worries As Coronavirus Spreads

Hawaii has a large number of big and often overcrowded households, complicating COVID-19 social distancing efforts.

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.