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Blaze Lovell is a reporter for Honolulu Civil Beat. Previously, he was a reporting fellow and intern. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Born and raised on Oahu, he graduated from Pearl City High School in 2014 before migrating to the desert to study journalism. In his college years, Blaze served as the managing editor for UNLV’s paper, the Free Press, and also played rugby, which is like football without pads or rules.
A new University of Hawaii report paints a grim picture for Hawaii’s economic outlook.
Kauai County is advising residents to avoid the ocean near Lydgate Beach Park.
UPDATED: The new cases bring the total in Hawaii to 151.
When the Legislature recessed indefinitely, pay increases for workers was among its unfinished business.
State senators also press for medical screenings of all arriving passengers to Hawaii, not just a 14-day self-quarantine.
Medical professionals are aligned with state efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19.
UPDATED: Returning residents and visitors who landed at the Honolulu airport say they will abide by the state’s quarantine order, even if they’re not happy about it.
Some more rural Hawaii hospitals say their normal vendors are rationing supplies.