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The Coronavirus Has Been Good For Hanauma Bay Courtesy: Keisha Bahr

The Coronavirus Has Been Good For Hanauma Bay

Scientists say studies being done in the unusual absence of tourists will help them understand the impact of large numbers of people on the natural world.

Staff: Things Got Out Of Hand Quickly At Maui Hospital Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Staff: Things Got Out Of Hand Quickly At Maui Hospital

Staff at the Maui medical facility that is the center of a COVID-19 cluster describe a chaotic week on the job.

Hundreds Set To Attend Hawaii’s Top Summit On Violence — Virtually Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hundreds Set To Attend Hawaii’s Top Summit On Violence — Virtually

Organizers of a major conference on abuse and trauma say the gathering is more needed than ever as the coronavirus takes a toll on mental and physical health.

The Fastest-Growing Ethnic Group In Hawaii Is Also The Most Invisible Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Fastest-Growing Ethnic Group In Hawaii Is Also The Most Invisible

About 11% of Hawaii residents claim Hispanic heritage, a number that’s expected to grow. But Latinos are also the least likely to respond to the census.

How Susceptible Are You To Coronavirus? The Answer Could Be In Your DNA Cory Lum/Civil Beat

How Susceptible Are You To Coronavirus? The Answer Could Be In Your DNA

Researchers think ethnicity may play a role in how hard a population gets hit by the virus.

Coping With Coronavirus Stress: NAMI Offers Free Online Workshop Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Coping With Coronavirus Stress: NAMI Offers Free Online Workshop

Learn positive coping skills and connect with other Hawaii residents who are feeling stressed out during the coronavirus outbreak.

Hawaii Census Response Lags As Coronavirus Disrupts Data Collection Getty Images/iStockphoto

Hawaii Census Response Lags As Coronavirus Disrupts Data Collection

The coronavirus pandemic is forcing the Census Bureau to add delays and extensions to its schedule for data collection and field work.

Stressed Out? Hawaii Crisis Line Offers Support During Coronavirus Outbreak Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Stressed Out? Hawaii Crisis Line Offers Support During Coronavirus Outbreak

If the COVID-19 outbreak is taking a toll on your emotional wellbeing, you’re not alone. Here are some resources where you can find help and support.

Coronavirus Is Spiking Levels Of Anxiety, Panic And Stress Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Coronavirus Is Spiking Levels Of Anxiety, Panic And Stress

Mental health professionals are increasing doses or seeing patients more often. People with no history of psychiatric symptoms are also struggling.