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Nearly A Quarter Of Hawaii’s Vaccine Shipments Are Delayed, Health Officials Say Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Nearly A Quarter Of Hawaii’s Vaccine Shipments Are Delayed, Health Officials Say

The state now expects it will receive a reduced total of 61,450 doses of the COVID-19 vaccines by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna by year’s end.

Hawaii’s COVID-19 Vaccines Are Arriving At Slower Pace, Health Officials Say Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii’s COVID-19 Vaccines Are Arriving At Slower Pace, Health Officials Say

Hawaii health regulators anticipate the arrival of thousands more doses of the COVID-19 vaccine across all counties next week.

Hawaii Joins Legal Battle Over Telework Tax Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Joins Legal Battle Over Telework Tax

Hawaii wants the U.S. Supreme Court to prohibit states from levying income tax on people who work from home in another state.

Proposal Would Exempt Vaccinated Hawaii Travelers From Quarantine Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Proposal Would Exempt Vaccinated Hawaii Travelers From Quarantine

The proposed policy change would not immediately be useful to most travelers while the COVID-19 vaccine supply is limited.

Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Arrives In Hawaii Courtesy: Hawaii Health Department

Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Arrives In Hawaii

Half of the 12,000 doses in the state’s first shipment from the drug company will be distributed to neighbor islands.

Hawaii Long-Term Care Homes Will Get First Shipments Of Moderna Vaccine Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Long-Term Care Homes Will Get First Shipments Of Moderna Vaccine

Eventually, Hawaii residents will be able to select which COVID-19 vaccine they want to receive. But in terms of safety and efficacy, the difference between the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines is almost nonexistent, experts say.

COVID-19 Vaccine Skepticism Grows In Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat

COVID-19 Vaccine Skepticism Grows In Hawaii

Public health agencies have been slow to launch campaigns to counter vaccine skepticism, a trend in Hawaii that could thwart efforts to achieve herd immunity.

Billionaire Larry Ellison Joins Influx Of Tech Workers Moving To Hawaii Courtesy: Oracle

Billionaire Larry Ellison Joins Influx Of Tech Workers Moving To Hawaii

Larry Ellison, a tech entrepreneur and the fifth richest person in the world, owns 97% of the island of Lanai, including a third of the housing, the water utility and a pair of resorts that are Lanai’s economic engine.

Kauai Businesses: ‘We Can’t Survive’ Without Travel Marcus Bloss/Civil Beat

Kauai Businesses: ‘We Can’t Survive’ Without Travel

With tourism effectively canceled for the 2020 holiday season, a number of Kauai resorts and businesses are closing again — some for good.