As the state’s largest hospital prepares to receive Hawaii’s first vaccine doses, health executives on Friday assured the public that the COVID-19 vaccine is safe — and key to returning to normalcy.
Hawaii health officials say they expect to receive more than 81,000 vaccine doses from Pfizer and Moderna during the month of December.
The money will provide critical infrastructure improvements — and badly needed jobs.
A work-from-home economy could help Hawaii reverse the brain drain and offset tourism industry losses.
Perspiration samples from Hawaii residents recently diagnosed with COVID-19 are key to a study of whether dogs can sniff out the virus.
Nurses at the Makiki hospital have made pandemic-related policies a bargaining chip for the new three-year contract they’re negotiating.
The county nature park is one of Hawaii’s most popular tourist attractions, but fewer visitors will be allowed in, face masks will be mandatory and nonresidents will pay more in fees.
Some see the recent uptick in people moving to Hawaii as an opportunity for the state. Others view the wave of newcomers as a threat.