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Airlines Are Racing To Offer COVID-19 Testing To Hawaii-Bound Passengers Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Airlines Are Racing To Offer COVID-19 Testing To Hawaii-Bound Passengers

United Airlines and Hawaiian Airlines both plan to offer coronavirus tests to passengers on select routes, but the state says it won’t accept at least one of the options from United.

Will Hawaii Have A Pre-Travel Testing Program For Interisland Travel? Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Will Hawaii Have A Pre-Travel Testing Program For Interisland Travel?

County mayors may decide to implement a pre-travel test requirement for people traveling between islands.

Hawaii Has A New COVID-19 Response Team. Will It Make A Difference? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Has A New COVID-19 Response Team. Will It Make A Difference?

Decisions about programs and policies to combat the virus are happening faster under a newly restructured leadership team.

Hawaii Will Pay Hundreds Of Displaced Workers To Get Job Training Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Will Pay Hundreds Of Displaced Workers To Get Job Training

A $10 million grant from the federal CARES Act fund will match up to 650 displaced workers with temporary gigs and career training in conservation, renewable energy, creative arts and aerospace.

Ige: Hawaii Will Launch Pre-Travel Testing Program Oct. 15 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige: Hawaii Will Launch Pre-Travel Testing Program Oct. 15

The long-awaited program to let travelers bypass quarantine is set for next month, but state leaders did not have all the details ironed out on how it will work.

Surge Testing Program Is Showing How To Control The Coronavirus On Oahu Courtesy: City and County of Honolulu

Surge Testing Program Is Showing How To Control The Coronavirus On Oahu

Preliminary results of a federal coronavirus surge testing drive on Oahu indicate that the infection’s spread is concentrated in certain communities.

How Oahu’s COVID-19 Park And Beach Restrictions Are Hurting Families Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

How Oahu’s COVID-19 Park And Beach Restrictions Are Hurting Families

Parents say they are struggling to keep their children — and themselves — sane and healthy without regular access to outdoor spaces.

Here’s How These Hawaii Workers Are Navigating The Pandemic Economy

Here’s How These Hawaii Workers Are Navigating The Pandemic Economy

Three residents share their strategies for overcoming longterm unemployment and sunken business models as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage the local economy.

Can A Virtual Art Night Help This Struggling Kauai Town Survive? Kuʻu Kauanoe/Civil Beat

Can A Virtual Art Night Help This Struggling Kauai Town Survive?

Some business owners are asking why a $115,000 federal grant is being spent on an online event when they are struggling to keep their doors open.