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VIRUS TRACKER — Aug. 9: 152 New Cases

Nearly all the cases were on Oahu, where hospitals are preparing for a surge in patients.

US House: Kahele, Case Easily Win Primaries

There was little drama in the races to represent Hawaii in Congress, with Kai Kahele easily staving off challengers and Ed Case running unopposed.

Kauai, Maui Councils: Incumbents Are Poised To Advance To General Election

Former Kauai Mayor Bernard Carvalho garnered enough votes to move on to the November election.

Oahu Students Will Move To Distance Learning Through Sept. 12

UPDATED. The announcement comes after calls from the state teachers union to move to online classrooms for the first quarter.


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Eric Stinton: These Social Media Accounts Are Sharing A Dangerous Message Allan Parachini/Civil Beat

Eric Stinton: These Social Media Accounts Are Sharing A Dangerous Message

As more people turn to social media for news, social media pages need to take more responsibility for the information they share.

Public Health Is About All Of Us Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Public Health Is About All Of Us

The pandemic binds us in a shared destiny, and we need to turn to our cultural roots of interconnectedness.

Neal Milner: How A Pony Guy (Or A Bat Or A Seal) Could Help Gov. Ige Wikimedia/Cpl. Ben Maher

Neal Milner: How A Pony Guy (Or A Bat Or A Seal) Could Help Gov. Ige

The governor could take a lesson from Queen Elizabeth who has learned to let the pony be the fall guy.

Reflecting On Hiroshima, Nagasaki And RIMPAC Flickr: Pietro Zuco

Reflecting On Hiroshima, Nagasaki And RIMPAC

The drive toward war has continued unabated. Let’s stop that now. For good.