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Yoohyun Jung

COVID-19 Data: Dashboards Galore, But Key Data Still Sparse

COVID-19 Data: Dashboards Galore, But Key Data Still Sparse

People in Hawaii have plenty of COVID-19 dashboards to choose from, but important information sought by researchers and policymakers is still missing.

Biden Easily Won Hawaii But Data Shows Support For Trump Has Grown Bryan Berkowitz/Civil Beat

Biden Easily Won Hawaii But Data Shows Support For Trump Has Grown

In this historic turnout, the president’s supporters turned out in larger numbers but not enough to influence state elections.

Easy Targets? Some Oahu Homeless Have Been Ticketed Dozens Of Times During The Pandemic Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Easy Targets? Some Oahu Homeless Have Been Ticketed Dozens Of Times During The Pandemic

A Civil Beat analysis of court data on HPD’s pandemic enforcement shows homeless people account for nearly 25% of pandemic violations despite making up less than 1% of the population.  

Glitches And Problems: My First Adventure With Hawaii’s New COVID-19 Travel Program Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Glitches And Problems: My First Adventure With Hawaii’s New COVID-19 Travel Program

The Safe Travels program is super confusing. That shows in the data, and in reality.

Wrong Tests, Weird Exemptions – What The Data Tells Us About Hawaii’s Reopening Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Wrong Tests, Weird Exemptions – What The Data Tells Us About Hawaii’s Reopening

Many of the 67,000 or so travelers in the first week of Hawaii’s pre-travel testing program came with unapproved test results.

Are You Wearing A Mask In Public? These Hawaii Researchers Want To Know Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Are You Wearing A Mask In Public? These Hawaii Researchers Want To Know

Hawaii is one of the first states to conduct a widespread study of how many people are wearing face masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Hawaii’s Population Is Shrinking. The Pandemic Could Make Things Worse Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii’s Population Is Shrinking. The Pandemic Could Make Things Worse

The state’s population has been declining for three years. Experts worry that the economy will suffer as more people move away due to changes caused by the coronavirus.

COVID-19 Is Revealing Problems With How Hawaii’s Government Uses Data Screenshot-Hawaii Covid-19

COVID-19 Is Revealing Problems With How Hawaii’s Government Uses Data

There doesn’t seem to be a clear data strategy for the virus response.

The Most Comprehensive Hawaii COVID-19 Maps Come From This ‘Data Geek’ Screenshot-Hawaii Slack

The Most Comprehensive Hawaii COVID-19 Maps Come From This ‘Data Geek’

Ryan Ozawa was trying to produce ZIP code maps back when the state was publishing screenshots.