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Yoohyun Jung

Hawaii Has A New COVID-19 Data Dashboard With New Metrics Screenshot-State of Hawaii

Hawaii Has A New COVID-19 Data Dashboard With New Metrics

Lawmakers and the public have been calling for better data, and the state has been promising it at least since Aug. 6.

State Officials Are Overusing Privacy Excuse To Withhold COVID-19 Data Cory Lum/Civil Beat

State Officials Are Overusing Privacy Excuse To Withhold COVID-19 Data

A powerful federal law shields lots of health information from the public’s view, but there are some exceptions.

Hawaii And Maui Counties May Be Reaching A Virus ‘Tipping Point’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii And Maui Counties May Be Reaching A Virus ‘Tipping Point’

Test positivity rates have been climbing steadily in recent weeks, as Oahu’s had before there was a sudden surge in late July.

The Public Wanted More COVID-19 Data. What DOH Delivered ‘Misses The Point’ Screenshot

The Public Wanted More COVID-19 Data. What DOH Delivered ‘Misses The Point’

New data released this week from the health department is mostly repackaged information already available on the state dashboard.

Hawaii Trails Behind Other States In The Data It Shares About COVID-19 Screenshot-Department of Health

Hawaii Trails Behind Other States In The Data It Shares About COVID-19

Louisiana and Alaska publish much more information about clusters and contact tracing.

Trying To Make Sense Of COVID-19 Data? Here’s Some Help

Trying To Make Sense Of COVID-19 Data? Here’s Some Help

Experts talked to Civil Beat about how to make sense of available data during a recent Hawaii Variable event.

COVID-19 Data Shows Hawaii Is In A ‘Very Dire Situation’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

COVID-19 Data Shows Hawaii Is In A ‘Very Dire Situation’

Despite a troubling rise in the number of cases, the public does not seem to have an appropriate sense of urgency, an epidemic tracking expert says.

How Bad Is Hawaii At Social Distancing? Here’s What The Data Shows Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

How Bad Is Hawaii At Social Distancing? Here’s What The Data Shows

Mobility data gives us a clearer picture of just how much people have been moving around during the pandemic.

Why Does Hawaii Have Such Low Voter Turnout? Here’s What The Data Says Kuʻu Kauanoe/Civil Beat

Why Does Hawaii Have Such Low Voter Turnout? Here’s What The Data Says

Despite the pandemic, this could be the year that election participation starts to improve.