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Coronavirus in Hawaii

Will Feds’ Relief Package Be Enough To Keep Hawaii’s Small Businesses Afloat? Stewart Yerton/Civil Beat

Will Feds’ Relief Package Be Enough To Keep Hawaii’s Small Businesses Afloat?

The package includes $377 billion for small businesses. Loan money spent on payroll and rent for the next two months doesn’t have to be paid back.

#PPE4Hawaii: Volunteers Step Up To Fill Shortage Of Protective Gear Courtesy: Eric Muraoka

#PPE4Hawaii: Volunteers Step Up To Fill Shortage Of Protective Gear

Multiple health clinics and hospitals have reported they are running short on supplies and the community is responding.

UH Researchers Need Your Help To Track COVID-19 In Hawaii Alissa Eckert, MS, Dan Higgins, MAMS

UH Researchers Need Your Help To Track COVID-19 In Hawaii

They’re looking to trace the spread of the disease in the community.

There’s Plenty Of Toilet Paper In The US — So Why Are People Hoarding It? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

There’s Plenty Of Toilet Paper In The US — So Why Are People Hoarding It?

Modern economies run on trust and confidence. COVID-19 is breaking down that trust.

Hawaii Public Employees May Lose Out On Pay Raises Due To Virus Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Hawaii Public Employees May Lose Out On Pay Raises Due To Virus

When the Legislature recessed indefinitely, pay increases for workers was among its unfinished business.

Many COVID-19 Test Results Are Taking Up To 10 Days To Come Back Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Many COVID-19 Test Results Are Taking Up To 10 Days To Come Back

State health officials said Friday private laboratories gained the ability to test in-state this Wednesday, which should decrease wait times.

Honolulu Cuts Some Bus Service As Ridership Plummets Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Cuts Some Bus Service As Ridership Plummets

Transit officials do aim to keep enough buses on the road so riders can practice social distancing against the threat of COVID-19.

Honolulu Steps Up Effort To Protect Homeless Population From Virus Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Steps Up Effort To Protect Homeless Population From Virus

A new testing and quarantine center is slated to open Wednesday in Iwilei.

Hawaii COVID-19 Case Count Hits 120 Courtesy Natasha Ala

Hawaii COVID-19 Case Count Hits 120

Fourteen new cases were documented by the Department of Health on Friday, as reports of positive COVID-19 test results rise on a daily basis.

Sterling Higa: Gov. Ige, Time To Show You’re In Charge Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Sterling Higa: Gov. Ige, Time To Show You’re In Charge

As Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell has improved his crisis messaging, Ige fades into the background.

Coronavirus Is Spiking Levels Of Anxiety, Panic And Stress Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Coronavirus Is Spiking Levels Of Anxiety, Panic And Stress

Mental health professionals are increasing doses or seeing patients more often. People with no history of psychiatric symptoms are also struggling.

Coronavirus in Hawaii