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Coronavirus in Hawaii

Hirono Joins Colleagues To Call On CDC To Release COVID-19 Demographic Data Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Hirono Joins Colleagues To Call On CDC To Release COVID-19 Demographic Data

Early indications are that coronavirus has hit some minority communities harder than others. In Hawaii, officials have yet to release detailed demographic statistics.

Release Nonviolent Inmates. It’s The Humane Thing To Do Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Release Nonviolent Inmates. It’s The Humane Thing To Do

Hawaii officials must act now in light of the rising pandemic. It’s a matter of public safety.

Denby Fawcett: When Will This Be Over? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Denby Fawcett: When Will This Be Over?

Hawaii health officials expect stay-at-home restrictions will be needed until at least June. They need to see a substantial drop in new cases for 14 days before easing up.

Oahu Traffic Is Gone, For All The Wrong Reasons April Estrellon/Civil Beat

Oahu Traffic Is Gone, For All The Wrong Reasons

A deadly pandemic is no way to solve the state’s traffic woes. But the crisis might encourage more people to work remotely once things improve.

Ige, UH Economists Agree: COVID-19 Testing May Be Key To Restoring Tourism Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige, UH Economists Agree: COVID-19 Testing May Be Key To Restoring Tourism

The University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization’s executive director says Hawaii can emerge as the “premier destination for U.S. travelers over the next year.”

Honolulu Police To Increase Stay-At-Home Order Enforcement Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Honolulu Police To Increase Stay-At-Home Order Enforcement

Violators could face up to a $5,000 fine and/or one year in prison.

Thieves Steal $250K Worth Of Protective Gear Cory Lum/Honolulu Civil Beat

Thieves Steal $250K Worth Of Protective Gear

Local medical providers have been waiting for the N95 masks, face shields and gloves that were stolen.

Hawaii COVID-19 Cases Nears 400 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii COVID-19 Cases Nears 400

A fifth death related to the coronavirus has been confirmed.

Kauai: These Small Sheds May Soon Shelter Quarantined Family Members Courtesy:Homestead Community Development Corp.

Kauai: These Small Sheds May Soon Shelter Quarantined Family Members

Residents of Department of Hawaiian Home Lands properties are eligible for the new program, which aims to alleviate overcrowding in many homes.

Coronavirus in Hawaii