Hawaii’s high cost of living undermines the checks locals will be receiving as coronavirus assistance.
The solution is a patchwork of instructional packets and virtual lesson planning as no end appears in sight for the coronavirus timeline.
Items considered nonessential in the mayor’s budget were nixed and one member is proposing millions in new funding to tackle homelessness.
Hawaii Sen. Brian Schatz released a new resource guide to help residents figure out if they qualify for mortgage deferrals and eviction protection.
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.
Multiple health clinics and hospitals have reported they are running short on supplies and the community is responding.
They’re looking to trace the spread of the disease in the community.
UPDATED: The new cases bring the total in Hawaii to 151.