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Coronavirus in Hawaii

State Leaders: We Need To Work Together To Fight The Virus Screenshot: Hawaii News Now

State Leaders: We Need To Work Together To Fight The Virus

Medical professionals are aligned with state efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Hawaii Travelers Quarantine: ‘I Think I Might Go Insane’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Travelers Quarantine: ‘I Think I Might Go Insane’

UPDATED: Returning residents and visitors who landed at the Honolulu airport say they will abide by the state’s quarantine order, even if they’re not happy about it.

Hawaii Jobless Claims Top 80,000 As Coronavirus Sinks The Economy Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Jobless Claims Top 80,000 As Coronavirus Sinks The Economy

Nationwide, the federal Department of Labor reported 3 million more unemployment claims last week, dwarfing the previous high from 1982.

Hawaii COVID-19 Cases Surpass 100 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii COVID-19 Cases Surpass 100

UPDATE: On Thursday, 11 new cases were documented in the islands. The state Department of Health said three of those appeared to be from localized community transmission rather than travel-related.

This Hawaii Multi-Generational Family Of 7 Worries As Coronavirus Spreads Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

This Hawaii Multi-Generational Family Of 7 Worries As Coronavirus Spreads

Hawaii has a large number of big and often overcrowded households, complicating COVID-19 social distancing efforts.

Neal Milner: The Dual Dangers Of Intimacy And Isolation In A Pandemic Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Neal Milner: The Dual Dangers Of Intimacy And Isolation In A Pandemic

Social contact can spread the virus but also protect communities during crises, so we rely on imperfect social media.

Hawaii Prison Plan For COVID-19 Emphasizes Hygiene Over Inmate Releases Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Prison Plan For COVID-19 Emphasizes Hygiene Over Inmate Releases

The state says that, despite overcrowding, there will be room to isolate sick inmates.

Ige, Green Smooth Over Differences On COVID-19 Response Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige, Green Smooth Over Differences On COVID-19 Response

Hawaii’s lieutenant governor said he and the governor talked about working more closely together on the coronavirus crisis.

Honolulu Said It Would Reopen Public Bathrooms. It Hasn’t Christina Jedra/Civil Beat

Honolulu Said It Would Reopen Public Bathrooms. It Hasn’t

The CDC says park bathrooms should be open 24 hours a day. Honolulu still isn’t following those guidelines.

DOE Will Increase Meals To Meet High Demand Cory Lum/Civil Beat

DOE Will Increase Meals To Meet High Demand

DOE officials acknowledge meal shortages at some sites. New sites will help alleviate that, they said.

Have An Expired Vehicle Safety Check? It’s Now Valid Through May Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Have An Expired Vehicle Safety Check? It’s Now Valid Through May

With roads clear of heavy traffic, many contraflow lanes on Oahu will be suspended during the COVID-19 crisis, too.

Coronavirus in Hawaii