Indigenous burial traditions were already threatened by economic pressures and changing cultures. Then the pandemic struck.
The health department is now reporting the latest COVID-19 cases at a 36-hour lag.
Most of the drivers’ positive tests were attributed to factors outside of work. Three drivers, however, have filed workers’ compensation claims.
In a briefing with legislators, school leaders said they were also encouraged by the low rate of teacher vacancies during the pandemic.
A third man who was with Adm. Jerome Adams and his aide has already seen his case reduced to a non-criminal citation. But Honolulu is going after Adams with prosecutors who normally handle felonies.
People who don’t wear a mask in most public settings still face a $5,000 fine or up to a year in jail.