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Coronavirus in Hawaii

Danny De Gracia: $1,200 Stimulus Check Won’t Go Very Far In Hawaii Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Danny De Gracia: $1,200 Stimulus Check Won’t Go Very Far In Hawaii

Hawaii’s high cost of living undermines the checks locals will be receiving as coronavirus assistance.

Hawaii Schools Want To Keep Kids Engaged Until School Resumes Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Schools Want To Keep Kids Engaged Until School Resumes

The solution is a patchwork of instructional packets and virtual lesson planning as no end appears in sight for the coronavirus timeline.

Honolulu Council Axes Caldwell Budget Increases As Virus Concerns Grow Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Council Axes Caldwell Budget Increases As Virus Concerns Grow

Items considered nonessential in the mayor’s budget were nixed and one member is proposing millions in new funding to tackle homelessness.

Hawaii Coronavirus Cases Now At 175 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Coronavirus Cases Now At 175

UPDATED: The state reported 24 new cases since Saturday. About 8,100 tests have been conducted to date.

Homeowners And Renters Could Benefit From Coronavirus Aid Package Getty Images/iStockphoto

Homeowners And Renters Could Benefit From Coronavirus Aid Package

Hawaii Sen. Brian Schatz released a new resource guide to help residents figure out if they qualify for mortgage deferrals and eviction protection.

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.

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