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Coronavirus in Hawaii

Honolulu Cuts Some Bus Service As Ridership Plummets Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Cuts Some Bus Service As Ridership Plummets

Transit officials do aim to keep enough buses on the road so riders can practice social distancing against the threat of COVID-19.

Honolulu Steps Up Effort To Protect Homeless Population From Virus Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Steps Up Effort To Protect Homeless Population From Virus

A new testing and quarantine center is slated to open Wednesday in Iwilei.

Hawaii COVID-19 Case Count Hits 120 Courtesy Natasha Ala

Hawaii COVID-19 Case Count Hits 120

Fourteen new cases were documented by the Department of Health on Friday, as reports of positive COVID-19 test results rise on a daily basis.

Sterling Higa: Gov. Ige, Time To Show You’re In Charge Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Sterling Higa: Gov. Ige, Time To Show You’re In Charge

As Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell has improved his crisis messaging, Ige fades into the background.

Coronavirus Is Spiking Levels Of Anxiety, Panic And Stress Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Coronavirus Is Spiking Levels Of Anxiety, Panic And Stress

Mental health professionals are increasing doses or seeing patients more often. People with no history of psychiatric symptoms are also struggling.

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.

Coronavirus in Hawaii