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Coronavirus in Hawaii

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Ige Needs To Come Up With A Real Recovery Plan Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Ige Needs To Come Up With A Real Recovery Plan

The governor needs to cooperate with the Legislature instead of making a difficult situation worse.

Report: Hawaii’s Lack Of A Plan To Reopen Tourism Is ‘Disturbing’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Report: Hawaii’s Lack Of A Plan To Reopen Tourism Is ‘Disturbing’

The latest UHERO scenario puts the state’s economic recovery years off, especially if political leaders wait much longer to re-energize the visitor industry.

Neal Milner: We’ll Get By With A Little Help From Our Friends Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Neal Milner: We’ll Get By With A Little Help From Our Friends

Forget government action, local action by local people is what will make the biggest difference in getting through the pandemic.

 

Young Brothers May Get $25 Million In Federal Bailout Money Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Young Brothers May Get $25 Million In Federal Bailout Money

The state’s only interisland shipper says it needs financial help to stay afloat as the coronavirus crisis causes revenue losses to grow.

Civil Beat/HNN Poll: Stop Virus Even If Economy Crumbles

Civil Beat/HNN Poll: Stop Virus Even If Economy Crumbles

A clear majority says it’s more important to stop COVID-19 from spreading than stop the economy from declining.

Ukuleles Could Be ‘A New Hawaiian Tradition’ For Kauai Graduates Allan Parachini/Civil Beat

Ukuleles Could Be ‘A New Hawaiian Tradition’ For Kauai Graduates

A local music store owner and a nonprofit have teamed up to present graduating seniors with an unusual gift.

The Other Coronavirus Crisis: Escalating Mental Health Problems Getty Images

The Other Coronavirus Crisis: Escalating Mental Health Problems

Calls to crisis hotlines and hospital admissions for psychiatric problems are up as the economy unravels and many feel isolated by public health restrictions.

Honolulu Hair Salons, Offices, Gyms Will Reopen In Waves Starting Friday Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Hair Salons, Offices, Gyms Will Reopen In Waves Starting Friday

Small gatherings can resume soon as Mayor Kirk Caldwell called on businesses to protect their customers.

Hawaii’s True Jobless Rate Is A Mystery Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii’s True Jobless Rate Is A Mystery

Neither the official figure nor the number of unemployment insurance claims offer a clear picture of how many here are out of work.

Coronavirus in Hawaii