Sewage testing can provide “real-time detection” of the virus that causes COVID-19.
The system could still see about $90 million in federal relief funds, half of which must be distributed as grants to students.
The 10 students associated with the cluster have been moved to off-campus isolation rooms in a hotel.
University of Hawaii President David Lassner plans to cut his own pay by 20%.
Gov. David Ige said Wednesday that furloughs for state workers — which were set to begin in January — are being delayed, but he hasn’t given a new start date.
The governor, anticipating a slow economic recovery, likely will present lawmakers with a much-reduced conservative spending plan.
The University of Hawaii is already considering alternate sites such as high school stadiums for the 2021 football season.
Stress, anxiety and trauma have been compounded during an academic year unlike any other.