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Monday, March 23, 2020
UPDATE: Maui County Stay-Home Order: Tourists Blocked from Road to Hana
By News Release @ 12:13 AM :: 2698 Views :: Maui County, Health Care, Law Enforcement

...Mayor Victorino announces Public Health Emergency Rules for Maui County....

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Sunday, March 22, 2020
Hawaii: The Road to Corona Recovery Leads Through Japan
By Andrew Walden @ 9:58 PM :: 5258 Views :: Health Care, Tourism, COVID-19

...Governor Ige’s 14-day quarantine announcement may feel like a health precaution, but it's really a tourism marketing plan....

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Sunday, March 22, 2020
UPDATE: 56 COVID Cases in Hawaii
By News Release @ 7:58 PM :: 1982 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Another eight cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Hawai’i as of noon Sunday, state officials said....

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Saturday, March 21, 2020
Ige Imposes 14-Day Quarantine
By News Release @ 9:47 PM :: 2525 Views :: Health Care, Law Enforcement, Tourism

“...With the majority of Hawaiʻi’s COVID-19 cases linked to travel, it is critical that we further mitigate the spread of the virus by both residents and visitors who are coming from out-of-state....”

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Friday, March 20, 2020
Working to protect our freedoms
By Grassroot Institute @ 7:11 PM :: 2085 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Health Care, Law Enforcement

...In this uncertain and anxious time, we already are seeing many questionable proposals being put forth....

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Friday, March 20, 2020
Hawaii COVID Hits 37: 11 New Cases
By News Release @ 6:57 PM :: 1865 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

"...Department of Health Director Dr. Bruce Anderson confirmed that two of the cases show evidence of community spread...."

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Friday, March 20, 2020
COVID Committee Meets in Secret: Harbors Div Closes Hawaii to Cruise Ships, Airports Div Next
By News Release @ 2:54 PM :: 2956 Views :: Health Care, Military, Tourism

...This plan identifies three levels of risk: 1) Limited community transmission, 2) Sustained community transmission, 3) Widespread community transmission....

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Friday, March 20, 2020
Corona Virus: Hawaii Ranks 43rd
By Selected News Articles @ 1:41 PM :: 1773 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...with 26 cases and no deaths, Hawaii has the 43rd highest count of Corona Virus cases in USA....

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Friday, March 20, 2020
Thousands Sign Petition Demanding 14-Day Quarantine for all Visitors
By News Release @ 11:02 AM :: 1973 Views :: Health Care, Law Enforcement, Tourism

..."In order for it to not just ravage our community and start having massive community spread, we need to stop people bringing it into the state"....

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Friday, March 20, 2020
COVID: 26 Cases -- All Travel Related
By News Release @ 3:32 AM :: 1711 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...The DOH has received 124 negative results from test samples selected from sites statewide with the goal of identifying possible community transmission of COVID-19.... 

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Friday, March 20, 2020
COVID: House Speaker 'Implores' Ige to Impose Travel Ban, Order Military Response
By News Release @ 1:18 AM :: 2462 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Health Care, Military, Small Business

...The handling of this COVID-19 pandemic has been utterly chaotic and there is mass confusion among the public....

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Thursday, March 19, 2020
Caldwell: Homeless enforcement more important than ever
By News Release @ 10:14 PM :: 1999 Views :: Honolulu County, Health Care, Homelessness

...Stored property enforcement and sidewalk nuisance enforcement to continue; HONU to continue to serve homeless population....

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Thursday, March 19, 2020
State Senator Clarence Nishihara tests positive for COVID-19
By News Release @ 6:44 PM :: 2081 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Health Care, Politicians

...The memo recommends all Senate offices close until further notice....

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020
COVID 16 Cases in Hawaii--all Travel-Related
By News Release @ 10:12 PM :: 1240 Views :: Health Care

"...All cases who tested positive in Hawaiʻi are travel related. There is no evidence of community spread in Hawai‘i at this time...." -- DoH

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020
COVID: Activist Groups Demand Ige Clamp Down Harder
By News Release @ 8:37 PM :: 1910 Views :: Health Care, Law Enforcement, Tourism

...A public request to enact stronger measures of social distancing across Hawaiʻi....

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020
DoE Closes Schools Until April 7 After HSTA Files Grievance over COVID Plan
By News Release @ 8:00 PM :: 2684 Views :: Education K-12, Health Care, Labor

...Hawaii joins 39 states that have decided to close schools....

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Coronavirus: Modern Research & Chinese Medicine
By Video @ 2:15 AM :: 1399 Views :: Health Care

...Keli'i Akina interviews Dr. Mai Wang....

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020
COVID Circulating at Capitol? Nishihara Tests Positive
By Rep Gene Ward @ 9:28 PM :: 2069 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Health Care

...On March 4, 2020 a Capitol employee was suspected of having been exposed to the virus, and the Public Access was subsequently shuttered....

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Most Aggressive States Against the Coronavirus -- Hawaii 46th
By Wallet Hub @ 5:02 PM :: 1795 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Many states have taken the CDC’s advice....

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Monday, March 16, 2020
Legislative Session Suspended due to Corona Virus
By News Release @ 7:26 PM :: 1708 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Health Care

...suspension of the legislative session indefinitely, starting on Tuesday, March 17....

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Monday, March 16, 2020
COVID-19: Council, DHHL, Legislators Cut Public Access
By News Release @ 7:25 PM :: 3125 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Health Care

...Sunshine doesn't cure Corona Virus -- but Corona Virus cures Sunshine....

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Monday, March 16, 2020
Best States for Doctors -- Hawaii 42nd
By Wallet Hub @ 6:42 PM :: 1612 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...data set ranges from average annual wage of physicians to hospitals per capita to quality of public hospital system....

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Monday, March 16, 2020
The President's Coronavirus Guidelines for America - 15 Days to Slow the Spread
By News Release @ 4:36 PM :: 1341 Views :: Health Care

...The following was released by the White House....

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Monday, March 16, 2020
Judiciary Limits In-Person Appearances
By News Release @ 2:48 PM :: 1955 Views :: Health Care, Judiciary

...beginning Monday, March 16, it will restrict access to anyone who ... has traveled outside Hawaii in the past 14 days.... Such individuals will not be allowed to enter courthouses and other Judiciary facilities....

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Sunday, March 15, 2020
​Corona Virus: HIDOE extends spring break thru March 27
By News Release @ 8:09 PM :: 1668 Views :: Education K-12, Health Care

...The Department will use the additional time to plan for implementation of social distancing within the school setting, arrange for professional development to support modified operations, and thoroughly clean schools....

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Friday, March 13, 2020
Corona Virus Reality Check
By Grassroot Institute @ 5:03 PM :: 2023 Views :: Economy, Health Care, Taxes

...It’s time to discard its big-spending plans and focus on ways to help the economy recover quickly....

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Thursday, March 12, 2020
Corona Virus: Fortunately Hawaii Lost Case Against Trump
By Selected News Articles @ 9:32 PM :: 3115 Views :: National News, Health Care, Law Enforcement

...on plaintiffs' reading the President would not be able to suspend entry from a particular country in the event of an epidemic in that country....

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Thursday, March 12, 2020
CoronaVirus: UH Switches to 100% Online Classes
By News Release @ 4:16 PM :: 1673 Views :: Health Care, Higher Education

...“The labs don’t translate online”....

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020
COVID19: Hawaii Tourism Drops 35% Since March 1
By UHERO @ 3:31 AM :: 2597 Views :: Economy, Health Care, Tourism

...In the past two weeks, things have changed markedly, and a SARS-type V-shaped path is now too optimistic.... 

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Is Hawaii Prepared for a Recession?
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:56 PM :: 2320 Views :: Economy, Health Care, Taxes

... the "coronavirus recession" and what Hawaii can do financially to cope with it ....  

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Monday, March 9, 2020
Speaker Names Corona Virus Economic Working Group
By News Release @ 10:38 PM :: 2026 Views :: Economy, Hawaii State Government, Health Care

...House Speaker Scott K. Saiki today announced the appointment of individuals to serve on the Select House Committee on COVID-19 Economic and Financial Preparedness adopted through House Resolution 54....

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Friday, March 6, 2020
21 Infected on Corona Virus Cruise Ship--Test Reveals Hawaii's First Corona Patient
By Andrew Walden @ 3:00 PM :: 5398 Views :: Health Care, Tourism

...February 26-29: Nawiliwili, Honolulu, Lahaina, Hilo....

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Thursday, March 5, 2020
Obesity: Honolulu 2nd Slimmest City in USA
By Wallet Hub @ 10:00 PM :: 1793 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...almost 40 percent of U.S. adults are obese....

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Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Sudden Reversal: Josh Green Appointed to Head Corona Virus Response
By News Release @ 9:15 PM :: 1828 Views :: Health Care

...Green: Put Corona Virus Quarantine Patients in Leahi Hospital with Nursing Home Patients....

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Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Youth Vaping 'Epidemic' All Hype
By Selected News Articles @ 10:00 AM :: 2398 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...In 2017, only only 3.5 percent of Hawaiian high school students reported using e-cigarettes daily and only 1.2 percent reported smoking combustible cigarettes daily....

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Wednesday, March 4, 2020
HR 54 Corona Virus: House Select Committee Formed
By News Release @ 12:12 AM :: 3140 Views :: Economy, Hawaii State Government, Health Care

...During the recession of 2008, the state government was forced to reduce the school week to four days, cut millions of dollars from social programs, and reduce public employee salaries by 5 percent....

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Friday, February 28, 2020
Where's the cushion?
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 6:06 PM :: 2155 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Health Care, Law Enforcement

...Emergency preparedness in Hawaii....

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020
'Coronavirus recession' could put Hawaii in $3.8 billion hole by 2025
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:05 PM :: 2444 Views :: Economy, Hawaii State Government, Health Care

...Reckless state spending is exhausting our emergency reserves....

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Monday, February 24, 2020
Ethics: Professional Association Tries to Take Over State Board
By News Release @ 8:35 PM :: 2345 Views :: Ethics, Health Care, Small Business

...to keep those lucrative 'continuing education' courses under the Association's control....

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Monday, February 24, 2020
UHERO: Corona Virus May Damage State Economy
By UHERO @ 5:02 PM :: 2119 Views :: Economy, Health Care, Tourism

...While visitor arrivals racked up another record year in 2019, real visitor spending fell last year as international spending languished. And now the coronavirus rears its ugly head....

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Monday, February 24, 2020
UH seeks to train more doctors, expand medical school to Maui
By News Release @ 10:01 AM :: 1328 Views :: Health Care

...State’s physician shortage remains between 519 and 820 doctors....

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Friday, February 21, 2020
Poor economy is medical threat, too
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 4:20 PM :: 1666 Views :: Economy, Health Care

...In times of crisis, we are likely to be held back by the same problems that affect us now — the doctor shortage, the shipping restrictions caused by the Jones Act....

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Vaping and Tobacco Harm Reduction in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 9:22 PM :: 2284 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Drugs

...Analysis of the vaping industry in Hawaii, including economic data, state health department findings on vaping-related lung illnesses, youth e-cigarette use, tobacco retail compliance checks, and state funding dedicated to tobacco control programs....

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Emergency Preparedness? Hawaii Drops to Lowest Tier
By News Release @ 3:01 AM :: 1878 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...As Threats Increase, Annual Assessment Finds Hawaii's Level of Readiness for Health Emergencies dropping....

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Saturday, February 15, 2020
Meatless Mondays in Hawaii Schools? -- Politicized Veganism Threatens Human Health
By Selected News Articles @ 2:27 AM :: 2424 Views :: Education K-12, Environment, Health Care

...In 2019, Hawaii’s legislature nearly enacted a resolution establishing Meatless Mondays in Hawaii’s public schools....

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Thursday, February 13, 2020
No GE Tax on Medical Bills -- help lift MD shortage
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:32 PM :: 2231 Views :: Health Care, Taxes

... Hawaii is currently “short” by approximately 820 physicians ....

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Friday, February 7, 2020
Hawaii: Few Disabled Working, Federal Benefits Unused
By News Release @ 11:59 PM :: 2150 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Labor

...Hawaii reported an integrated employment rate of 2 percent, the lowest rate in the nation....

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Thursday, February 6, 2020
Hawaii Mixed Scores on Dental Care
By Selected News Articles @ 2:10 PM :: 1690 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Hawaii 46 -- ‘Dental Habits & Care’ Rank....

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020
After Diamond Head Attack--Lawmakers Propose Gun Control and Mental Health Bills
By News Release @ 9:19 PM :: 2535 Views :: Health Care, Homelessness, Law Enforcement

...SB2505: Requires & appropriates funds for DOH to establish a continuum of stabilization beds statewide for non-forensic patients with substance abuse or mental health disorders....

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Friday, January 31, 2020
Stop Taxing Healthcare
By News Release @ 8:13 PM :: 2326 Views :: Health Care, Taxes, Cost of Living

...how do we attract more doctors to Hawaii — and keep the ones we still have?....

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