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Monday, April 6, 2020
Rail Contractors Speed up Construction while Oversight Personnel 'Work' from Home
By News Release @ 4:56 PM :: 1794 Views :: Rail, COVID-19

...As HART operations and construction continue during the pandemic, HART staff has largely moved to tele-commuting....

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Sunday, April 5, 2020
Full Text: Council Chair Cries a River After Being Busted Giving Development Deal to Convicted Felon
By Andrew Walden @ 10:02 PM :: 5934 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Development, COVID-19

...while you are locked down with COVID, this is what some politicians are doing....

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Sunday, April 5, 2020
We’re All Homeschoolers Now
By Heritage Foundation @ 9:45 PM :: 2258 Views :: Education K-12, COVID-19

...A rapidly flourishing market of online resources is beginning to meet the content needs of millions of students across the country....

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Sunday, April 5, 2020
COVID: 371 Total Cases, 20 New
By News Release @ 6:56 PM :: 1224 Views :: COVID-19

...DOH reports the number of travel related cases is dropping and of greater concern are community-associated cases....

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Sunday, April 5, 2020
11,000 participate in Hawaii COVID Contact Tracking Survey
By News Release @ 5:59 PM :: 2062 Views :: COVID-19

... self-reported behaviors by approximately 11,000 Hawaii residents who participated in an electronic survey during the last week of March, 2020 ....  

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Saturday, April 4, 2020
​Celebrating the Human Spirit
By Grassroot Institute @ 7:34 PM :: 1231 Views :: COVID-19

...individuals and the private sector rise to the challenge....

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Saturday, April 4, 2020
COVID: 4th Death, 32 New Cases
By News Release @ 6:54 PM :: 1332 Views :: COVID-19

...There are now a total of 351 presumptive or confirmed cases in the state....

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Saturday, April 4, 2020
Legislator Calls for Universal COVID-19 testing
By Rep Gene Ward @ 1:48 AM :: 1390 Views :: COVID-19

...Rep. Gene Ward called on Governor Ige and the the Hawaiʻi Department of Health to “go full-scale testing” so we can begin kickstarting our economy and putting people back to work....

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Friday, April 3, 2020
COVID: 34 More Cases, 3rd Death Recorded
By News Release @ 6:26 PM :: 1286 Views :: COVID-19

...The elderly O‘ahu resident had been hospitalized in critical condition on life support for several weeks after returning from travel to Washington state....

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Friday, April 3, 2020
COVID Reaches Hana: Tourists Blockaded, but Local Resident is Source
By News Release @ 5:47 PM :: 1789 Views :: Maui County, COVID-19

...we have met the enemy and he is us....

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Friday, April 3, 2020
COVID Fearmongering: Waianae Residents Blockade Farrington Hwy After State Rep Cedric Gates Spreads Corona Virus Rumors
By Andrew Walden @ 5:01 PM :: 2782 Views :: Police, Politicians, COVID-19

...politicians exploit fear and paranoia on Waianae Coast....

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Friday, April 3, 2020
COVID Relief: Chamber of Commerce Petition Calls for GE Tax to be Suspended
By News Release @ 4:13 AM :: 1903 Views :: Small Business, Taxes, COVID-19

... Chamber of Commerce Hawaii Launches Petition to Urge Governor Ige to Take Further Action to Help COVID-19 Impacted Local Businesses ....

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Friday, April 3, 2020
Corona Virus: A Time to Return Hawaii to Science-Based Policy
By Joni Kamiya @ 2:28 AM :: 2639 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs, COVID-19

...I recall so many antis marching in Waikiki with those precious N-95 masks and hazmat suits that are needed now....

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Friday, April 3, 2020
How Healthy is Your State’s Rainy Day Fund? -- Hawaii Ranks 39th
By Tax Foundation @ 2:05 AM :: 2041 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

...Hawaii has 4.8% of GDP in its 'Rainy Day Fund'  -- and now its raining....

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Friday, April 3, 2020
A Visual Guide to Unemployment Benefit Claims
By Tax Foundation @ 1:50 AM :: 2315 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

...8.9% of Hawaii's workforce was receiving or filing for unemployment as of March 28, 2020....

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Friday, April 3, 2020
State Economies Most Exposed to Coronavirus
By Selected News Articles @ 12:55 AM :: 1845 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

...It’s led to the closing of scores of non-essential events and businesses, hurting the livelihood of many people....

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Thursday, April 2, 2020
Supreme Court Orders Plan for Mass Release of Criminals Next Week
By News Release @ 8:40 PM :: 1845 Views :: Judiciary, COVID-19

...An initial summary report from the Special Master is due by April 9, 2020....

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Thursday, April 2, 2020
2nd COVID Death in Hawaii
By News Release @ 6:46 PM :: 1341 Views :: COVID-19

...There have been 285 cases of COVID-19 identified in Hawaii. Of those cases, 5% have required hospitalization, and over 80% were residents returning from other areas.... 

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Thursday, April 2, 2020
First Federal COVID Grants Aid Hawaii Homeless, Mass Transit
By Ed Case @ 3:24 PM :: 1681 Views :: Homelessness, COVID-19

...First Federal Emergency Grant Awards to Hawai'i to Address COVID-19 Impacts....

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Thursday, April 2, 2020
States with the Biggest Increase in Unemployment--Hawaii 15th
By Selected News Articles @ 2:49 PM :: 2441 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Small Business, COVID-19

...unemployment claim increases for the week of March 23....

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Thursday, April 2, 2020
OHA urges Governor to increase relief for renters
By News Release @ 10:00 AM :: 2135 Views :: Economy, OHA, Cost of Living, COVID-19

...urging the adoption of additional policies to close critical gaps left by the new federal moratorium on evictions and the state’s recent emergency orders....

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Thursday, April 2, 2020
UHERO: What is the COVID-19 exit strategy?
By UHERO @ 2:35 AM :: 1969 Views :: Economy, Tourism, COVID-19

...Herd Immunity or Containment through Test and Trace?....

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Thursday, April 2, 2020
Mayor Kim Suspends Plastic Bag Ban to Stop Spread of COVID-19
By News Release @ 2:07 AM :: 2351 Views :: Hawaii County , Small Business, COVID-19

...to discourage the introduction of germs or the virus into stores that could be present on personal reusable bags....

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Trump Considering Jones Act Waiver for Oil Industry
By Michael Hansen @ 9:53 PM :: 2144 Views :: Energy, Jones Act, COVID-19

...a temporary waiver of the Jones Act, which would allow more ships to transport oil around the U.S....

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Trump Signs Hawaii Disaster Declaration
By News Release @ 7:32 PM :: 1168 Views :: COVID-19

...ordered Federal assistance to supplement State and local recovery efforts....

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020
258 COVID Cases: 34 New, 11 more recovered
By News Release @ 6:25 PM :: 1499 Views :: COVID-19

...totals as of 12:00 noon on April 1, 2020....

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Restore Open Government in Hawaii
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:21 PM :: 2093 Views :: Ethics, COVID-19

...Common Cause Hawaii sent a letter today to Gov. David Ige and the state's four county mayors, signed by more than 40 groups and individuals, imploring them to restore open government in Hawaii....

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Assisted Suicide lobby using COVID 19 to promote assisting suicides via telehealth.
By Selected News Articles @ 10:07 PM :: 2008 Views :: Health Care, Life, COVID-19

"...As always, we are responding quickly to the needs and opportunities of the times...."

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Government Response to Coronavirus: Blunders & Opportunities
By Video @ 9:02 PM :: 1760 Views :: Ethics, COVID-19

...Dr. Mary J. Ruwart, a well-known research scientist and ethicist discusses how the federal government has handled its response to the Coronavirus....

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Hawaii Records First Corona Death--224 Total Cases
By News Release @ 6:22 PM :: 1364 Views :: COVID-19

...One of the 20 new cases required hospitalization. Three new recoveries were also reported, for a total of 58 recoveries....

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
FDA Approves Use of Malaria Drugs for COVID-19
By News Release @ 12:08 PM :: 2396 Views :: COVID-19

... Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to ship 31M donated doses to states ....

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Monday, March 30, 2020
Economists Expect 140,000 Unemployed
By UHERO @ 11:26 PM :: 1923 Views :: Economy, Tourism, COVID-19

...the job count will average 11% lower than 2019 for the year as a whole, and real income will be more than 3% lower. Visitor arrivals for the year will be down an astounding 41%....

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Monday, March 30, 2020
COVID 19 Source Tracing: The Devil is in the Details
By News Release @ 10:19 PM :: 1366 Views :: COVID-19

...Inside the COVID-19 case investigation process with State Epidemiological Specialist Myra Ching-Lee....

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Monday, March 30, 2020
Maui Companies to Begin Assembling Ventilators
By News Release @ 8:33 PM :: 2145 Views :: Maui County, Small Business, COVID-19

...The ventilators are based on an emergency design developed at the University of Texas at Austin, which is being used nationwide....

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Monday, March 30, 2020
204 Hawaii COVID: 29 New Cases, 10 More Recovered
By News Release @ 7:57 PM :: 1818 Views :: COVID-19

...Hawaii remains one of only two states with zero fatalities....

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Monday, March 30, 2020
VIDEO: Hawaii DoH Official Goes on 10-minute Rant Against Corona Testing
By Video @ 1:13 PM :: 6466 Views :: COVID-19

...Dr Sarah Park, Hawaii State Epidemiologist, goes on a 10-minute rant against testing which must be heard to be believed....

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Monday, March 30, 2020
COVID-19 Media Letter: Transparency is More Important Than Ever
By News Release @ 1:06 PM :: 1820 Views :: Ethics, COVID-19

...We strongly urge government branches and agencies to recommit to, and not retrench from, their duty to include the public in the policy-making process....

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Monday, March 30, 2020
Time For A "Coronavirus Disputes Court?"
By Robert Thomas @ 3:46 AM :: 1937 Views :: Judiciary, COVID-19

...given the magnitude of the potential claims arising out the present situation, one way to bring the takings, commandeering, landlord-tenant, insurance, and other closely-related issues to a quick(er) resolution....

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Sunday, March 29, 2020
COVID: 24 New Cases, 10 More Recover
By News Release @ 6:23 PM :: 1620 Views :: COVID-19

... 175 cases statewide, including 49 who have recovered ....

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Sunday, March 29, 2020
MD: Chloroquine Widely Prescribed against COVID-19
By Video @ 2:55 PM :: 2750 Views :: COVID-19

...If you have COVID-19, ask your doctor for a prescription....

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Saturday, March 28, 2020
COVID: 29 New Cases, 39 Recovered
By News Release @ 11:43 PM :: 1256 Views :: COVID-19

...There have been nearly 7,000 laboratory tests conducted for COVID-19 samples from Hawai‘i with 151 positive results to date....

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Saturday, March 28, 2020
Blood Test Provides Instant COVID Results—Rejected by Hawaii DoH
By Andrew Walden @ 7:17 PM :: 1957 Views :: COVID-19

...The antibody test being used by the million in Britain produces false negatives.  It also produces false positives.  The false negatives are dangerous to the uninformed.  But the false positives are all potential lifesavers....

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Saturday, March 28, 2020
Using Extensive Testing and Geographical Isolation to Mitigate the Coronavirus Crisis in Hawaii
By UHERO @ 6:29 PM :: 1480 Views :: COVID-19

...Hawaii needs to quickly adopt and implement a plan to control and then halt the spread of the coronavirus....

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Saturday, March 28, 2020
COVID Relief Bill Directs Minimum $1.25B to Hawaii
By Ed Case @ 4:32 AM :: 1854 Views :: Economy, COVID-19

...Measure includes critical funds for Hawai‘i workers, families, businesses and health care providers....

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Friday, March 27, 2020
COVID Hawaii: 14 New Cases, 120 Total
By News Release @ 9:15 PM :: 2045 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, COVID-19

...To date, there have been more than 5,800 tests conducted for COVID-19 samples from Hawai‘i with 120 positive results.... 

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Friday, March 27, 2020
Is the Coronavirus as Deadly as They Say?
By Selected News Articles @ 8:49 PM :: 2541 Views :: COVID-19

...Current estimates about the Covid-19 fatality rate may be too high by orders of magnitude....

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Friday, March 27, 2020
Epidemic: US Death Toll tops 24K (but its the flu so ignore this and continue panicking)
By Selected News Articles @ 8:19 PM :: 2306 Views :: COVID-19

...The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has a paradox on its hands....

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Friday, March 27, 2020
Attorney General Uses COVID as Excuse to Do What they Have Been Planning all Along -- Let Lots and Lots of Criminals out of Hawaii Jails
By News Release @ 7:30 PM :: 2010 Views :: Law Enforcement, COVID-19

...Statewide Effort Underway to Identify Certain Inmates for Release from the Prison Population Amid COVID-19 Concerns....

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Friday, March 27, 2020
COVID Recession: Hawaii, Nevada Likely to be Hit Hardest
By Selected News Articles @ 7:21 PM :: 2308 Views :: Economy, Tourism, COVID-19

...More than one in four jobs in Nevada, Hawaii and Wyoming are at risk....

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Friday, March 27, 2020
Let the Sun Shine In!
By Grassroot Institute @ 6:45 PM :: 1972 Views :: Ethics, COVID-19

...As part of his supplemental emergency proclamation, Ige suspended the state’s Sunshine Law, which allows public access to the meetings of government bodies. He also suspended the state’s open records law — the Uniform Information Practices Act — which governs access to public records....

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