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Saturday, November 19, 2022
Hawaii's public school enrollment decreased during the pandemic
By Selected News Articles @ 3:18 AM :: 1919 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... Hawaii public schools saw enrollment drop by 4.75% from 2019 to 2022. Meanwhile, charter schools experienced a 1.85% enrollment increase ....

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Monday, November 14, 2022
Feds: COVID Fraudster Shipped Fentanyl to Hawaii
By News Release @ 7:40 PM :: 1835 Views :: Drugs, COVID-19

... Los Angeles Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges for Stealing Nearly $5.5 Million in COVID Jobless Relief and for Drug Trafficking ....

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Thursday, November 10, 2022
Respiratory Syncytial Virus and influenza are increasing in Hawaii
By News Release @ 8:20 PM :: 2080 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, COVID-19

... RSV is a common respiratory virus that usually causes mild, cold-like symptoms ....

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Wednesday, November 2, 2022
Hawaii COVID Spending: $1M for Sea Urchins
By News Release @ 9:58 PM :: 2158 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, COVID-19

... Hawaii spent $1 million on a sea urchin hatchery and $300,000 for an engineering assessment of the now-condemned Aloha Stadium. …

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Sunday, October 23, 2022
An Aiona/Tupa'i administration would not support a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for children.
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 8:45 PM :: 2489 Views :: Education K-12, Republican Party, COVID-19

"...I know many parents are concerned that this recommendation can lead to schools mandating it...."

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Monday, October 10, 2022
‘Economic freedom’ took hit in 2020
By Grassroot Institute @ 11:50 PM :: 1659 Views :: National News, COVID-19

... the United States was less free in 2020 than it was in 2019 ....

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Monday, September 26, 2022
CNHA Terrified of COVID Fraud Investigation
By News Release @ 4:20 PM :: 4067 Views :: Ethics, OHA, COVID-19

... You are bringing the Feds in to get us.  Other corrupt officials may go down ....

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Sunday, September 11, 2022
Hawaii 3rd Highest Unemployment Claims Per Capita
By Selected News Articles @ 1:23 AM :: 1996 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

... 189 Unemployment Claims per 100,000 People in the Labor Force ....

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Saturday, September 10, 2022
​Face masks no longer required at UH after Friday, September 16
By News Release @ 11:48 PM :: 1599 Views :: Higher Education, COVID-19

... The remaining face mask requirements on University of Hawaiʻi campuses and properties will be lifted after Friday, September 16 ....

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Tuesday, August 23, 2022
COVID: Hawaii Lifespan Drop Lowest in USA
By News Release @ 1:14 PM :: 1689 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... From 2019 to 2020, life expectancy declined for all 50 states and D.C., from 0.2 years for Hawaii to 3.0 years for New York ....

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Thursday, August 18, 2022
DoH Survey: Just as Many Concerned about COVID as in 2020
By News Release @ 10:51 AM :: 1759 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... Sixty-nine percent of Kauaʻi households remain very or somewhat concerned about their household members getting sick with COVID-19. This is unchanged from the level of concern reported in the 2020 CASPER survey....

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Friday, August 12, 2022
Ige Approves Emergency Rules to Hire Out-of-State Nurses
By News Release @ 3:28 AM :: 1822 Views :: Health Care, COVID-19

... the rules amend Hawaiʻi Administrative Rules Chapter 16-89, to allow for nurses to practice temporarily ....

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Thursday, August 11, 2022
State Having Hard Time Giving Away Internet Discounts
By News Release @ 6:47 AM :: 1742 Views :: Education K-12, COVID-19

... more than 29,000 households across Hawai‘i are enrolled in the ACP, providing more than $7 million in benefits locally. It is estimated that more than 100,000 Hawai‘i households could qualify ....

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Tuesday, August 9, 2022
Mental Health Pandemic for Youth
By News Release @ 4:52 AM :: 2308 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... overall child well-being--Hawaii Ranks 22nd ....

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Saturday, August 6, 2022
States Where Unemployment Claims Are Decreasing the Most--Hawaii 45th
By Selected News Articles @ 6:19 PM :: 2544 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Tourism, COVID-19

... based on changes in unemployment claims for several key benchmark weeks ....

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022
UH to Require COVID Masks for Fall Semester
By News Release @ 10:56 PM :: 1824 Views :: Higher Education, COVID-19

... Masking continues to be required indoors in classrooms ....

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Sunday, July 31, 2022
We Need an Emergency Declaration for Health Care
By Tom Yamachika @ 6:00 AM :: 1841 Views :: Health Care, COVID-19

... with the current licensing requirements in place the workers won’t be able to work here until they get through a bunch of bureaucratic red tape.  The state of emergency could be used to bypass the licensing requirements ....

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Saturday, July 30, 2022
Emergency orders our newest emergency
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 7:23 PM :: 1664 Views :: COVID-19

... The right way requires the involvement of the Legislature. It might be slower, but it is constitutional, democratic and results in real, lasting change ....

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Friday, July 29, 2022
Tourist Count 89% of Pre-Pandemic, Spending hits 112.3%
By News Release @ 12:22 AM :: 1786 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism, COVID-19

... 842,927 visitors came to the Hawaiian Islands in June, 2022 ....

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Thursday, July 28, 2022
VIDEO: Cayetano, Kahele Hold Joint Press Conference to Question Green Finances
By Video @ 4:35 AM :: 2616 Views :: Democratic Party, Ethics, Politicians, COVID-19

... Where did this money come from? ....

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Sunday, July 24, 2022
With Long COVID Comes Long Emergency Powers
By Tom Yamachika @ 6:00 AM :: 1552 Views :: COVID-19

... In a case named For Our Rights vs. Ige, the Intermediate Court of Appeals held that there was nothing wrong with what the Administration did ....

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Saturday, July 23, 2022
COVID Unemployment Recovery -- Hawaii 48th
By Selected News Articles @ 9:08 PM :: 1914 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... Changes in Unemployment Rate by State ....

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Friday, July 22, 2022
Ige Renews COVID Emergency Declaration for Food Stamps
By News Release @ 10:38 PM :: 1584 Views :: COVID-19

... the disaster emergency relief period shall continue through September 20, 2022, or until terminated by a separate proclamation, or until the national public health emergency period related to the COVID-19 pandemic terminates ....

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Friday, July 15, 2022
Governor comes through on ‘gut and replace’ but disappoints on emergency powers reform
By Grassroot Institute @ 1:18 AM :: 1760 Views :: Hawaii State Government, COVID-19

... Gov. Ige vetoed HB1147, which the Legislature approved via an illegal practice, but also vetoed SB3089, which was a setback for liberty ....

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Thursday, July 14, 2022
DOH: Masking optional in updated school guidance
By Video @ 12:36 PM :: 1759 Views :: Education K-12, COVID-19

... HIDOH provides revised guidance effective Aug. 1 ....

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Sunday, July 10, 2022
Emergency powers reform tops ‘veto list’ discussion
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 1:54 AM :: 1726 Views :: Hawaii State Government, COVID-19

... Ige has until July 12th to veto ....

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Sunday, July 3, 2022
Support emergency powers reform in spirit of July 4th
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 10:55 PM :: 1525 Views :: Hawaii State Government, COVID-19

... Earlier this week, Gov. David Ige announced his “intent to veto” SB3089, a bill that aims to reform the state’s emergency powers law ....

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Thursday, June 30, 2022
Honolulu Rail: $9.9 Billion to Go Nowhere
By Selected News Articles @ 2:00 AM :: 2673 Views :: Rail, COVID-19

... the state of Hawaii has released a report explaining why the rail project will fail no matter where it goes or how much it costs ....

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022
SB3089: Ige Threatens Veto of Emergency Powers Reform
By Grassroot Institute @ 5:26 AM :: 1702 Views :: Hawaii State Government, COVID-19

... SB3089 would ensure checks and balances during times of emergency ....

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Monday, June 27, 2022
How Many Anti-Vaxxers at Your School?
By News Release @ 4:35 PM :: 2750 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, COVID-19

... A Map of Regressive Progressives:  School by school data shows anti-vaxxers concentrated in areas known for anti-GMO and anti-Superferry protests ....

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Tuesday, June 21, 2022
COVID Unemployment Bounce Back? Hawaii 48th
By Selected News Articles @ 3:34 AM :: 1997 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... In May, there were notable gains in sectors including leisure and hospitality but Hawaii still lags ....

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Monday, June 20, 2022
UHERO Study Looks at Current COVID Surge in Hawaii
By UHERO @ 7:13 AM :: 1556 Views :: COVID-19

... almost 1 in 3 adults in Hawai‘i infected with COVID-19 experience Long-COVID ....

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Thursday, June 16, 2022
Hawaii Best Health Care During COVID
By News Release @ 6:30 AM :: 1838 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, COVID-19

... Hawaii and Massachusetts top the 2022 State Scorecard rankings, based on overall performance across 56 measures of health care access and quality, service use and cost, health disparities, and health outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 ....

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Tuesday, June 14, 2022
How much profit are private labs earning from PCR testing?
By UHERO @ 12:00 PM :: 2210 Views :: Economy, Health Care, COVID-19

“...In many concentrated insurance markets such as Hawaiʻi, insurers have few incentives to negotiate lower prices. They can easily pass these costs onto premiums without losing market share....”

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Tuesday, June 7, 2022
2022 State of the States Municipal Credit Report -- Hawaii Moves out of Basement
By News Release @ 9:19 PM :: 2012 Views :: Economy, Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... Hawaii improved significantly in 2021 after initially being hard hit by the pandemic ....

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Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Biden Admin Claims Hawaii is Economic Success Story
By News Release @ 2:07 PM :: 2139 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

"...In the largest sector (government), the Hawaii economy added 400 jobs between January 2021 and April 2022...."

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Monday, June 6, 2022
Hawaii Most Dangerous State for COVID-19 Right Now
By Selected News Articles @ 4:13 AM :: 1817 Views :: COVID-19

... On a per capita basis, the Aloha State reported 88.7 average daily cases per 100,000 people, the most of any state ....

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Friday, May 27, 2022
How COVID-19 Models Shaped Hawaii Lockdown Policy
By News Release @ 4:30 AM :: 1748 Views :: Higher Education, COVID-19

... By 2021, the team relied on the locally tailored model developed by UH Mānoa Professor Monique Chyba ....

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Thursday, May 26, 2022
Hawaii Highest COVID Rate in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 2:26 PM :: 1947 Views :: COVID-19

... 71 new cases per 100,000 people over the last two weeks ....

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Friday, May 20, 2022
Unemployment Bounce Back? Hawaii Ranks 48th
By Selected News Articles @ 7:45 PM :: 1771 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

... Recovery from Unemployment (2022 April vs 2020 January) -- Hawaii 51st ....

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Thursday, May 19, 2022
COVID Cut Hawaii Marriage Rate 48%
By Selected News Articles @ 3:37 PM :: 2318 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics, Tourism, COVID-19

... of the 50 states, Hawaii saw the largest decline in marriage rate, dropping from 14.2-per-1,000 residents in 2019 to 7.4 in 2020 ....

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Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Hilo Man Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Paycheck Protection and Disaster Loan Programs
By News Release @ 2:41 AM :: 1739 Views :: Law Enforcement, COVID-19

... $937,575 ....

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Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Survey: How Should Honolulu Spend COVID Money?
By News Release @ 2:32 AM :: 1574 Views :: Honolulu County, COVID-19

...Community invited to provide input on Economic and Workforce Development through community engagement survey....

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Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Study: 67% of Hawaii 'Work-from-Home' Employees Drinking on the Job
By News Release @ 4:03 AM :: 2128 Views :: Drugs, COVID-19

... Residents of Hawaii are most likely to drink at home during working hours, while Arkansans are least likely ....

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Sunday, May 15, 2022
UHERO: Effects of COVID-19 vaccine mandates on Hawaii Businesses
By UHERO @ 8:02 PM :: 1776 Views :: Small Business, COVID-19

... on September 13, 2021, the counties of Honolulu and Maui mandated that customers and employees provide proof of full vaccination or a recent negative COVID-19 test ....

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Tuesday, May 10, 2022
COVID-19 infection rates soaring in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 9:38 PM :: 2668 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... on Oahu 2,107 new cases, +74% change from previous week ....

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Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Grassroot Institute: Legislative Session in Review
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 5:12 AM :: 1551 Views :: Hawaii State Government, COVID-19

... bills to sign or veto ....

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Monday, May 9, 2022
COVID rules being lifted, but don’t cheer yet
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:58 PM :: 1490 Views :: COVID-19

... these restrictions can easily be reinstated with the stroke of a pen because our state’s emergency-management law has not changed ....

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Saturday, May 7, 2022
Hawaii GE Tax Bites in to 94% of Personal Income
By Tax Foundation @ 2:03 AM :: 1972 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes, COVID-19

... Hawaii’s GE Tax base has historically exceeded 100 percent of personal income but took a hit as the island’s economic profile changed during the pandemic ....

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Saturday, May 7, 2022
DoH: 100% of Oahu Seniors Vaccinated
By News Release @ 1:40 AM :: 2012 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... According to the State Department of Health, 100.0% of those 65 years and older on O‘ahu have completed their initial series of COVID-19 vaccination ....

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