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Accessed on 13 March 2020, 1610 UTC, Post 20414.
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NEW YORK Seven weeks have passed since the first U.S. case of coronavirus was announced, and the government is failing to account for what could be thousands of additional infections because of ongoing problems with testing.
Hawaii Islands long-term nursing and care facilities have implemented unified no-visitor policies in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The County Council has nothing but aloha for a $103 million bond measure to raise money for road construction.
The public is advised that the University of Hawaii at Hilos campus gates on Nowelo Street will be closed from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., 7 days a week, effective today. The gates are located makai (oceanside) of the Nowelo Street and Aohoku Place intersection, and makai of the Nowelo Street bridge near the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resource Management building.
The 2020 Merrie Monarch Festival has been cancelled due to concerns about the COVID-19 coronavirus, according to a post this afternoon on its Facebook page.
Disneyland and California Adventure in Anaheim, California, will temporarily be closed starting Saturday because of the coronavirus outbreak, Disney announced today.
The University of Hawaii at Hilo is cancelling mainland road trips for its sports teams due to concerns about the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
Princess Cruises will suspend all cruise operations for two months in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, which infected passengers on two of its ships earlier this year.
University of Hawaii campuses will make the move to online classes effective March 23 out of concerns for safety amid the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, President David Lassner said today.
A one-way traffic pattern for a portion of Kalanianaole Avenue will go into effect March 23 as part of ongoing road work.
While there has still been no confirmed case of COVID-19 infection on the Big Island, that hasnt stopped shortages of vital hygiene and cleaning supplies from frustrating shoppers.
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