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Top Story: Prince Charles, heir to the British Throne, has tested positive for the coronavirus.
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Accessed on 25 March 2020, 1535 UTC, Post 20488.
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Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, has tested positive for the new coronavirus, his office said Wednesday. Read more
In a statement, Gov. David Ige’s office said that Green has not been banned from new conferences and meetings. Read more
Health Department Director Bruce Anderson said the test was done by a private laboratory and the results were determined to be inconclusive. Read more
Schools Superintendent Christina Kishimoto said, “We will be teleworking. We will be providing breakfast and lunch.” Read more
The allegations have triggered an intense public uproar and soul-searching over a culture that critics say is lenient about sexual violence and continuously fails the victims. Read more
He has since recovered, and as someone who felt he had been close to death, vowed to spread awareness. Read more
A one-time payment of $1,200 per adult and $500 per child would go directly to the public. Read more
The City and County of Honolulu has reversed its decision to close its more than 300 parks restrooms around the island after various groups who advocate for the homeless urged its officials to keep them open. Read more
VIDEO: Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell announces initiatives to make takeout, delivery services more accessible
Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell is providing some parking concessions for both brick-and-mortar and food wagon eateries. Read more
The Halekulani Corp. issued a statement this morning saying that in response to Gov. David Ige’s state mandate of a 14-day quarantine to all visitors to the state and statewide restrictions on movements and activities, along with Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s shelter-in-place orders for everyone on Oahu, it has decided to shutter the properties temporarily. Read more
The short-lived watch was in effect for about an hour this evening. Read more
The latest cases includes the state’s first fatality from the virus, which was announced Monday night. However, officials said today that they were revaluating the results from that case to verify that coronavirus was the actual cause of death in the person who had underlying conditions. Read more
The move became a mere formality after the Panthers made it clear last week they were moving on from Newton by giving him permission to seek a trade and then agreeing to a three-year, $63 million contract with free agent quarterback Teddy Bridgewater about 90 minutes later. Read more
The Honolulu Department of Customer Services announced today it will suspend all in-person transactions starting Wednesday to comply with new mandates due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Read more
The Queens Health Systems this afternoon put out a public call for donations of personal protective equipmentfor its medical personnel during this pandemic. Read more
Maui Health officials said they are working closely with the Health Department “to ensure that patients, employees, family, friends, and anyone who has been in close contact are screened.” Read more
“I’m here to support Derek, but this journey is more about me trying to find out how I can become the best player that I can be,” Mariota told the Star-Advertiser from California. Read more
Salvation Army, in emergency response mode for coronavirus outbreak, seeking donations of hygiene products
The Salvation Army Hawaiian & Pacific Islands today requested donations of hygiene products at their various corps and programs statewide to provide emergency disaster services for the COVID-19 outbreak in Hawaii. Read more
Windward Mall in Kaneohe has announced that all non-essential business tenants have temporarily closed due to state and county mandates issued in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more
The ship, which normally can carry about 700 passengers, is visible just off Oahu. Read more
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