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Premier Medical Group, with the support of the county, Bay Clinic and HOPE Services, will offer a drive-through COVID-19 screening and testing clinic from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, April 19, at the Ho‘olulu Complex in Hilo.
The state health director told lawmakers this morning only five new cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus were reported in the past day, bringing Hawaii’s total cases at 504.
The Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers they have several options to schedule and pay federal taxes electronically that are due on July 15.
Editor’s note: This is the second article in a two-part series examining some of the challenges teachers, parents and students are facing amid the coronavirus pandemic and the statewide closure of schools.
For Honokaa, Gov. David Ige’s stay-at-home order due to the COVID-19 pandemic has been devastating.
Although Easter marks one of the most joyous days of the year for Christians, churches around the world will largely be empty of celebration today.
Geographical distance and internet connectivity are two barriers educators in some Hawaii Island schools are facing as teaching moves out of the classroom amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, school administrators say.
Editor’s note: This is the first article in a two-part series examining some of the challenges teachers, parents and students are facing amid the coronavirus pandemic and the statewide closure of schools. Today’s stories feature teachers and administrators. Monday’s story will feature students and parents.
The Holiday Inn Express in Kailua-Kona has been repurposed into a homeless shelter amid Gov. David Ige’s stay-at-home order.
Three people accused of burglarizing homes during the COVID-19 emergency include a felony probationer who allegedly traded a pilfered generator for heroin and a couple busted after driving with an allegedly stolen fishing cooler protruding from an open door of their car.
Mayor Harry Kim signed an emergency rule Friday shutting down transient vacation rentals for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic emergency.
After weeks of confusion, Hawaii County officials confirmed this week that county parks will remain closed for the duration of the COVID-19 lockdown.