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|COPING WITH COVID-19|
|The Future of Hawai‘i Health Care Is Now – Part I
Among the many changes accelerated by COVID-19 is the widespread use of telemedicine, which increases access and, hopefully, will reduce costs. But increased use of telemedicine will also require changes in training, reimbursements, regulations and more. Hawaii Business Magazine.
Q&A on the Local Construction Industry
Challenges Facing Nonprofits
Virtual Interviews with Business Leaders on COVID-19
|Governor Ige says state is not ready to ease stay-at-home restrictions
Hawaiʻi is reporting just four new COVID-19 cases on Monday ― in more strong evidence that the state’s stay-at-home order is working to stop the spread of the virus. But the governor has indicated he’s going to extend the stay-at-home order beyond April 30, while easing some restrictions and potentially deeming more businesses “essential,” allowing them to reopen. Hawaii News Now. Honolulu Star-Advertiser. KHON2.
Leadership team charged with reopening & recovery presents plan
Bank of Hawaii sets aside $33.6M for possible loan defaults amid coronavirus shutdown
Hawaiian Airlines to get $650M in federal aid to continue operating
Extra $600 unemployment payments begin showing up for those receiving benefits
Officials say Hawaiʻi’s farmers need help
4 new coronavirus cases reported Monday
Will renewable energy projects be disrupted by COVID-19?
Coworking Spaces Adapt to COVID-19 Crisis
Coworking spaces are designed to foster innovation. So it is no surprise that these three local collaborative communities pivoted in creative ways when their local brick-and-mortar locations were restricted by social distancing rules… read more.
|Plans for walk-in COVID-19 testing for Oʻahu homeless scrapped
It was touted as a gamechanger – Honolulu’s one-stop-shop solution to testing thousands of residents living on the streets and in shelters. But city housing director Marc Alexander says mass testing at the new Medical Triage and Quarantine Center in Iwilei wasn’t practical, especially with other options available now. KITV4.
No walking or running on Oʻahu beaches
Fire Department acquires land for new Waialua station
Kaimukī businesses convince city to postpone renovation of municipal parking lot. A major parking lot renovation in Kaimukī has been rescheduled for January 2021 after business owners — already struggling amid the pandemic — complained. Hawaii News Now.
RKT Media: April Rundown
From the grand opening of Bank of Hawaii’s New Iwilei Branch, to the groundbreaking ceremony for Alaka’i Development’s new rental community in West Oʻahu, get caught up on some of the stories you may have missed… watch video.
|Cluster of cases associated with Kona fast-food eateries remains at 30
A total of 18 McDonald’s employees and 12 household members have tested positive for the novel coronavirus since the first week of April, said Health Director Dr. Bruce Anderson. West Hawaii Today.
Effectively Branding Your Company Now
In this first stage we’ve all experienced skepticism, confusion and denial. As brands consider what to do during this crisis, the ones that will likely come out stronger are those that put people over profits, remain authentic and transparent, and respond to the needs of their communities… read more.
|Victorino wants beach exercise to be allowed Mayor Michael Victorino on Sunday continued to reach out to Gov. David Ige to allow beach exercise after Ige on Friday issued emergency rule updates that closed all beaches statewide to running, walking and any activity other than gaining access to the ocean in an effort to further the spread of the coronavirus. Maui News.
Liquor commission investigating Maui Brewing Co. for hand sanitizer giveaways
|Clarification sought on Governor’s new rules
Mayor Derek Kawakami said on Friday his office is working to clarify Governor David Ige’s order to close beaches statewide, as well as the other rules enacted through the governor’s fifth supplementary proclamation. At 6 p.m. on Monday, a County of Kaua‘i spokesperson said they’ve pursued clarifications on that order and are awaiting response from the Governor’s office. Garden Island.
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