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2 men with COVID-19 die on Oahu, bringing Hawaii’s death toll to 14; total coronavirus cases rise by 5 to 601
Both men were over 65 years old and had underlying health conditions. Read more
The Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations announced today that it paid out $44.8 million of federal “plus up” payments over a seven-day period ended Thursday. Read more
VIDEO: Mayor Kirk Caldwell announces public-private partnership for food assistance for recently unemployed
There will be four locations for food assistance, according to a city press release. Read more
WATCH LIVE: State attorney general tells Hawaii Senate Special Committee on COVID-19 that 14-day visitor quarantine may last
Connors said the 14-day quarantine, which is motivated by a health and safety crisis, meets constitutional requirements. More invasive ideas to to tighten quarantine enforcement have been brought up, but they need to be vetted, she said. Read more
More drive-thru testing for COVID-19 is scheduled for Oahu this weekend. Read more
Several media outlets have reported Asian Americans making up a large portion of those in long lines at gun shops in the last two months. Read more
Medical officials in Rio de Janeiro and at least four other major cities have warned that their hospital systems are on the verge of collapse, or already too overwhelmed to take any more patients. Read more
Trump has complained for years that the Postal Service was being exploited by Amazon and other shippers and that was the reason the agency was losing so much money Read more
If approved, his recommendation would end a drama that has rocked the Navy leadership, sent thousands of USS Theodore Roosevelt crew members ashore in Guam for quarantine and impacted the fleet across the Pacific Read more
Hawaii’s largest bank is preparing for a possible wave of loan defaults as the COVID-19 pandemic keeps residents unemployed and businesses shut down. Read more
Mary Nakamura of Hawaii was among the first Americans to receive one of the federal government’s $1,200 stimulus payments designed to help revive an economy flagging from the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more
A tropical disturbance is currently swirling about 750 miles south-southwest of the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula, according to the National Hurricane Center. Read more
The bill is the latest effort by the federal government to help keep afloat businesses that have had to close or dramatically alter their operations as states try to slow the spread of the virus. Read more
First Hawaiian Bank donates first $50K to Meals on Wheels as part of its ‘Aloha for Hawaii’ takeout initiative
First Hawaiian Bank today announced that it made its first donation of $50,000 from its “Aloha for Hawaii” initiative to Hawaii Meals on Wheels. Read more
The Cowboys confirmed the older Prescott’s death in a brief statement. There was no information on how or where Jace Prescott died. Read more
New York retailer charged with hoarding protective equipment, gouging customers amid coronavirus pandemic
Amardeep “Bobby” Singh, 45, was charged with violating the Defense Production Act of 1950 in what authorities described as the first such prosecution during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more
The results depend on where and how the research is done, and it can be difficult to draw firm conclusions from the early findings, experts said. Read more
A transcript of his remarks suggested otherwise. Read more
Kauai Mayor Derek Kawakami joined the COVID-19 Care Conversation today and took viewer questions. Read more
What if the real “invisible enemy” is the enemy from within — America’s very institutions? Read more
Police said the suspect brandished a knife and threatened to physically harm the victim while he demanded his property at about 8:40 p.m. Thursday. Read more