The federal PUA funds will help the self-employed, independent contractors, gig workers, and freelancers.
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The PUA federal funds offer support for self- employed, independent contractors, gig economy workers and freelancers. Read more
Gov. David Ige announced today that the state will begin reopening the economy in phases, starting Friday with a limited number of businesses suggested by the county mayors. Read more
The 27th RIMPAC will be held Aug. 17-31, instead of its usual late-June-to-July schedule. Read more
A total 516 patients have recovered since the start of the outbreak, with health officials reporting 11 new recoveries today. Read more
The businesses are among the majority of “non-essential” activities that were prohibited following Caldwell’s stay-at-home, work-from-home order that took effect March 23. Read more
Police said the suspects took money and fled after threatening a 75-year-old man with the drill. Read more
California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s idea to reopen schools as soon as late July is sparking questions about what classrooms will look like, how students and teachers will interact and whether schools have the money or infrastructure to pull it off. Read more
LeBron James is putting together an all-star event to honor and celebrate the high school class of 2020, which has had its graduation season upended by the coronavirus pandemic. Read more
The response from the federal Bureau of Prisons to the growing coronavirus crisis has raised alarm among advocates and lawmakers about whether the agency is doing enough to ensure the safety of nearly 150,000 inmates in federal facilities. Read more
Biden’s campaign has denied the allegation from his former Senate staffer, Tara Reade, who has said Biden assaulted her in the basement of a Capitol Hill office building in the 1990s. Read more
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the leading public health expert on President Donald Trump’s coronavirus task force, said this week that it might be very difficult for major sports in the United States to return to action this year. Read more
The Hawaii Tourism Authority reported today that 494 trans-Pacific passengers arrived on Tuesday, including 121 visitors and 177 residents. Read more
Police said the suspect was arrested on Lualualei Homestead Road around 4:10 a.m. Tuesday after a 59-year-old man was shot. Read more
Big meatpacking companies said they welcomed President Donald Trump’s executive order requiring them to stay open, but unions, some employees and Democrats questioned whether workers could be kept safe. Read more
West Virginia churches, small businesses and restaurants with outdoor seating are set to reopen next week as the state reached a coronavirus testing benchmark that Gov. Jim Justice recently loosened. Read more
The administration says its cautionary guidance issued 45 days ago has been incorporated into recommendations given to the states on how they can begin gradually easing restrictions and reopening their economies. Read more
Having a treatment could have a profound effect on the global pandemic, especially because health officials say any vaccine is likely a year or more away. Read more
Positive identification of the victim is pending. Read more
Kuliouou house fire leaves man in critical condition; woman, toddler and infant in serious condition
The fire occurred at a residence at Kuliouou Road at about 11:40 p.m. Read more
The so-called NIL rules, when passed, would permit athletes to receive compensation for third party endorsements both related to and separate from athletics. Read more
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