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Hawaii schools prepare for furloughs

Hawaii educators are among state employees facing monthly furloughs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Views expressed in this Hawaii Island News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Content provided by the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald.”

Accessed on 13 December 2020, 1325 UTC, Post 22,014.

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State schools preparing for furloughs

Hawaii’s educators are among state employees facing monthly furloughs in the new year as the state continues to grapple with the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.

U.S. advisory panel endorses widespread use of Pfizer’s vaccine

WASHINGTON — A U.S. government advisory panel endorsed widespread use of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine today, putting the country just one step away from launching an epic vaccination campaign against the outbreak that has killed close to 300,000 Americans.

Chinese Americans who served in WWII honored by Congress

WASHINGTON — Seventy-five years after World War II ended, Congress is honoring thousands of Chinese Americans who served the United States in the war, earning citations for heroism — including the Medal of Honor — despite discrimination that included limits on numbers allowed in the U.S.

Poll: Fewer than half of Hawaii residents plan to be vacciniated

Fewer than half of Hawaii residents currently plan to take a COVID-19 vaccine when one becomes available, according to a University of Hawaii poll released this week.

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Russ Roberts

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Retired News director of Pacific Radio Group Radio Stations on Hawaii-the Big Island. I have more than 40 years of broadcast experience, including positons at KTUH-FM (UH-Manoa), KPOI-FM (Honolulu). KHLO-AM (Hilo), KKBG-FM (KBIG-FM)(Hilo/Kona), KAPA-FM (Hilo-Kona). Native-FM (Hilo-Kona), and ESPN Hawaii (Hilo-Kona). Former University of Hawaii-Hilo librarian. Retired Air Force Officer. Amatuer (Ham) Radio operator since 1977 (currently holds the Amateur Extra Class License from the FCC-KH6JRM).... Can read, write, and speak Russian. Retired on 30 September 2011, but still maintains a Hawaii Island News Blog.

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