Hawaii’s homeless residents will go uncounted this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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|Hawai‘i’s homeless population will go uncounted this year
While the number of unsheltered people is expected to rise, the annual Point in Time Count that surveys the population has been called off because of the pandemic. Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Tribune-
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|First mass vaccination to kick off on Monday
About 1,000 people are scheduled for shots when Hawai‘i’s first mass COVID-19 vaccination site opens at Honolulu’s Pier 2 cruise ship terminal. Appointments were given to seniors 75 and older, first responders and front-line essential workers. Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Hawaii News Now. KITV4.
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|Hawai‘i Island has fewer than half the doctors it needs — and the shortage is getting worse
New data from the John A. Burns School of Medicine says Hawaiʻi County has the state’s largest shortage, with less than half of the doctors needed to properly serve the population. The shortage could grow to 72% by 2030. Hawai‘i Public Radio.
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|Maui residents question why mainland visitors are getting vaccinated in the Islands
Some residents are furious after it was revealed that vaccines are going to visitors. Hawaii News Now.
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