Governor Ige has reinstated job-search requirement for unemployed.
Views expressed in this Hawaii State News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
Content supplied by the “Honolulu Star-Advertiser” and the Associated Press.
Accessed on 21 May 2021, 0440 UTC, Post 22,915.
Please click link or scroll down to read your selections.
VIDEO: Ige reinstates job-search requirement for the unemployed, continues extra $300 in weekly jobless aid
Gov. David Ige announced today that the state is reinstating rules that require people to search for work in order to qualify for unemployment benefits. The change will begin Sunday, May 30. Read more
A recording at the state call center phone number says callers should “call their local office for assistance,” but does not give the local numbers nor any information on where to find them. Read more
Halau Ku Mana, a Hawaiian immersion school in Makiki, decided to name him Loli‘i, which means relaxed, at ease, without worry, carefree or to lie at ease. Read more
Can dogs play a role in the fight against COVID-19? Assistance Dogs of Hawaii believes they can. Read more
No new coronavirus-related fatalities were reported today so the statewide death toll remains at 492. Read more
Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris thanked Democratic and Republican lawmakers for joining together to pass the legislation. Read more
A foundation launched by prominent Asian American business leaders earlier this month said today it has raised more than $1 billion to support Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. Read more
The virus outbreak sent a number of people to the hospital, one of whom died on Sunday. Read more
The hikers safely exited the trail by foot with the assistance of firefighters shortly after 8:15 p.m. Read more
Experts say the gap reflects a multitude of factors, including political leanings, religious beliefs, and education and income levels. Read more
Ronald Greene’s death is under investigation by the FBI and other federal agencies. Read more
Over the last year, more than 6,600 anti-Asian hate incidents have been recorded nationwide, according to the nonprofit Stop AAPI Hate. Read more
So far, there’s no indication that charges are looming. Trump has continued to decry the whole thing as a “witch hunt.” Read more
The case involves a business dispute over the purchase of nitrile gloves, critical personal protective equipment during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more
Across the country, thrift stores have been flooded by household items, the offerings of people who have been homebound for months and are eager to clear out some of their possessions. Read more
The Trump administration Justice Department secretly obtained the 2017 phone records of a CNN correspondent, the network said in revealing the existence of another apparent leak investigation. Read more
Some workers have taken to social media to cheer, but many others protested. Read more
Congress has voted to let large cruise ships sail directly from Washington state to Alaska without stopping in Canada, a step that could clear the way for cruises later this year. Read more
A report from the inquiry said Martin Bashir acted in a deceitful way and breached BBC rules by mocking up fake bank statements and showing them to Charles Spencer to gain access to the princess. Read more
The central question gripping Wall Street is whether the burst of inflation hitting the economy as it recovers from the pandemic is just temporary or the start of a real problem. Read more
The step comes amid uncertainty over whether the Biden administration will force the sale of the popular short video service’s U.S. arm. Read more