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Increased risk of COVID-19 infection

Report finds Hawaii food service staff at risk of highly transmissible delta variant.

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

Accessed on 03 September 2021, 1346 UTC, Post 23,422.

Content provided by “Honolulu Star-Advertiser” and Associated Press.


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Doctor spars with Hawaii lawmakers over COVID-19 stance

Dr. Lorrin Pang, the state’s health director for Maui, is striking back against state lawmakers who last week called for him to be fired over his involvement with a group that has been spreading misinformation about COVID-19 and vaccines and statements that he made to the media supporting the use of controversial drugs ivermectin and hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19.


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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