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COVID-19 Safety Net

Two “anchors” of COVID-19 Safety Net ending, affecting millions of persons.

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

Accessed on 06 September 2021, 1252 UTC, Post 23,438.

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Two anchors of COVID safety net ending, affecting millions

WASHINGTON — Mary Taboniar went 15 months without a paycheck, thanks to the COVID pandemic. A housekeeper at the Hilton Hawaiian Village resort in Honolulu, the single mother of two saw her income completely vanish as the virus devastated the hospitality industry.

Police towing fewer cars under ‘Aliyah’s Law’

The author of Aliyah’s Law, a Hawaii County ordinance enacted in 2012 that allows police to order a vehicle towed at the driver’s expense, is questioning the implementation of the law named after a 17-month-old toddler killed in fatal 2009 drunken driving crash.

Hawaii health care workers decry lack of COVID mandates

HONOLULU — Health care workers in Hawaii say a lack of government action is worsening an already crippling surge of coronavirus cases in the islands, and without effective policy changes the state’s limited hospitals could face a grim crisis.

Lawmakers to DHHL: Don’t clear protesters

Although the state Department of Hawaiian Home Lands had planned a sweep of individuals who continue to occupy the area around the Maunakea Access Road, three Hawaii lawmakers have formally asked the department chair to explore possibilities that would permit the protesters to remain on the mountain.

Parolees must be vaccinated

Starting today, the Hawaii Paroling Authority will require eligible inmates to be fully vaccinated prior to their release on parole.

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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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