Hawaii hospitals facing staff shortages as omicron cases surge.
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|Hawai‘i hospitals facing staff shortages as omicron cases surge
The head of the Healthcare Association of Hawaii said it’s critical that the Federal Emergency Management Agency approves an urgent request to send 700 supplemental health care workers to Hawai‘i in three waves starting Jan. 10. Star-Advertiser. Hawaii News Now. KHON2.
Lt. Gov Josh Greens calls for booster shot requirements after Hawai‘i sees record high Covid cases
Hawai‘i lawmakers grapple with ruling that bars last-minute bill changes
Commissioner defends redrawn voter maps, saying changes reflect new demographics
An advocate says the state needs to do more to address food insecurity
Jury trials suspended again due to virus surge
Hawai‘i airports see flight cancellations, scores of travel delays
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Here’s How Generational Differences Play a Role in Family Business Succession
In its latest annual survey of family businesses, Honolulu-based Business Consulting Resources discovered a marked generational gap in how family members approach handing over the torch. “Everyone on the team needs to come to the table to see how things can work out as a collective… read more.
|Forecast projects large omicron surge in Hawai‘i over the next week
The Hawai‘i Pandemic Applied Modeling Work Group’s latest forecast shows the most likely scenario is Honolulu hitting 4,000 daily cases and 250 hospitalizations by the new year. KHON2.
Hearing officer calls for closing Red Hill fuel facility to Avert ‘imminent threat’
More Covid-19 tests and vaccinations now available on O‘ahu
Hawaiʻi Convention Center is reopening to large events in January 2022
City working on enforcement for new North Shore beach commercial activity ban
Defense for alleged crime boss Michael Miske says it isn’t getting key evidence against him
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|Gathering limits to tighten: Mayor tests positive for Covid-19; state sees record surge of cases
Indoor gathering restrictions will tighten yet again on the Big Island after Mayor Mitch Roth, along with several thousand other Hawai‘i residents, contracted Covid over the weekend. Tribune-Herald. Star-Advertiser. Big Island Now. Hawaii News Now.
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Thinking About Death Should be Part of Your Life
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|As cases rise, Maui’s mayor eyes more testing — and restrictions
As coronavirus cases rise on the Valley Isle, the mayor says he is looking at reinstating some restrictions and promises to provide more testing for residents. Hawaii News Now.
Residents plan legal action to halt controversial Kā‘anapali Beach restoration plan
State seeks to add parking, showers at Makena park
|Kaua‘i officials: Surge to get worse over New Years
Hawai‘i State Department of Health Kaua‘i District Health Officers said on Monday Covid-19 cases are expected to rise during the holiday week, given the transmissibility of the Omicron variant and the propensity for people to gather in large groups during New Years celebrations. Kauai Now.
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