President Biden stops in Hawaii following whirlwind trip to Asia.
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Biden stops in Hawai‘i following whirlwind Asia trip
President Biden on Wednesday made a brief stop in Hawai‘i on the way back to the nation’s capital so that Air Force One could refuel. The President greeted Gov. David Ige and his wife on the tarmac along with other dignitaries and service members.
Maui healthcare workers hosting a rally to call for fair wages
Maui Health System workers say they will be pushing for higher paying wages to increase nursing retention rates and offer work-life balance. MHS employees have teamed up with the United Nurses and Health Care Employees of Hawaii to negotiate a wage increase with MHS management.
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Hawai‘i records 1,049 new Covid-19 cases, 6 more deaths
The six new deaths bring the state’s coronavirus-related death toll since the start of the pandemic to 1,722. The deaths reported this week included a boy under 18 years old on Hawai‘i Island who had been hospitalized.
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