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Monday, September 26, 2022
CNHA Terrified of COVID Fraud Investigation
By News Release @ 4:20 PM :: 1422 Views :: Ethics, OHA, COVID-19

... You are bringing the Feds in to get us.  Other corrupt officials may go down ....

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Sunday, September 11, 2022
Hawaii 3rd Highest Unemployment Claims Per Capita
By Selected News Articles @ 1:23 AM :: 528 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

... 189 Unemployment Claims per 100,000 People in the Labor Force ....

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Saturday, September 10, 2022
​Face masks no longer required at UH after Friday, September 16
By News Release @ 11:48 PM :: 493 Views :: Higher Education, COVID-19

... The remaining face mask requirements on University of Hawaiʻi campuses and properties will be lifted after Friday, September 16 ....

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Tuesday, August 23, 2022
COVID: Hawaii Lifespan Drop Lowest in USA
By News Release @ 1:14 PM :: 766 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... From 2019 to 2020, life expectancy declined for all 50 states and D.C., from 0.2 years for Hawaii to 3.0 years for New York ....

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Thursday, August 18, 2022
DoH Survey: Just as Many Concerned about COVID as in 2020
By News Release @ 10:51 AM :: 818 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... Sixty-nine percent of Kauaʻi households remain very or somewhat concerned about their household members getting sick with COVID-19. This is unchanged from the level of concern reported in the 2020 CASPER survey....

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Friday, August 12, 2022
Ige Approves Emergency Rules to Hire Out-of-State Nurses
By News Release @ 3:28 AM :: 804 Views :: Health Care, COVID-19

... the rules amend Hawaiʻi Administrative Rules Chapter 16-89, to allow for nurses to practice temporarily ....

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Thursday, August 11, 2022
State Having Hard Time Giving Away Internet Discounts
By News Release @ 6:47 AM :: 815 Views :: Education K-12, COVID-19

... more than 29,000 households across Hawai‘i are enrolled in the ACP, providing more than $7 million in benefits locally. It is estimated that more than 100,000 Hawai‘i households could qualify ....

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Tuesday, August 9, 2022
Mental Health Pandemic for Youth
By News Release @ 4:52 AM :: 754 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... overall child well-being--Hawaii Ranks 22nd ....

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Saturday, August 6, 2022
States Where Unemployment Claims Are Decreasing the Most--Hawaii 45th
By Selected News Articles @ 6:19 PM :: 871 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Tourism, COVID-19

... based on changes in unemployment claims for several key benchmark weeks ....

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022
UH to Require COVID Masks for Fall Semester
By News Release @ 10:56 PM :: 842 Views :: Higher Education, COVID-19

... Masking continues to be required indoors in classrooms ....

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Sunday, July 31, 2022
We Need an Emergency Declaration for Health Care
By Tom Yamachika @ 6:00 AM :: 763 Views :: Health Care, COVID-19

... with the current licensing requirements in place the workers won’t be able to work here until they get through a bunch of bureaucratic red tape.  The state of emergency could be used to bypass the licensing requirements ....

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Saturday, July 30, 2022
Emergency orders our newest emergency
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 7:23 PM :: 890 Views :: COVID-19

... The right way requires the involvement of the Legislature. It might be slower, but it is constitutional, democratic and results in real, lasting change ....

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Friday, July 29, 2022
Tourist Count 89% of Pre-Pandemic, Spending hits 112.3%
By News Release @ 12:22 AM :: 739 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism, COVID-19

... 842,927 visitors came to the Hawaiian Islands in June, 2022 ....

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Thursday, July 28, 2022
VIDEO: Cayetano, Kahele Hold Joint Press Conference to Question Green Finances
By Video @ 4:35 AM :: 1068 Views :: Democratic Party, Ethics, Politicians, COVID-19

... Where did this money come from? ....

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Sunday, July 24, 2022
With Long COVID Comes Long Emergency Powers
By Tom Yamachika @ 6:00 AM :: 837 Views :: COVID-19

... In a case named For Our Rights vs. Ige, the Intermediate Court of Appeals held that there was nothing wrong with what the Administration did ....

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Saturday, July 23, 2022
COVID Unemployment Recovery -- Hawaii 48th
By Selected News Articles @ 9:08 PM :: 765 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... Changes in Unemployment Rate by State ....

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Friday, July 22, 2022
Ige Renews COVID Emergency Declaration for Food Stamps
By News Release @ 10:38 PM :: 815 Views :: COVID-19

... the disaster emergency relief period shall continue through September 20, 2022, or until terminated by a separate proclamation, or until the national public health emergency period related to the COVID-19 pandemic terminates ....

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Friday, July 15, 2022
Governor comes through on ‘gut and replace’ but disappoints on emergency powers reform
By Grassroot Institute @ 1:18 AM :: 813 Views :: Hawaii State Government, COVID-19

... Gov. Ige vetoed HB1147, which the Legislature approved via an illegal practice, but also vetoed SB3089, which was a setback for liberty ....

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Thursday, July 14, 2022
DOH: Masking optional in updated school guidance
By Video @ 12:36 PM :: 778 Views :: Education K-12, COVID-19

... HIDOH provides revised guidance effective Aug. 1 ....

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Sunday, July 10, 2022
Emergency powers reform tops ‘veto list’ discussion
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 1:54 AM :: 781 Views :: Hawaii State Government, COVID-19

... Ige has until July 12th to veto ....

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Sunday, July 3, 2022
Support emergency powers reform in spirit of July 4th
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 10:55 PM :: 698 Views :: Hawaii State Government, COVID-19

... Earlier this week, Gov. David Ige announced his “intent to veto” SB3089, a bill that aims to reform the state’s emergency powers law ....

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Thursday, June 30, 2022
Honolulu Rail: $9.9 Billion to Go Nowhere
By Selected News Articles @ 2:00 AM :: 1620 Views :: Rail, COVID-19

... the state of Hawaii has released a report explaining why the rail project will fail no matter where it goes or how much it costs ....

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022
SB3089: Ige Threatens Veto of Emergency Powers Reform
By Grassroot Institute @ 5:26 AM :: 770 Views :: Hawaii State Government, COVID-19

... SB3089 would ensure checks and balances during times of emergency ....

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Monday, June 27, 2022
How Many Anti-Vaxxers at Your School?
By News Release @ 4:35 PM :: 1428 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, COVID-19

... A Map of Regressive Progressives:  School by school data shows anti-vaxxers concentrated in areas known for anti-GMO and anti-Superferry protests ....

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Tuesday, June 21, 2022
COVID Unemployment Bounce Back? Hawaii 48th
By Selected News Articles @ 3:34 AM :: 824 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... In May, there were notable gains in sectors including leisure and hospitality but Hawaii still lags ....

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Monday, June 20, 2022
UHERO Study Looks at Current COVID Surge in Hawaii
By UHERO @ 7:13 AM :: 849 Views :: COVID-19

... almost 1 in 3 adults in Hawai‘i infected with COVID-19 experience Long-COVID ....

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Thursday, June 16, 2022
Hawaii Best Health Care During COVID
By News Release @ 6:30 AM :: 765 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, COVID-19

... Hawaii and Massachusetts top the 2022 State Scorecard rankings, based on overall performance across 56 measures of health care access and quality, service use and cost, health disparities, and health outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 ....

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Tuesday, June 14, 2022
How much profit are private labs earning from PCR testing?
By UHERO @ 12:00 PM :: 962 Views :: Economy, Health Care, COVID-19

“...In many concentrated insurance markets such as Hawaiʻi, insurers have few incentives to negotiate lower prices. They can easily pass these costs onto premiums without losing market share....”

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Tuesday, June 7, 2022
2022 State of the States Municipal Credit Report -- Hawaii Moves out of Basement
By News Release @ 9:19 PM :: 727 Views :: Economy, Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... Hawaii improved significantly in 2021 after initially being hard hit by the pandemic ....

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Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Biden Admin Claims Hawaii is Economic Success Story
By News Release @ 2:07 PM :: 979 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

"...In the largest sector (government), the Hawaii economy added 400 jobs between January 2021 and April 2022...."

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Monday, June 6, 2022
Hawaii Most Dangerous State for COVID-19 Right Now
By Selected News Articles @ 4:13 AM :: 1078 Views :: COVID-19

... On a per capita basis, the Aloha State reported 88.7 average daily cases per 100,000 people, the most of any state ....

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Friday, May 27, 2022
How COVID-19 Models Shaped Hawaii Lockdown Policy
By News Release @ 4:30 AM :: 746 Views :: Higher Education, COVID-19

... By 2021, the team relied on the locally tailored model developed by UH Mānoa Professor Monique Chyba ....

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Thursday, May 26, 2022
Hawaii Highest COVID Rate in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 2:26 PM :: 1267 Views :: COVID-19

... 71 new cases per 100,000 people over the last two weeks ....

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Friday, May 20, 2022
Unemployment Bounce Back? Hawaii Ranks 48th
By Selected News Articles @ 7:45 PM :: 773 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

... Recovery from Unemployment (2022 April vs 2020 January) -- Hawaii 51st ....

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Thursday, May 19, 2022
COVID Cut Hawaii Marriage Rate 48%
By Selected News Articles @ 3:37 PM :: 971 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics, Tourism, COVID-19

... of the 50 states, Hawaii saw the largest decline in marriage rate, dropping from 14.2-per-1,000 residents in 2019 to 7.4 in 2020 ....

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Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Hilo Man Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Paycheck Protection and Disaster Loan Programs
By News Release @ 2:41 AM :: 861 Views :: Law Enforcement, COVID-19

... $937,575 ....

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Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Survey: How Should Honolulu Spend COVID Money?
By News Release @ 2:32 AM :: 684 Views :: Honolulu County, COVID-19

...Community invited to provide input on Economic and Workforce Development through community engagement survey....

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Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Study: 67% of Hawaii 'Work-from-Home' Employees Drinking on the Job
By News Release @ 4:03 AM :: 1023 Views :: Drugs, COVID-19

... Residents of Hawaii are most likely to drink at home during working hours, while Arkansans are least likely ....

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Sunday, May 15, 2022
UHERO: Effects of COVID-19 vaccine mandates on Hawaii Businesses
By UHERO @ 8:02 PM :: 865 Views :: Small Business, COVID-19

... on September 13, 2021, the counties of Honolulu and Maui mandated that customers and employees provide proof of full vaccination or a recent negative COVID-19 test ....

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Tuesday, May 10, 2022
COVID-19 infection rates soaring in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 9:38 PM :: 1744 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... on Oahu 2,107 new cases, +74% change from previous week ....

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Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Grassroot Institute: Legislative Session in Review
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 5:12 AM :: 741 Views :: Hawaii State Government, COVID-19

... bills to sign or veto ....

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Monday, May 9, 2022
COVID rules being lifted, but don’t cheer yet
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:58 PM :: 815 Views :: COVID-19

... these restrictions can easily be reinstated with the stroke of a pen because our state’s emergency-management law has not changed ....

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Saturday, May 7, 2022
Hawaii GE Tax Bites in to 94% of Personal Income
By Tax Foundation @ 2:03 AM :: 950 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes, COVID-19

... Hawaii’s GE Tax base has historically exceeded 100 percent of personal income but took a hit as the island’s economic profile changed during the pandemic ....

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Saturday, May 7, 2022
DoH: 100% of Oahu Seniors Vaccinated
By News Release @ 1:40 AM :: 1036 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... According to the State Department of Health, 100.0% of those 65 years and older on O‘ahu have completed their initial series of COVID-19 vaccination ....

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Friday, May 6, 2022
Did Hawaii Beat the Virus?
By Selected News Articles @ 3:33 AM :: 1181 Views :: Hawaii History, Tourism, COVID-19

... At great cost, isolation from the world delayed the spread until vaccines and treatments were available ....

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Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Unemployment Bounce Back? Honolulu Ranks 156th
By Selected News Articles @ 6:19 PM :: 779 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

... employee base permanently reduced by COVID? ....

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Sunday, May 1, 2022
To GET or Not to GET – SVOG and RRF Are the Questions
By Tom Yamachika @ 6:00 AM :: 1091 Views :: Small Business, Taxes, COVID-19

“The general rule is that amounts received by a business that replace income are subject to GET."

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Saturday, April 30, 2022
42% of Private Sector Working Remotely as of August, 2021
By News Release @ 1:36 PM :: 761 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

... Workers with a bachelor’s or graduate degree also tended to work remotely (72.2%) versus those without a bachelor’s degree (48.2%)....

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Monday, April 18, 2022
Court Order: Masks not Required in Airports or on Bus
By News Release @ 11:40 PM :: 713 Views :: COVID-19

... but Masks Still Required Indoors for Hawaii Public School Students ....

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Wednesday, April 13, 2022
State Response to COVID: Hawaii Ranks 39th
By News Release @ 6:23 AM :: 897 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... found little health benefit of closing schools or businesses ....

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