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Thursday, April 2, 2020
First Federal COVID Grants Aid Hawaii Homeless, Mass Transit
By Ed Case @ 3:24 PM :: 2827 Views :: Homelessness, COVID-19

...First Federal Emergency Grant Awards to Hawai'i to Address COVID-19 Impacts....

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Thursday, April 2, 2020
States with the Biggest Increase in Unemployment--Hawaii 15th
By Selected News Articles @ 2:49 PM :: 4105 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Small Business, COVID-19

...unemployment claim increases for the week of March 23....

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Thursday, April 2, 2020
OHA urges Governor to increase relief for renters
By News Release @ 10:00 AM :: 3651 Views :: Economy, OHA, Cost of Living, COVID-19

...urging the adoption of additional policies to close critical gaps left by the new federal moratorium on evictions and the state’s recent emergency orders....

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Thursday, April 2, 2020
UHERO: What is the COVID-19 exit strategy?
By UHERO @ 2:35 AM :: 3185 Views :: Economy, Tourism, COVID-19

...Herd Immunity or Containment through Test and Trace?....

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Thursday, April 2, 2020
Mayor Kim Suspends Plastic Bag Ban to Stop Spread of COVID-19
By News Release @ 2:07 AM :: 3524 Views :: Hawaii County , Small Business, COVID-19

...to discourage the introduction of germs or the virus into stores that could be present on personal reusable bags....

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Trump Considering Jones Act Waiver for Oil Industry
By Michael Hansen @ 9:53 PM :: 3460 Views :: Energy, Jones Act, COVID-19

...a temporary waiver of the Jones Act, which would allow more ships to transport oil around the U.S....

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Trump Signs Hawaii Disaster Declaration
By News Release @ 7:32 PM :: 1831 Views :: COVID-19

...ordered Federal assistance to supplement State and local recovery efforts....

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020
258 COVID Cases: 34 New, 11 more recovered
By News Release @ 6:25 PM :: 2283 Views :: COVID-19

...totals as of 12:00 noon on April 1, 2020....

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Restore Open Government in Hawaii
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:21 PM :: 3245 Views :: Ethics, COVID-19

...Common Cause Hawaii sent a letter today to Gov. David Ige and the state's four county mayors, signed by more than 40 groups and individuals, imploring them to restore open government in Hawaii....

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Assisted Suicide lobby using COVID 19 to promote assisting suicides via telehealth.
By Selected News Articles @ 10:07 PM :: 3407 Views :: Health Care, Life, COVID-19

"...As always, we are responding quickly to the needs and opportunities of the times...."

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Government Response to Coronavirus: Blunders & Opportunities
By Video @ 9:02 PM :: 2988 Views :: Ethics, COVID-19

...Dr. Mary J. Ruwart, a well-known research scientist and ethicist discusses how the federal government has handled its response to the Coronavirus....

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Hawaii Records First Corona Death--224 Total Cases
By News Release @ 6:22 PM :: 2303 Views :: COVID-19

...One of the 20 new cases required hospitalization. Three new recoveries were also reported, for a total of 58 recoveries....

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
FDA Approves Use of Malaria Drugs for COVID-19
By News Release @ 12:08 PM :: 3378 Views :: COVID-19

... Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to ship 31M donated doses to states ....

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Monday, March 30, 2020
Economists Expect 140,000 Unemployed
By UHERO @ 11:26 PM :: 3300 Views :: Economy, Tourism, COVID-19

...the job count will average 11% lower than 2019 for the year as a whole, and real income will be more than 3% lower. Visitor arrivals for the year will be down an astounding 41%....

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Monday, March 30, 2020
COVID 19 Source Tracing: The Devil is in the Details
By News Release @ 10:19 PM :: 2099 Views :: COVID-19

...Inside the COVID-19 case investigation process with State Epidemiological Specialist Myra Ching-Lee....

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Monday, March 30, 2020
Maui Companies to Begin Assembling Ventilators
By News Release @ 8:33 PM :: 3564 Views :: Maui County, Small Business, COVID-19

...The ventilators are based on an emergency design developed at the University of Texas at Austin, which is being used nationwide....

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Monday, March 30, 2020
204 Hawaii COVID: 29 New Cases, 10 More Recovered
By News Release @ 7:57 PM :: 2716 Views :: COVID-19

...Hawaii remains one of only two states with zero fatalities....

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Monday, March 30, 2020
VIDEO: Hawaii DoH Official Goes on 10-minute Rant Against Corona Testing
By Video @ 1:13 PM :: 7730 Views :: COVID-19

...Dr Sarah Park, Hawaii State Epidemiologist, goes on a 10-minute rant against testing which must be heard to be believed....

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Monday, March 30, 2020
COVID-19 Media Letter: Transparency is More Important Than Ever
By News Release @ 1:06 PM :: 2912 Views :: Ethics, COVID-19

...We strongly urge government branches and agencies to recommit to, and not retrench from, their duty to include the public in the policy-making process....

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Monday, March 30, 2020
Time For A "Coronavirus Disputes Court?"
By Robert Thomas @ 3:46 AM :: 3281 Views :: Judiciary, COVID-19

...given the magnitude of the potential claims arising out the present situation, one way to bring the takings, commandeering, landlord-tenant, insurance, and other closely-related issues to a quick(er) resolution....

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Sunday, March 29, 2020
COVID: 24 New Cases, 10 More Recover
By News Release @ 6:23 PM :: 2465 Views :: COVID-19

... 175 cases statewide, including 49 who have recovered ....

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Sunday, March 29, 2020
MD: Chloroquine Widely Prescribed against COVID-19
By Video @ 2:55 PM :: 3985 Views :: COVID-19

...If you have COVID-19, ask your doctor for a prescription....

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Saturday, March 28, 2020
COVID: 29 New Cases, 39 Recovered
By News Release @ 11:43 PM :: 2122 Views :: COVID-19

...There have been nearly 7,000 laboratory tests conducted for COVID-19 samples from Hawai‘i with 151 positive results to date....

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Saturday, March 28, 2020
Blood Test Provides Instant COVID Results—Rejected by Hawaii DoH
By Andrew Walden @ 7:17 PM :: 2791 Views :: COVID-19

...The antibody test being used by the million in Britain produces false negatives.  It also produces false positives.  The false negatives are dangerous to the uninformed.  But the false positives are all potential lifesavers....

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Saturday, March 28, 2020
Using Extensive Testing and Geographical Isolation to Mitigate the Coronavirus Crisis in Hawaii
By UHERO @ 6:29 PM :: 2348 Views :: COVID-19

...Hawaii needs to quickly adopt and implement a plan to control and then halt the spread of the coronavirus....

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Saturday, March 28, 2020
COVID Relief Bill Directs Minimum $1.25B to Hawaii
By Ed Case @ 4:32 AM :: 2962 Views :: Economy, COVID-19

...Measure includes critical funds for Hawai‘i workers, families, businesses and health care providers....

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Friday, March 27, 2020
COVID Hawaii: 14 New Cases, 120 Total
By News Release @ 9:15 PM :: 3414 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, COVID-19

...To date, there have been more than 5,800 tests conducted for COVID-19 samples from Hawai‘i with 120 positive results.... 

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Friday, March 27, 2020
Is the Coronavirus as Deadly as They Say?
By Selected News Articles @ 8:49 PM :: 3319 Views :: COVID-19

...Current estimates about the Covid-19 fatality rate may be too high by orders of magnitude....

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Friday, March 27, 2020
Epidemic: US Death Toll tops 24K (but its the flu so ignore this and continue panicking)
By Selected News Articles @ 8:19 PM :: 3123 Views :: COVID-19

...The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has a paradox on its hands....

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Friday, March 27, 2020
Attorney General Uses COVID as Excuse to Do What they Have Been Planning all Along -- Let Lots and Lots of Criminals out of Hawaii Jails
By News Release @ 7:30 PM :: 3028 Views :: Law Enforcement, COVID-19

...Statewide Effort Underway to Identify Certain Inmates for Release from the Prison Population Amid COVID-19 Concerns....

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Friday, March 27, 2020
COVID Recession: Hawaii, Nevada Likely to be Hit Hardest
By Selected News Articles @ 7:21 PM :: 3720 Views :: Economy, Tourism, COVID-19

...More than one in four jobs in Nevada, Hawaii and Wyoming are at risk....

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Friday, March 27, 2020
Let the Sun Shine In!
By Grassroot Institute @ 6:45 PM :: 3245 Views :: Ethics, COVID-19

...As part of his supplemental emergency proclamation, Ige suspended the state’s Sunshine Law, which allows public access to the meetings of government bodies. He also suspended the state’s open records law — the Uniform Information Practices Act — which governs access to public records....

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Friday, March 27, 2020
YB Uses COVID as Excuse to Impose Freight Rules it has Wanted for Years
By News Release @ 3:55 PM :: 3954 Views :: Health Care, Jones Act, COVID-19

...IQ Test: Do you believe that banning these cargoes protects YB workers from Corona Virus?....

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Thursday, March 26, 2020
Micronesia Getting 45-Minute COVID Test Results--When will Hawaii Catch Up?
By Video @ 10:45 PM :: 3527 Views :: COVID-19

...Emergency Bulk Procurement of GeneXpert COVID-19 Testing Kits and Machine for the U.S. territories of American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and Guam, as well as the freely associated states of the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau....

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Thursday, March 26, 2020
Hawaii AG: COVID is a Great Excuse to Help Planned Parenthood Make Money Selling Dead Baby Parts
By News Release @ 9:55 PM :: 3270 Views :: Life, COVID-19

...Reality Check: None of the vaccine tests currently underway involve the use of dead baby parts....

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Thursday, March 26, 2020
First Arrest for COVID Stay-at-Home Violation? HSTA Member from Anti-Vaxxer School
By News Release @ 9:37 PM :: 4465 Views :: Hawaii County , Police, COVID-19

...she went to a residence, threw a rock at a window and started an argument with occupants of the home, which violated a court order--COVID violation becomes a tack-on charge....

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Thursday, March 26, 2020
Aircraft Carrier Heads for Guam as 25 Sailors Test Positive
By Selected News Articles @ 9:29 PM :: 2892 Views :: Military, COVID-19

...USS Theodore Roosevelt Quarantines Sailors on Guam as Coronavirus Outbreak Spreads....

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Thursday, March 26, 2020
Corona Count 106 -- 11 New Cases
By News Release @ 6:05 PM :: 2329 Views :: COVID-19

...Hawaii health officials said there have been 4,658 COVID-19 tests completed, all but 379 from private laboratories....

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Thursday, March 26, 2020
Hawaii Chamber of Commerce Calls for Suspension or Delay of GE Tax
By News Release @ 3:08 AM :: 3626 Views :: Small Business, Taxes, COVID-19

...This measure is one of several that the Chamber is proposing to provide relief to local businesses....

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020
COVID Count 95--Only Six New Cases
By News Release @ 10:28 PM :: 2190 Views :: COVID-19

...Six additional COVID-19 cases have been identified since 1200 yesterday and one case has been deleted after correcting a mistaken positive lab test....

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Green 'Fired' from State COVID Response in Dispute Over Mass Testing
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 1:57 PM :: 5407 Views :: COVID-19

...Green Ouster Related to COVID-19 screening of Senators?....

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020
90 Confirmed Coronavirus Cases in Hawai‘i: 14 New Cases
By News Release @ 12:29 AM :: 2138 Views :: COVID-19

...This includes 10 new cases on Oʻahu, bringing that island total to 58; 3 new cases among US non-Hawaiʻi residents; and one pending case, which officials have yet to classify....

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Corona Towers: Council Hides Behind Quarantine, Gives Development Deal to Convicted Felon
By Andrew Walden @ 9:50 PM :: 17130 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Development, COVID-19

...Ige’s Health Emergency Declaration waves many of the state laws ensuring public participation, transparency, and accountability.    

The implicit understanding is that elected officials will utilize these extraordinary powers only to combat the Corona Virus pandemic in Hawaii.

It only took two days to find out....

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Most Aggressive States Against the Coronavirus -- Hawaii Jumps from 46th to 11th
By Wallet Hub @ 1:22 PM :: 3544 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, COVID-19

...what a difference a week makes....

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020
UH researcher’s team helps create vaccine for COVID-19
By News Release @ 3:22 AM :: 2959 Views :: Higher Education, COVID-19

... Our product will take between six to nine months to be ready for clinical trials ....

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Monday, March 23, 2020
Hawaii: First COVID Death Report in Error
By News Release @ 11:59 PM :: 3385 Views :: COVID-19

...The Department of Health reports the person passed away on March 20th and suffered from multiple underlying health conditions....

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Monday, March 23, 2020
Why this Nobel laureate predicts a quicker coronavirus recovery: 'We're going to be fine'
By Selected News Articles @ 5:31 AM :: 3749 Views :: COVID-19

...Michael Levitt, a Nobel laureate and Stanford biophysicist, began analyzing the number of COVID-19 cases worldwide in January and correctly calculated that China would get through the worst of its coronavirus outbreak long before many health experts had predicted....

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Sunday, March 22, 2020
Hawaii: The Road to Corona Recovery Leads Through Japan
By Andrew Walden @ 9:58 PM :: 6895 Views :: Health Care, Tourism, COVID-19

...Governor Ige’s 14-day quarantine announcement may feel like a health precaution, but it's really a tourism marketing plan....

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Thursday, March 19, 2020
​Emergencies, Police Power, Commandeering, And Compensation: Essential Readings
By Robert Thomas @ 5:00 AM :: 3291 Views :: Law Enforcement, COVID-19

...government power in times of crisis and the tension between that power and property and other individual rights....

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Ige Orders Bars, Restaurants to Close--Asks Tourists to Stay Away
By News Release @ 11:38 PM :: 2812 Views :: COVID-19

...“The actions I’m announcing today may seem extreme to some of you, and we know that it will have negative effects to our economy. But we are confident that taking aggressive actions now will allow us to have a quicker recovery when this crisis is over,” said Gov. Ige....

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