• Coronavirus

  ‘A battlefield behind your home’: Deaths mount in New York

Even as the virus has slowed its growth in overwhelmed Italy and in China, where it first emerged, hospitals in Spain and France are reaching their breaking points and the U.S. and Britain are bracing for incoming waves of desperately ill people.

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  State reports second coronavirus-related death in Hawaii

  To prevent spread of virus, mayor asks all Oahu residents to wear a cloth mask in public

Navy hopes to build major development near Pearl Harbor base

Nearly 25% of Hawaii’s workers applied for unemployment

Forecast: Light winds, possible thunderstorms to persist through the weekend

A storm northwest of the state will push away the high pressure fan so a light wind pattern will remain through early next week.
  • National News

  US sheds most jobs in a decade, ending record hiring streak

The U.S. shed 701,000 jobs in March in face of the new coronavirus, ending a record hiring streak after nearly 10 years.

LIST: Here’s some local businesses making and donating face masks

‘A very, very strong recommendation’ emerges for use of cloth face masks

  Mother of Ewa Beach man hospitalized with COVID-19 also tests positive

Kauai police arrest Washington man for violating travel quarantine rules

  Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam confirms COVID-19 cases, but details silenced by Pentagon

Authorities confirm first case of coronavirus on Molokai; patient transported to Oahu

  Hawaii floral industry at a standstill during what’s typically its busiest time of year

  PHOTOS: Empty streets, boarded up shops tell pandemic’s story in Hawaii

  • Coronavirus

  ‘We need help’: Economic, health crises grow as cases top 1M

The bleak news Thursday — 6.6 million new unemployment claims on top of 3.3 million last week — came as the competition for scarce ventilators, masks and other protective gear seemed to grow more desperate and deaths mounted.

SPORTS

NCAA grants extra year of eligibility to spring athletes due to coronavirus

The decision, which applies to athletes in sports like men’s volleyball, baseball and softball, effectively extends each individual’s eligibility by one year.

  How to stay fit while staying at home

“A lot of people know what a push-up is, or what a squat is and you can work with different variations of those basic movements to achieve different results."

Kamu Grugier-Hill signs one year deal with Dolphins

The former Kamehameha Warrior was voted by his teammates as the Eagles’ special teams captain the last two seasons.

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  Sign of the times: Scores gather virtually to celebrate a Hawaii couple’s wedding

  Hawaii gets shipment of protective gear for healthcare workers from national stockpile

  Board of Education waives grad requirements for Class of 2020

Drive-thru coronavirus testing sites planned for Oahu, Big Island

UH reports Oahu graduate student, employee on Maui test positive for coronavirus

Uh President David Lassner said the two are both in “good condition” and in isolation at home.
  • National News

  A record 10 million sought US jobless aid in past 2 weeks

The stunning report Thursday from the Labor Department showed that job cuts are mounting against the backdrop of economies in the United States and abroad that have almost certainly sunk into a severe recession as businesses have shut down across the world.

  WATCH ‘This is Now’: 90% of Americans under stay-at-home orders as US cases top 220,000

  Help available to renters, homeowners but protections have limits

Hawaii government struggling with idle workers due to virus

US Army bases in Hawaii restricting non-essential visitors in wake of coronavirus pandemic