Oahu, Maui to enforce stay-at-home order with nighttime curfew over Easter weekend

Hawaii saw just seven new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, in what officials said is a sign aggressive social distancing efforts are working.

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Governments warned that the hard-won gains against the scourge must not be jeopardized by relaxing social distancing over the holiday weekend.
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Sen. Bernie Sanders has ended his presidential campaign after disappointing primary results, leaving former Vice President Joe Biden as the likely Democratic nominee.

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Problems for thousands of newly unemployed shift from filing claims to getting paid

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Homeowners with federally-backed mortgages can delay payments for a year.
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  Record 16.8 million have sought US jobless aid since coronavirus

The figures collectively constitute the largest and fastest string of job losses in records dating to 1948.

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  The city has instituted a nighttime curfew for Easter weekend. Here’s how it works

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83 residents at Calif. nursing home hit by coronavirus evacuated after staff fails to show for work

After staff at the 90-bed facility didn’t show up for work two days in a row, the patients had to be moved to other healthcare locations in the county.

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Parapunov named conference player of the year as four Warriors are honored on first team

Parapunov is UH’s first conference player of the year since Costas Theocharidis won Mountain Pacific Sports Federation honors in 2001 and ’03.

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Today marked the first time in modern Olympic history that a global health issue has disrupted the games.

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“We have the situation under control."
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