Coronavirus Economic Impacts

  Alicia’s Market, a local favorite since the 1950s, scales back operations to survive pandemic

COVID-19 hit just as the Kam family was recovering from another crisis — a fire in the summer of 2018 that shut down their store and forced them into a narrow walk-up window setup.

  New unemployment call center set to launch as state struggles to keep up with claims

List: Food distribution events, resources available as pandemic drags on

  Businesses optimistic about tourism reopening plan, but say they’ll need help to stay afloat

  Hotel industry, businesses urge governor to relaunch trans-Pacific travel by mid-October

Ige appoints new director of state agency overseeing jobless benefits

Thousands of residents apply for housing assistance

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Hawaiian Airlines prepares to restore connection with Japan

Oahu’s ‘People’s Open Markets’ to resume normal schedule this weekend

  Hawaii’s fishing industry faces lasting impacts as pandemic drags on

  From trips to weddings and other big plans, 2020 has forced cancellations unlike ever before

UH warns budget cuts will exceed those seen during Great Recession

If you’re on unemployment, here’s how to apply for the new $300 ‘lost wages’ benefit

Oahu retailers ask: If big box stores are open, why can’t we be?

Oahu retailers, like salons and gyms, are not considered essential businesses under Oahu’s stay-at-home order.

City Council passes a resolution that would give businesses rent relief

The plan calls for commercial landlords to get tax breaks - as long as they give rent breaks to their tenants.

Top Coronavirus Stories From Hawaii News Now:

8 Straub staff members test positive for COVID-19 following ‘recent exposure’

  Alicia’s Market, a local favorite since the 1950s, scales back operations to survive pandemic

  Official COVID-19 death toll in Hawaii jumps to 120 as Hilo care home fatalities are added

New program to offer paid training opportunities to displaced workers

  Green: Pre-travel testing program will help get thousands of people back to work

  CDC drops controversial testing advice that caused backlash

  New unemployment call center set to launch as state struggles to keep up with claims

  Hilo veterans home sees another COVID-19 death, bringing total to 18

  COVID measures could keep flu in check this year

  Push is underway to test COVID-19 vaccines in diverse groups