Coronavirus Economic Impacts

  Survey: Hawaii businesses expect extreme economic hardship to continue through 2021

  State launches new $25M grant program to help small businesses

Seeking employment? A virtual career fair is happening this week

  Since tourism relaunch, police have issued 4,500 warnings for violating COVID-19 orders

Step-by-step guide to Hawaii’s pre-travel COVID-19 testing program

Kaimuki association calls on state to institute moratorium on commercial evictions

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Hawaii rental assistance program puts hold on applications

  Eateries welcome infusion of business from Hawaii’s ‘restaurant card’ program

  Visitors are returning to the islands, but many hotels haven’t yet reopened

Waikiki retailers prep for anticipated bump in business

  State starts mailing out $500 cards for unemployed workers to spend at eateries

  Experts: Pandemic wiped out 8 years of economic growth in Hawaii

Hawaii’s Royal Kona Resort to reopen after 7-month closure

The Royal Kona is the only property in the area expected to reopen on the same day the state launches its pre-travel testing program.

  City launches new farm to food program to help feed residents in need and rebuild businesses

A new program geared to helping not only families in need, but also farmers is set to take off on Oahu.

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Lanai resident who contracted COVID-19 urges others to get tested

  Hotels help police enforce quarantine for travelers who land without a negative test

  COVID-19 outbreak on Lanai continues to grow, with at least 38 cases now confirmed

  Hospitals on Maui, Oahu on alert as COVID-19 outbreak on Lanai grows

In another blow to Hawaii’s economy, the 2020 Honolulu Marathon is canceled

3 additional COVID-19 fatalities reported on Oahu, 102 new cases statewide

  Officials outline how Hawaii would distribute a COVID-19 vaccine

  FDA approves first COVID-19 drug: the antiviral remdesivir

  US regulators seek advice on thorny issues as vaccines near

  Southwest to resume selling every seat on flights