The COVID-19 Healthcare Crisis

BOE chair raises doubts about plan for in-person learning at public schools

The teachers' union says there's too much confusion about the requirements to restart in-person teaching.

  Whistleblower describes a Health Department ‘struggling to keep up’

  With major ICUs nearing capacity, patients are being moved and reinforcements sought

  New mobile testing clinic to play critical role in state’s pandemic response

  In ‘sobering’ warning, Lt. Gov. Green says Hawaii ICUs could be full by the end of the month

  The pandemic forced a photographer to re-focus his artistic approach

  COVID-19 hospitalizations in Hawaii shoot up as new infections also rise

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  The Miracle Man: Retired HFD captain battles COVID, and wins

  Cluster of COVID-19 cases at state’s largest nursing home grows to 15 as testing continues

  Maui hair, nail salons welcome back clients with new safety measures in place

City reopens online appointment system for driver license, state ID services

  City unveils plan to offer 100,000 coronavirus tests as state reopens

  Army of volunteers assembled to staff free health clinic for Hawaii’s newly uninsured

Schatz urges state to quickly bolster contact tracing with $50M in federal funding

“There’s simply not any time left, but there is plenty of money to get this done.”

  With ERs empty, doctors worry patients are putting off emergency care over COVID-19 fears

Patients worried about contracting COVID-19 could be putting themselves at serious risk, doctors say.

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Hawaii reports 2 additional COVID-19 fatalities, 108 new cases

Americans risk traveling over Thanksgiving despite warnings

Pandemic postpones national math, reading tests until 2022

Survey: Maui County, Hawaii Island top the state for mask wearing rates

AstraZeneca manufacturing error clouds vaccine study results

Hawaii’s delegation calls on Trump to extend COVID-19 funding for National Guard

  27 veterans die in COVID-19 outbreak at Illinois VA home

  Picture of US economy is worrisome as virus inflicts damage

  For visitors and returning residents, navigating traveler testing rules is complicated

  27 COVID deaths at Illinois vets nursing home prompts probe