The COVID-19 Healthcare Crisis

  With cases on the rise, Hawaii hospitals brace for more COVID-19 patients

Kapiolani Medical Center nurses faced with decision on whether or not to strike

Hawaii gets 11,000 additional doses of COVID-19 vaccine, with more expected this week

Nurses wanted: Swamped hospitals scramble for pandemic help

  Kapiolani Medical Center nurses picket over COVID-19 safety concerns, contract issues

Britain OKs Pfizer vaccine and will begin shots within days

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US panel: 1st vaccines to health care workers, nursing homes

‘Very dark couple of weeks’: Morgues and hospitals overflow

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

  Whistleblower who exposed COVID-19 missteps at DOH faces ‘retaliation,’ supporters say

DOH whistleblower who exposed contact tracing problems placed on leave

  Whistleblower describes a Health Department ‘struggling to keep up’

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

“The increase has stressed public health infrastructure and threatens our ability to care for those who will need hospitalization.”

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

Some of Oahu’s larger hospitals are already seeing a surge in COVID-19 patients.

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  ‘Red’ states on U.S. electoral map lagging on vaccinations

  Study: Leaving middle seat open on planes reduces COVID exposure risk

  LIVE: US recommends ‘pause’ for J&J shots in blow to vaccine drive

  Pause of single-dose J&J shots unlikely to have a major impact on Hawaii vaccination efforts

  Vaccine advice for pregnant, postpartum women after J&J pause

  COVID safety rules may limit your trip — even if you’re vaccinated

  Hawaii stops administering single-dose J&J vaccine amid federal ‘pause’

  The tourism floodgates have started to open. Some say Hawaii isn’t ready.

Hawaii reports 64 new COVID cases; no additional fatalities

  Maui travelers left in limbo over post-arrival COVID test eager for details on plan