Coronavirus Pandemic

US jobless claims rise to 778,000 as pandemic worsens

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week to 778,000, evidence that the U.S. economy and job market remain under strain as coronavirus cases surge and colder weather heighten the risks.

  27 COVID deaths at Illinois vets nursing home prompts probe

  EU says first coronavirus vaccinations possible by Christmas

  Constantly changing travel testing rules is stressing out some Hawaii air travelers

  Local experts chime in on the discussion surrounding youth sports in Hawaii

Coronavirus Need-To-Know Video:

After multiple delays, tourism is set to restart in Hawaii this week. Experts from the visitor industry and healthcare sector weigh in on what it'll take to keep people safe while jumpstarting the economy.

As the coronavirus continues to crush the local economy, small business owners and operators talk about how they're adapting to the new normal. Hosted by Keahi Tucker.

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  Tighter COVID-19 rules now in effect for all trans-Pacific travelers to Hawaii

Beginning Tuesday, incoming trans-Pacific travelers will need to have a negative COVID-19 test result before departure for Hawaii if they want to skip quarantine.

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Attorney: Officer who cited US surgeon general under investigation for overtime abuse

  Doctor simulates COVID-19 patient’s last moments to encourage virus precautions

  Honolulu’s mayor proposes additional testing changes for trans-Pacific travelers

  College students headed home for the holidays run into testing headaches

  After string of new COVID-19 cases, Kauai seeks to opt out of pre-travel testing program

Mass testing reveals 46 new COVID cases among Waiawa prison inmates

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  Restaurant workers out of work again as virus surges anew

Hawaii reports 61 new COVID-19 infections; no new fatalities