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 2020-04-01 10:38 

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Global shares skid as coronavirus infections soar...

Global shares skidded Wednesday as reports of rising numbers of coronavirus cases deepened the gloom over the likely impact on the world economy....

 2020-04-01 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Television and radio April 1, 2020...

ON THE AIR There are no live play-by-play sporting events scheduled on TV and radio....

 2020-04-01 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Scoreboard...

CALENDAR TODAY/ THURSDAY No major local events scheduled....

 2020-04-01 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Community was 'stronger than a tsunami'...

On March 11, the Pacific Tsunami Museum hosted a special screening of the new documentary, "Shinmachi: Stronger Than a Tsunami," for the 14 Hilo residents and their families who tell their stories about growing up in the Japanese family-business d...

 2020-04-01 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

NFL team owners vote to expand playoffs to 14 teams...

The NFL is gearing up for a normal season and playoffs — with two additional wild-card teams in the Super Bowl chase....

 2020-04-01 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Schatz announces SBA payroll loans for small businesses...

U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz, a Hawaii Democrat, announced that starting Friday, small businesses and sole proprietorships can apply for loans to cover their payroll and other certain expenses through existing Small Business Administration lenders....

 2020-04-01 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

What you need to do to get your government stimulus check...

The IRS and the Treasury Department say Americans will start receiving their economic impact checks in the next three weeks....

 2020-04-01 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

NFL Draft preview: Tight ends bring valuable to teams with a scheme fit...

Tight ends are extremely valuable — for specific teams with specific schemes....

 2020-04-01 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Editorial: Neighbor islands need protection...

The same aspect of island life that produces many challenges — remote isolation, high living costs — is ironically offering some measure of protection for Hawaii in the pandemic era....

 2020-04-01 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Your Views for April 1...

Why is Hilo so busy?...

 2020-04-01 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Isle tourism won't improve until curve flattens...

Hawaii's visitor industry is under siege as COVID-19 containment measures and dropping visitor demand have slowed tourism — the largest contributor to the state's growth — to a trickle....

 2020-04-01 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

NCAA council pushing forward on name-image-likeness issue despite COVID-19 pandemic...

With college sports on hold because of the COVID-19 pandemic, it would not have been surprising for the NCAA to delay its timeline for proposing new bylaws on name, image and likeness — especially considering how slow-moving the road to change has b...

 2020-04-01 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

White House projects 100K to 240K US deaths from virus...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned Americans to brace for a "rough two-week period" ahead as the White House released new projections that there could be 100,000-240,000 deaths in the U.S. from the coronavirus pandemic eve...

 2020-04-01 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Ferd Lewis: College football is still something to bet on...

If there is anybody more anxious than fans, coaches and the players themselves for the college football season to get going, it has to be the oddsmakers....

 2020-04-01 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

State and Region briefs for April 1...

Dems to count primary votes on May 23...

 2020-04-01 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

'Emergency and humanitarian release' sought for sex assault suspect...

Counsel for a 19-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting a septuagenarian last summer at a Kawaihae campground is seeking "emergency and humanitarian release" for his client due to the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-04-01 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Police arrest 3 for DUI...

During the week of March 23-29, Hawaii Island police arrested three motorists for DUI. None were involved in traffic accidents nor were any younger than 21....

 2020-04-01 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Still struggling to recover from 2018 eruption, Pahoa takes another hit from pandemic...

With businesses still fighting to recover after the 2018 Kilauea eruption, Pahoa is once again facing an economic catastrophe as the coronavirus lockdown continues....

 2020-04-01 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

West Hawaii leads in positive COVID-19 tests...

West Hawaii had the majority of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the island, a state Department of Health map released Monday shows....

 2020-04-01 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

West Hawaii leads in positive COVID-19 tests on the Big Island...

West Hawaii had the majority of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the island, a state Department of Health map released Monday shows....

 2020-04-01 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

Lakers clear quarantine; no players on team have coronavirus symptoms...

LOS ANGELES — Having finished their home quarantine, the Lakers announced Tuesday that none of their players have COVID-19 symptoms....

 2020-04-01 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Mayor Caldwell and police chief oppose release of jail inmates...

Mayor Kirk Caldwell and Honolulu Police Chief Susan Ballard raised new objections Tuesday to the proposed release of hundreds of inmates from overcrowded state jails, arguing that releasing prisoners now will trigger an increase in crime at the worst poss...

 2020-04-01 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Testing demand wanes as people follow stay-at-home order...

It was quiet Tuesday morning at the Puna Community Medical Center....

 2020-04-01 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Kokua Line: Honolulu County working on fixes for motor vehicle renewals with expired safety check...

Q uestion : I know the state extended the safety checks, but did they extend the motor vehicle registrations, too?...

 2020-04-01 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

First COVID-19 death in Hawaii...

The first COVID-19-related death in Hawaii is that of an elderly Oahu man who tested positive for the coronavirus after being hospitalized, authorities revealed Tuesday during a statewide media conference....

 2020-04-01 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Obituaries for April 1...

Betty Sakayo Aburamen, 89, of Hilo died March 22 at Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. Born in Hilo, she was the retired owner for Blane's Drive Inn and a member of Hilo Higashi Hongwanji Mission. Private services. Survived by daughters, Phyllis (K...

 2020-04-01 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Column: Census drives federal funds to Hawaii...

In this very difficult time, we must sustain the institutions of our country that will see us through and beyond together. One critical institution, where each and all of us can truly make a difference today wherever we are, is our 2020 Census....

 2020-04-01 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Lee Cataluna: Public restrooms critical for some...

Staying home during this health emergency is hard. It is especially hard on those who don't have a home....

 2020-04-01 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Hawaii records 1st death; Green stresses need to protect kupuna; 'essential' travel defined...

The first COVID-19-related death in Hawaii is that of an elderly Oahu man who tested positive for the coronavirus after being hospitalized, authorities revealed Tuesday during a statewide media conference....

 2020-04-01 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

White House projects 100K to 240K US deaths from virus...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned Americans to brace for a "hell of a bad two weeks" ahead as the White House projected there could be 100,000 to 240,000 deaths in the U.S. from the coronavirus pandemic even if current so...

 2020-04-01 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Cartoon for April 1...

The world as seen by cartoonist Tom Stiglich, Creators.com....

 2020-04-01 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Honolulu's police chief reports numbers on arrests and citations for violations of the emergency proclamation...

Police are issuing more warnings than citations for violations of stay-at-home orders....

 2020-04-01 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

Oahu distillery producing hand sanitizer during pandemic...

An Oahu distillery is producing hand sanitizer to fill the supply gap and provide sanitizer to hospitals, first responders, correctional facilities, homeless providers and to the state Department of Education at no cost....

 2020-04-01 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

UH Hilo hires Leonard as full-time coach...

The University of Hawaii Hilo removed the interim tag from the title of volleyball coach Chris Leonard, naming him the full-time leader of the Vulcan program, the school announced on Tuesday....

 2020-04-01 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

Testing demand wanes as people follow stay-at-home order...

It was quiet Tuesday morning at the Puna Community Medical Center....

 2020-04-01 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Hilo Muni closed because of coronavirus...

The Hilo Municipal Golf Course is closed until further notice because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the county Department of Parks and Recreation announced Tuesday....

 2020-04-01 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Leaders don't know how many state workers are getting paid to do nothing...

One of Hawaii's biggest employers — state government — is trying to determine how it can have more workers be productive amid prohibitions on less essential work that can't be done with social distancing....

 2020-04-01 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

2020 Transpac-Tahiti sailing race postponed due to virus...

LOS ANGELES — The Transpacific Yacht Club has postponed the Transpac-Tahiti 2020 race from Los Angeles to Tahiti due to restrictions stemming from the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-01 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Caldwell wants Trump to stop travel to isles...

Noting Hawaii's first COVID-19-related death, Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell on Tuesday emphasized the importance of everyone following state and county "stay-at-home4; orders during the coronavirus pandemic ....

 2020-04-01 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

State sees first death...

An older Oahu man recently hospitalized with multiple medical issues became Hawaii's first fatality linked to the new coronavirus as cases in the islands climbed to 224....

 2020-04-01 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament to make decision before May 1...

In today's age of uncertainty surrounding public events due to COVID-19, simply keeping competitors and spectators in the loop can be considered a win for an organization....

 2020-04-01 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

US consumer confidence sinks as virus begins having impact...

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer confidence tumbled this month to its lowest level in nearly three years as the impact of the coronavirus on the economy began to be felt....

 2020-04-01 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

On the Move: Wright and Wada...

G70 has announced new hires:...

 2020-04-01 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Trump must keep listening to experts on COVID-19...

On Sunday, President Donald Trump took a sensible new stance, extending strict social-distancing guidelines at least through April 30. The extended guidelines appear to heed the concerns of Trump's respected medical advisers and reflect a grim reality...

 2020-04-01 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Off the News: Online help for businesses...

A program led by employment experts — attorney Darin R. Leong, accounting firm Accumulus and the employment agency BrainGain Hawaii — offers guidance on the federal rescue plan....

 2020-04-01 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

US death toll eclipses China's as reinforcements head to NYC...

NEW YORK — The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus climbed past 3,600 Tuesday, eclipsing China's official count, as hard-hit New York City rushed to bring in more medical professionals and ambulances and parked refrigerated morgue trucks on the...

 2020-04-01 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Letters: Widespread testing needed to fight virus; RIMPAC should cancel; Clean-energy planning...

Testing is the key to everything. Widespread, freely available testing would end the need for the draconian blanket quarantine strategy that is destroying the economy and warping our lives....

 2020-04-01 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

Editorial: Four ways to shore up American democracy in a time of crisis...

The United States is facing a double-barreled health and economic crisis unlike anything it has seen since a brutal flu pandemic a century ago when the world was a different, less connected place. Mass quarantines have led to mass layoffs. Numerous busine...

 2020-04-01 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

Letters to the Editor: April 1, 2020...

Time to grow up...

 2020-04-01 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

UHH volleyball removes Leonard's interim coaching label...

Chris Leonard was on the phone Tuesday with Hawaii County Civil Defense performing his job duties as president of New West Broadcasting Corp. when he received another call....

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