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 2020-04-02 22:16 

Hawaii News Now

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Navy fires captain who sought help for virus-stricken ship...

The captain of a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier facing a growing outbreak of the coronavirus was fired Thursday by Navy leaders who said he created a panic by sending his memo pleading for help to too many people....

 2020-04-02 22:12 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Jobless claims soar on Big Island, nationwide...

The numbers of first-time Big Island unemployment claims filings have skyrocketed in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic....

 2020-04-02 22:10 

Hawaii News Now

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WATCH 'This is Now': 90% of Americans under stay-at-home orders as US cases top 220,000...

Get the latest on news from around Hawaii and the world....

 2020-04-02 22:01 

Big Island Now

DOH Confirms 27 COVID-19 Cases Overnight...

Hawai'i confirmed 27 new cases of coronavirus Thursday, as the statewide total climbed to 285....

 2020-04-02 22:00 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Muggy, rainy weekend weather in store for Hawaii...

National Weather Service forecasters say an unseasonably deep low-pressure system will approach the Hawaiian islands from the north over the next 24 hours, bringing humidity and rain this weekend....

 2020-04-02 22:00 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Muggy, rainy weekend weather in store for Hawaii...

National Weather Service forecasters say an unseasonably deep low-pressure system will approach the Hawaiian islands from the north over the next 24 hours, bringing humidity and rain this weekend....

 2020-04-02 21:55 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Tips to homeowners and renters with their next payment...

HONOLULU (KHON2) — The COVID-19 pandemic is putting a huge financial strain on a lot of people who are losing their jobs or getting their hours cut. So how can homeowners and renters make the......

 2020-04-02 21:52 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Second person dies from coronavirus in Hawaii as total cases continue to climb, Gov. David Ige announces...

UPDATE: 12:40 p.m....

 2020-04-02 21:50 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

DOH reports 27 new cases of COVID-19, including Hawaii's second death...

HONOLULU (KHON) — The Department of Health reported 27 new cases of COVID-19: 24 on Oahu, 1 on Maui, and 2 pending. This brings the state total to 285. The DOH confirmed that one of the new c......

 2020-04-02 21:45 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Captain of U.S. carrier in Guam relieved of command after coronavirus letter...

The captain of the USS Theodore Roosevelt was relieved of command after writing a memo pleading for assistance in addressing the coronavirus outbreak on the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, which is sidelined in Guam....

 2020-04-02 21:44 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Bank of Hawaii waiving certain fees in light of COVID-19...

HONOLULU (KHON2) — Bank of Hawaii has taken additional steps to help minimize the financial impact of the COVID19 pandemic for customers. Through June 30, 2020, the bank will temporarily su......

 2020-04-02 21:37 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Dems call on Trump administration to open ACA enrollment...

The White House says it will not reopen enrollment for the Affordable Care Act....

 2020-04-02 21:29 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

2020 presidential campaign continues, even during COVID-19 pandemic...

The Trump campaign says its online campaign reached more than one million viewers this week....

 2020-04-02 21:25 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

WATCH LIVE: Trump and coronavirus task force give daily briefing on pandemic...

President Donald Trump and the coronavirus task force are giving their daily briefing on the pandemic....

 2020-04-02 21:15 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

More drive-thru COVID-19 testing to be offered in Waipahu and Kakaako this weekend...

Public drive-thru testing for COVID-19 will be available again in Waipahu and Kakaako again this weekend, the city and Premier Medical Group Hawaii announced today....

 2020-04-02 21:14 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Afternoon clouds and showers expected for the islands...

HONOLULU (KHON2) — Deep low pressure developing far northwest of the state will cause trade winds to veer out of the east-southeast today, leading to a somewhat unstable land and sea breeze r......

 2020-04-02 21:13 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell and HFD chief to discuss latest updates on coronavirus in Hawaii...

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 2020-04-02 21:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Meadow Gold Hawaii to be sold to Los Angeles real estate investment firm...

A Los Angeles-based real estate investment firm plans to buy Hawaii's largest milk processor, Meadow Gold Hawaii, from its parent company undergoing bankruptcy restructuring....

 2020-04-02 21:00 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

White House coronavirus task force to hold Thursday briefing...
 2020-04-02 21:00 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

WATCH LIVE: White House coronavirus task force holds Thursday briefing...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR/AP) The White House coronavirus task force will hold their daily briefing Thursday at approximately 5 p.m. ET. You can stream the briefing live right here. Earlier Thursd......

 2020-04-02 20:48 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

HMSA waives copayments for all COVID-19 related treatments for fully insured plans...

HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Hawai'i Medical Service Association (HMSA) is stepping up its fight against our current global pandemic by waiving all copayments for any COVID-19 related treatment and......

 2020-04-02 20:47 

Big Island Now

Water Shutoffs, Late Payment Fees Suspended...

Effective immediately, the Department of Water Supply is suspending service disconnections and waiving late payment fees through April 30, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-04-02 20:30 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Coast Guard member assigned to Honolulu-based cutter Midgett has COVID-19...

A Coast Guard member assigned to the Honolulu-based cutter Midgett tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, Chief Sara Muir, deputy public affairs officer for District 14, said today....

 2020-04-02 20:30 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Coast Guard member assigned to Honolulu-based cutter Midgett has coronavirus...

A Coast Guard member assigned to the Honolulu-based cutter Midgett tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, Chief Sara Muir, deputy public affairs officer for District 14, said today....

 2020-04-02 20:23 

Hawaii News Now

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Memo: Some in US may not get stimulus checks until August...

The federal government expects to begin making payments to millions of Americans under the new stimulus law in mid-April, but some people without direct deposit information may not get checks until mid-August or later, according to a memo obtained Thursda...

 2020-04-02 20:20 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Some may not receive stimulus checks until August...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government expects to begin making payments to millions of Americans under the new stimulus law in mid-April, but some people without direct deposit information may no......

 2020-04-02 20:04 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Confirmed virus cases hit 1 million worldwide...

NEW YORK (AP) — The number of coronavirus infections worldwide has hit 1 million, with more than 50,000 deaths, according to the tally kept by Johns Hopkins University. The figures were another ble......

 2020-04-02 19:58 

KITV Honolulu

Lanakila Meals On Wheels works to continue operations during pandemic...
 2020-04-02 19:58 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

VIDEO: EMS spokeswoman Shayne Enright joins the COVID-19 Care Conversation...

Join COVID-10 Care Conversation, live every day at 10 a.m. Yunji de Nies and Ryan Kalei Tsuji will discuss the latest news, resources and community concerns about the coronavirus outbreak in Hawaii....

 2020-04-02 19:52 

Big Island Now

Lana'i Axis Deer Hunt Canceled Due to COVID-19 Risks...

The 2020 deer rifle season within the Lana'i Cooperative Game Management Area, is canceled due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19....

 2020-04-02 19:51 

KITV Honolulu

Student loan forgiveness FAQs? Here are some new guidelines because of COVID-19....

Our Washington Bureau is wrapping up our three-part series focusing on the most frequently asked questions about the new $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package, known as the CARES Act....

 2020-04-02 19:48 

Hawaii News Now

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US eases blood donation limits for gay men due to shortage...

The Food and Drug Administration's new policy aims to allow tens of thousands more Americans to give blood, including gay and bisexual men and people with recent tattoos and piercings....

 2020-04-02 19:46 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

IRS issues warning about Coronavirus-related scams; watch out for schemes tied to economic impact payments...

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service Thursday taxpayers to be on the lookout for a surge of calls and email phishing attempts about the Coronavirus, or COVID-19. These contacts can lead to tax......

 2020-04-02 19:35 

West Hawaii Today

Hearing for Kona men cited for illegal aquarium fish, gear rescheduled...

Arraignment and plea hearings for two Kona men accused of illegally harvesting aquarium fish offshore of Kawaihae in February have been rescheduled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-04-02 19:31 

Hawaii News Now

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AP-NORC poll: About half of workers lose income due to virus...

About half of all working Americans say they or a member of their household have lost some kind of income due to the coronavirus pandemic, with low-income Americans and those without college degrees especially likely to have lost a job....

 2020-04-02 19:30 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Hawaii gets $12M from federal housing funds amid coronavirus crisis...

Hawaii has received more than $12 million in federal housing funds to assist residents in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic ....

 2020-04-02 19:25 

Hawaii News Now

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Hawaii government struggling with idle workers due to virus...

Some state senators were frustrated after learning executive branch leaders are unaware how many workers are being paid to do nothing instead of being redeployed or furloughed....

 2020-04-02 19:24 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Dr. Anthony Fauci to receive enhanced security after threats inspired by conspiracists...

WASHINGTON > > Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's leading expert on infectious diseases, who has become a regular at President Donald Trump's coronavirus briefings, will receive enhanced personal security after receiving threats following his repeate...

 2020-04-02 19:16 

Hawaii News Now

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Feds propose $611,000 fine at Seattle-area nursing home...

Authorities said Life Care had at least partially fixed the most serious problems by the time they conducted follow-up inspection in last weekend....

 2020-04-02 19:08 

Big Island Now

Big Island COVID-19 Cases Jumps Up 1 Overnight...

The number of COVID-19 cases on the Big Island jumped up one, bringing the total to 22....

 2020-04-02 18:55 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Stimulus aid for 'small business' will go to some big chains...

IOWA CITY, Iowa > > As the federal government prepares to launch a $349 billion loan program meant to help small businesses survive the coronavirus pandemic , critics have growing concerns that some mom-and-pop shops might get squeezed out....

 2020-04-02 18:54 

Hawaii News Now

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SXSW partners with Amazon to put its film festival online...

It'll be bring-your-own popcorn and the barbecue won't be as good, but Austin's SXSW Film Festival is partnering with Amazon to move online after having its 27th edition canceled by the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-02 18:36 

Hawaii News Now

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Oregon veteran celebrates 104th birthday after coronavirus recovery...

An Oregon veteran has overcome his latest battle, and he was able to celebrate his 104th birthday as a result....

 2020-04-02 18:32 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Case announces first federal emergency grant awards to Hawai'i to address Covid-19 impacts...

HONOLULU (KHON2) — Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) announced Thursday that the federal government has made the first awards under emergency funding measures to the State of Hawaii, counties and n......

 2020-04-02 18:27 

Hawaii News Now

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Menards bans children, pets in stores due to COVID-19 outbreak...

You must be 16 or older to enter the store and have the ID to prove it....

 2020-04-02 18:13 

Big Island Now

Phoa Woman Found in Good Health...

Hawai'i Police have located Jan Shon Liao, 65, of Phoa, after she was reported missing on March 31....

 2020-04-02 18:05 

West Hawaii Today

Hawaii government struggling with idle workers due to virus...

HONOLULU — Hawaii's state government is attempting to determine how to make more workers productive amid prohibitions on less essential work that cannot be done during the coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-04-02 18:05 

West Hawaii Today

Big Island school provides laptops for home online education...

HONOLULU — A school on Hawaii island has distributed laptops to students who need the computers to take part in online education during the coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-04-02 18:04 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Economic fallout mounts, along with competition for gear...

Many recently unemployed workers have reported frustrations with jammed phone lines and overloaded websites as they try to apply for unemployment benefits....

 2020-04-02 18:02 

Hawaii News Now

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Ill-fated cruise ships awaiting approval to dock in Florida...

Cruise ships carrying dozens of passengers and crew displaying symptoms of the coronavirus awaited final word Thursday on when they would be able to dock at a Florida port after officials gave their tentative approval and the state's governor dropped ...

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