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 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 

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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 ...

 2020-04-02 18:00 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Can you fix ventilators? A fuel cell engineer figures it out...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. > > It was late when engineer Joe Tavi's boss called with an odd question: Could their company, which makes fuel cells, learn how to fix a ventilator?...

 2020-04-02 17:55 

Hawaii News Now

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US Army bases in Hawaii restricting non-essential visitors in wake of coronavirus pandemic...

The rules went into effect on Wednesday....

 2020-04-02 17:45 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Lahaina man, 21, dies after car plunges over cliff...

A 21-year-old Lahaina man was killed after he lost control of a vehicle that went over a cliff in West Maui Wednesday morning, police said....

 2020-04-02 17:45 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Lahaina man, 21, dies after car plunges over cliff...

A 21-year-old Lahaina man was killed after he lost control of a vehicle that went over a cliff in West Maui Wednesday morning, police said....

 2020-04-02 17:42 

Hawaii News Now

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Nissan recalls over 250K vehicles to replace Takata air bags...

The vehicles have air bags with volatile ammonium nitrate that can explode with too much force and hurl shrapnel....

 2020-04-02 17:40 

Big Island Now

Puna Man Charged in Domestic Violence Incident...

A Puna man was charged with attempted murder after assaulting his wife....

 2020-04-02 17:19 

Hawaii News Now

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What to know if you're pregnant during the coronavirus pandemic...

Pregnant women should follow the same safety rules the rest of us should be following during the outbreak....

 2020-04-02 17:16 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Reese Witherspoon's Draper James giving dresses to teachers as a thank you...

NASHVILLE (WCMH) Actress Reese Witherspoon's clothing company is giving teachers a free dress as a way to say thank you, the brand announced today on social media. The company posted t......

 2020-04-02 17:15 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Democratic National Committee delays nominating convention until week of Aug. 17...

The Democratic National Committee is delaying its presidential nominating convention until the week of Aug. 17 after prospective nominee Joe Biden said he didn't think it would be possible to hold it in mid-July because of the coronavirus pandemic ....

 2020-04-02 17:12 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

'Tiger King' Joe Exotic transfers to hospital after fellow inmates test positive for COVID-19...

FORT WORTH, Texas (KETK) Joseph Maldonado-Passage, AKA Joe Exotic from "Tiger King", has been transferred to a prison medical center in Fort Worth. According to our sister stati......

 2020-04-02 17:12 

Maui News

Farmers adjust from growing for eateries to public...

With recent restaurant and business closures and social distancing orders, harvesting and distributing fresh produce has become more challenging for farmers and for people looking to purchase locally grown food.The Hawaii Farmers Union United, local farme...

 2020-04-02 17:12 

Maui News

Hawaiian to fly medical workers for free...

Hawaiian Airlines is offering complimentary Neighbor Island flights for medical professionals throughout the month of April and also plans to continue passenger and cargo service to the Neighbor Islands, the airline said Wednesday."This virus has pres...

 2020-04-02 17:12 

Maui News

Hospital treats 1st case...

Maui Memorial Medical Center is treating its first COVID-19 patient in one of its isolation rooms, hospital operator Maui Health System reported Wednesday.Appropriate isolation precautions are in place, Maui Health said in a news release. The hospital did...

 2020-04-02 17:12 

Maui News

COVID-19 at a glance...

Latest developments: DOH reports 34 new cases; 25 on Oahu, three on Hawaii island, one on Maui and five with locations pending. 258 confirmed or presumptive positive cases in Hawaii: 182 on Oahu, 26 in Maui County, 18 on Hawaii island, 12 on Kauai. There ...

 2020-04-02 17:06 

Big Island Now

HPD Arrests, Cites Individuals for Violation of Stay-at-Home Order...

Nine people have been arrested islandwide for violating Gov. David Ige's stay-at-home order amid the COVID-19 crisis....

 2020-04-02 16:57 

Hawaii News Now

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Forecast predicts above-normal Atlantic hurricane season in 2020...

Scientists with Colorado State University are predicting above-normal activity for 2020....

 2020-04-02 16:49 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Nissan recalls over 250K vehicles to replace Takata air bags...

DETROIT (AP) — Nissan is recalling more than a quarter-million SUVs, trucks and vans worldwide to replace potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators. The vehicles have air bags with volatile am......

 2020-04-02 16:48 

Hawaii News Now

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Patriots owner Robert Kraft helps Mass. receive N95 masks with team plane...

The New England Patriots are helping Massachusetts receive much-needed N95 masks to keep frontline workers safe during the coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-04-02 16:35 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Nissan recalls over 250K vehicles to replace Takata air bags...

DETROIT > > Nissan is recalling more than a quarter-million SUVs, trucks and vans worldwide to replace potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators....

 2020-04-02 16:02 

Hawaii News Now

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Study: Audiences will be slow to return after pandemic...

Many Americans will be a little leery of going back to large concerts and sporting events following the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-04-02 16:00 

Big Island Now

Officials Talk Travel, Rent, Federal Aid Amid COVID-19 Pandemic...

Officials confirmed 34 new cases of coronavirus across the state Wednesday, the largest one-day increase in Hawai'i since the outbreak began....

 2020-04-02 15:46 

Hawaii News Now

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Howard Stern announces free access to SiriusXM...

The popular SiriusXM host has announced that the service will be free for North American listeners through May 15....

 2020-04-02 15:39 

Hawaii News Now

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Company offering year's worth of Disney Plus in 'dream job' giveaway...

Reviews.org is offering people a year's worth of Disney Plus and a $200 Visa gift card for what they're calling the "Disney Plus dream job."...

 2020-04-02 15:35 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Light and variable winds, with afternoon showers expected for the state...

HONOLULU (KHON2) — A strong low pressure system will approach the state from the north over the next few days stalling out roughly 900 miles northwest of Kauai from Friday through the weekend......

 2020-04-02 15:30 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Economic fallout mounts amid coronavirus pandemic, along with competition for masks...

NEW YORK > > The economic damage from the coronavirus crisis piled up as an unprecedented 6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits in a single week, and the competition for masks and other protective gear intensified amid growing evidence tha...

 2020-04-02 15:25 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

A record 6.6 million seek US jobless aid as layoffs mount...

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week — doubling a record high set just one week earlier — a sign that layoffs are accelerating in the midst ......

 2020-04-02 15:04 

Hawaii News Now

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Joe Biden predicts Democratic convention delay until August...

Democrats are scheduled to convene July 13-16 in Milwaukee. Republicans plan to gather Aug. 24-27 in Charlotte, North Carolina....

 2020-04-02 14:53 

Hawaii News Now

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Billy Joel donates $500K to support NY health care workers...

The recording artist says the Joel Foundation will donate $500,000 to purchase personal protective equipment for doctors, nurses and other health care professionals....

 2020-04-02 14:35 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

A record 6.6 million seek U.S. jobless aid as layoffs mount...

WASHINGTON > > More than 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week — doubling a record high set just one week earlier — a sign that layoffs are accelerating in the midst of the coronavirus....

 2020-04-02 14:30 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Sprint and T-Mobile merge, creating new wireless giant...

NEW YORK > > Mobile carrier T-Mobile has completed the takeover of smaller rival Sprint, creating a new wireless giant that rivals AT&T and Verizon in size....

 2020-04-02 14:21 

Hawaii News Now

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Hobby Lobby in Colo. remains open despite stay-at-home order...

One Hobby Lobby employee quit his job of seven years after his store remained open....

 2020-04-02 14:16 

Hawaii News Now

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Forecast: Light winds, scattered showers ahead of period of unsettled weather...

A storm moving in from far northwest of the state on Thursday and Friday will cause trade winds to veer out of the southeast....

 2020-04-02 14:13 

Hawaii News Now

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Sled dog driver delivers groceries, medical supplies in Maine...
 2020-04-02 14:00 

Big Island Now

April 02, 2020 Weather Forecast...

There are no active watches, warnings or advisories Our weather team will bring you any urgent weather alerts or updates as they occur. Check our breaking news section for the latest. Hilo Overnight: Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64....

 2020-04-02 14:00 

Big Island Now

April 02, 2020 Surf Forecast...

Our weather team will bring you any urgent weather alerts or updates as they occur. Check our breaking news section for the latest. North East am pm Surf: Small scale (ankle to knee high) surf. Conditions: Sideshore texture/chop with SSE winds 10-15mph in...

 2020-04-02 13:35 

Hawaii News Now

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Q&A: How to get aid for a small business hit by coronavirus crisis...

Millions of small business owners will be turning to the government, seeking help for an individual and nationwide cataclysm, the economic devastation caused by the coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-04-02 13:31 

Hawaii News Now

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Forecast: Light winds to persist through the weekend with scattered showers...
 2020-04-02 13:23 

Hawaii News Now

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US unemployment claims hit 6.6 million...

More than 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week — doubling a record high set just one week earlier — a sign that layoffs are accelerating in the midst of the coronavirus....

 2020-04-02 13:23 

Hawaii News Now

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