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Hawaii, a profile in crisis readiness The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted how vulnerable our modern societies are, particularly in an isolated island state like Hawaii. We import 99 percent of our transportation fuel from thousands of miles away. We import about 90 percent of our food, and this amount is declining in recent years rather than increasing. […]
HAWAII TODAY: COVID-19 HEADLINES Hawaii officials announced the first COVID-19 related death in the islands, along with 20 new cases, bringing the state’s total number of confirmed infections to 224. Kona area testing reveals COVID-19 cases highest concentration for the virus on the Big Island. Hawaii can also expect to see a surge in COVID-19 Cases […]
The House responds with financial help for workers, and the Senate reaches a deal on a trillion dollar Stimulus Package, aka corporate bailout Workers, families, and those in need Throughout his term, President Trump has chipped away at the social safety net, proposing budgets that gutted housing assistance, food stamps and health insurance for the poorest […]
previously published… March 13th, 2020 UNITED STATES DECLARES NATIONAL EMERGENCY Coronavirus expert and Federal government spokesman, Dr. Anthony Fauci says: It’s certainly going to get worse before it gets better Crisis will last for at least several weeks and possibly 2 months or more No vaccine or direct treatment currently exists. U.S. Federal Response — In a stark contrast […]