UH economist: Tens of thousands will flee Hawaii

A University of Hawaii economist predicts that by 2022, tens of thousands of Hawaii residents will leave to seek employment elsewhere because of the effect COVID-19 has had on the state’s economy.

Food bank demands remain high

With statewide unemployment skyrocketing during the COVID-19 pandemic, food distribution programs are struggling to keep up with demand.

Readying to reopen

Hilo restaurants have been preparing for a “new normal” when they resume dine-in services this week.

County announces 2020 Summer Fun program

The County of Hawaii Department of Parks and Recreation on Friday announced its 2020 Summer Fun program will begin June 15 for a minimum of five weeks, tentatively ending on July 17.