UH-Hilo pushes back on student restrictions

As the state prepares to reinstate interisland travel restrictions next week to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, administrators at the University of Hawaii at Hilo have pushed back against further restrictions for out-of-state students.

Schools must stay online only, urges teachers union

The Hawaii State Teachers Association is urging Gov. David Ige and the state Department of Education to switch to 100% distance learning for the first quarter of the school year in light of a growing number of COVID-19 cases.