HONOLULU — Like many cities across the world, Honolulu came to an eerie standstill this weekend as officials implemented measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic throughout the islands.
WASHINGTON — Bracing the nation for a death toll that could exceed 100,000 people, President Donald Trump on Sunday extended restrictive social distancing guidelines through April, bowing to public-health experts who presented him with even more dire projections for the expanding coronavirus pandemic.
DETROIT — The coronavirus continued its unrelenting spread across the United States with fatalities doubling in two days and authorities saying Saturday that an infant who tested positive had died. It pummeled big cities like New York, Detroit, New Orleans and Chicago, and made its way, too, into rural America as hot spots erupted in small Midwestern towns and Rocky Mountain ski havens.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused numerous event cancellations this month, including a planned 50th anniversary celebration of the Waiakea Intermediate School Ukulele Band.
Stay calm, and sew on.
The wife of a Puna man who vanished almost 5 1/2 years ago has filed a civil court petition requesting her husband be declared dead.
HONOLULU — Among the business Hawaii lawmakers left unfinished when they abruptly suspended the Legislature to help slow the spread of the coronavirus were proposals to improve psychiatric care for the state’s mentally ill.
A majority of hotels from South Kona to South Kohala will be closed as of today because of the novel coronavirus.
Just about every Big Island industry is struggling under the state’s lockdown of nonessential businesses.
All county parks and park facilities are closed. Except for the Hilo Municipal Golf Course.