This program of INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAIʻI looked at the plight of workers and small businesses in our continuing coverage of COVID-19 in Hawaiʻi. Many residents and small businesses were already having a tough time making ends meet before the coronavirus outbreak and government shutdowns.
INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAIʻI presses its coverage of COVID-19 in Hawaiʻi, this time seeking answers from key State lawmakers. At the start of the year, lawmakers had high hopes of addressing Hawaiʻi’s affordable housing crisis, increasing the minimum wage and creating tax breaks for the working class.
COVID-19 in Hawaiʻi continues to dominate discussions on INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAIʻI. Economic fallout from the government-ordered lockdown to stop the spread of the coronavirus reverberates throughout the Islands. There’s a pressing demand for services by nonprofits serving people who are going hungry, experiencing domestic abuse or suffering in other ways.
INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAIʻI continued coverage on COVID-19 in Hawaiʻi with a special 90-minute edition with Hawaiʻi’s four County Mayors. Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell, Kauaʻi County Mayor Derek Kawakami, Hawaiʻi County Mayor Harry Kim and Maui County Mayor Mike Victorino answered questions about the battle against COVID-19.
INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAIʻI continued its coverage of COVID-19 in Hawaiʻi, this time assembling guests in the areas of unemployment, education and health to help viewers understand the effects of the coronavirus. Guests included: Scott Murakami, State Labor Department Director; Dr. Christina Kishimoto, State Schools Superintendent; Dr.
How prepared is Hawaiʻi’s health-care system for the rising number of cases in the Islands? Are there enough hospital beds, ventilators and protective equipment? How do we cope with the stress this crisis has created? Where do thousands of unemployed workers find resources to pay rent, utilities and other bills that are due?
With the Islands’ #1 goal to slow the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus, INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAIʻI continued our coverage of COVID-19 in Hawaiʻi. Residents of the state have mostly settled into a stay-home “lockdown,” and visitor traffic is mostly kapu.
It has been less than three months since reports of the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, China first made international headlines. With worldwide cases growing significantly every day, the World Health Organization has declared COVID-19 a global pandemic.
Why is Domestic Violence still taking place, in staggering numbers, and how do we stop it? At least one in three women and one in four men nationwide are victims of violence at the hands of their partner during their lifetime, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
What do parents of schoolchildren need to know about the new vaccination requirements? These new rules apply in the next school year to Hawaiʻi students heading into childcare or preschool, kindergarten, seventh grade and college. Also, any student entering school in Hawaiʻi for the first time, no matter what age, must comply.
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