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MEDIA STORIES

53 more cases of Delta Variant of COVID-19 reported in Hawaii within the past three weeks KITV July 12, 2021

 

Moderna files for full COVID-19 vaccine approval HNN June 1, 2021 

 

More than $1M in emergency funding available for Native Hawaiians HNN, June 1, 2021

 

Many medical experts see COVID-19 booster shots in the future KITV, May 31, 2021

 

AARP wants feedback on Covid-19 in Hawaii from kupuna 50 and older KITV, May 28, 2021

 

Hokule‘a navigators urge Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander community to stay resilient amid coronavirus pandemic, Star Advertiser, May 26, 2021

State: ‘Variants of concern’ now make of majority of COVID cases in Hawaii, HNN, May 26, 2021

 

Walk-ins welcome at weekend vaccine clinics around Oahu, KITV, May 26, 2021

 

With nearly half of the state vaccinated, governor drops mask mandate outdoors, HNN, May 25, 2021

 

Gov. Ige drops outdoor mask mandate, regardless of vaccination status, KITV, May 25, 2021

Vaccination efforts increasing within communities with lower turnout, KHON2, May 24, 2021

Honolulu Councilwoman Wants More Race Data Collected, Honolulu Civil Beat, May 19, 2021

 

Flying To Hawaii? Prepare For Long Lines At The Airport, Honolulu Civil Beat, May 17, 2021 

 

Despite Hawaii’s high vaccination rate, daily COVID case counts aren’t dropping as expected, HNN, May 17, 2021

 

Hawaiian Airlines Reservation Systems Are Overwhelmed, Honolulu Civil Beat, May 14,2021

 

‘Just A Pinch’: Hawaii Children Line Up To Get A COVID-19 Vaccine, Honolulu Civil Beat, May 12, 2021

 

State’s vaccine passport program for inter-island travelers to begin soon, Hawaii News Now, May 10 2021

 

Pfizer COVID-19 shot expanded to US children as young as 12, Hawaii News Now, May 10, 2021

What you need to know about Maui's post-arrival COVID-19 test for out-of-state travelers, KITV May 9, 2021

 

State releases list of school-based clinics as part of push to vaccinate teens, Hawaii News Now, May 7, 2021

 

Harmless side effect from the COVID vaccine could prompt irregular breast scan, Hawaii News Now, May 7, 2021

 

FDA to consider authorization of Pfizer vaccine for children as virus hits younger Americans, KITV, May 4, 2021

 

Fear Of Side Effects, Government Mistrust Among Reasons For Vaccine Hesitancy, Honolulu Civil Beat, May 4, 2021

 

Queen’s expands mass vaccination clinic at Blaisdell to walk-ins, Hawaii News Now, May 3, 2021

 

No Reaction To The COVID-19 Vaccination? Experts Say That’s Not A Bad Sign, Honolulu Civil Beat, May 2,2020

 

 UH-Manoa offers vaccine clinic as administrators ‘seriously’ consider mandating shot, Hawaii News Now, April 30, 2021

 

Hawaii to resume use of single-dose J&J vaccine at some clinics after pause over rare blood clots, Hawaii News Now, April 29, 2021

CDC relaxes guidelines on wearing masks outdoors as more Americans get vaccinated, KITV April 27, 2021

 

Fully vaccinated trans-Pacific travelers can skip post-arrival test on Maui, mayor says, Hawaii News Now, April 27, 2021

 

Some Pacific Islanders Hit Hardest By COVID-19 Can’t Get Federal Aid For Burials, Honolulu Civil Beat, April 26, 2021

 

Why some people oppose a vaccine passport, KITV, April 25, 2021

 

Hawaii to resume administration of J&J vaccine after national ‘pause’ is lifted, Hawaii News Now, April 23, 2021

 

State Supreme Court ends pandemic prison release program, Hawaii News Now, April 16, 2021 

 

Very Few Vaccinated People Have Caught COVID-19 In Hawaii, Honolulu Civil Beat, April 16, 2021 

 

UH considers COVID vaccination mandate for students, employees, Hawaii News Now, April 15, 2021

 

In major milestone, 1M doses of COVID vaccine administered in Hawaii, Hawaii News Now, April 15, 2021

 

Hawaii stops administering single-dose J&J vaccine amid federal ‘pause’, Hawaii News Now, April 13, 2021

Ige Details Plans For A Hawaii Vaccine Passport, Honolulu Civil Beat, April 10, 2021 

Hawaii To Get A Much Smaller Supply Of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine, Honolulu Civil Beat, April 9, 2021

Hawaii to expand vaccine eligibility to all adults by April 19, meeting Biden’s mandate, Hawaii News Now, April 6, 2021

 

Hospitals notice a difference in Covid patients, KITV, April 6, 2021

 

Ige Calls For Patience On Travel Restrictions, Vaccine Passports, Honolulu Civil Beat, April 5, 2021 

New CDC Guidance Paves The Way For Hawaii To Implement ‘Vaccine Passports’, Honolulu Civil Beat, April 2, 2021

https://www.civilbeat.org/2021/03/hawaii-supreme-court-may-lift-covid-19-order-to-free-inmates-without-bail/, Honolulu Civil Beat, March 31,2021 

Hawaii seniors now have lowest rate of COVID cases, KITV, March 29, 2021

Pfizer launches COVID vaccine trial for kids under 12, KITV, March 25, 2021

Pandemic depresses college-going rates, especially for Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, Star Advertiser, March 24, 2021

What’s Causing Racial Disparity in Hawaii’s Vaccine Rollout?, KITV4, March 16, 2021

Report: Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders hesitant about getting COVID-19 vaccine, KITV4, March 16, 2021

 

State health department addresses COVID-19 racial, ethnic disparities in new report, KHON2, March 16, 2021

 

Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders vaccinated at far lower rates than other groups, Hawaii News Now, March 16, 2021

Only 8.8% of Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders have received COVID vaccine, DOH says, Star Advertiser, March 16, 2021

Pacific Islanders, Including Hawaiians, Disproportionately Missing Out On Vaccines, Honolulu Civil Beat, March 16, 2021

Efforts underway to ramp up vaccinations for underserved populations in Hawaii, Hawaii News Now, March 2, 2021

Health care company partners with nonprofit to vaccinate Native Hawaiian communities, Hawaii News Now, February 24, 2021

Community groups organize vaccination clinic to serve Papakolea seniors, essential workers, Hawaii News Now, February 18, 2021

Small vaccines cater to seniors in hard-hit Pacific Islander community, Hawaii News Now, Feb. 16, 2021

Vaccine Hesitation:  How the Lack of Access Affects Trust from the Pacific Islander Community, Hawaii Public Radio, Feb. 16, 2021

Sen. Schatz:  Hawaii to receive more than $1M to fight coronavirus in Pacific Islander communities, KHON2, Feb. 10, 2021

Micronesians Wait Their Turn A Other Pacific Islanders Head Home, Honolulu Civil Beat, February 8, 2021

State struggles to vaccinate the Pacific Islander communities hardest hit by COVID-19, Hawaii News Now, February 2, 2021

Advocates Say Pacific Islanders Should Be On Hawaii’s Vaccination List.  Here’s Why.  Honolulu Civil Beat.  February 2, 2021

Congress Restores Medicaid To Pacific Islanders In US, Hawaii Public Radio, January 1, 2021

Hawaii COVID-19 Hospitalizations Vary Widely By Race and Ethnicity, Honolulu Civil Beat, December 14, 2020

COVID-19 vaccine outreach to Pacific Islanders continues as they lead state cases, KHON2, December 14, 2020

Hawaii Pacific Islanders Are Twice As Likely To Be Hospitalized For COVID-19, Honolulu Civil Beat, November 20, 2020

COVID-19 Renews Interest in Training Pacific Language Medical Interpreters, Hawaii Public Radio, Nov. 19, 2020

Pacific Islanders Can’t Return Home During COVID-19—Even To Bury Their Loved Ones, Honolulu Civil Beat, November 19, 2020

Analysis:  Asians more likely to die from COVID than other ethnic groups, Hawaii News Now, November 19, 2020

Nearly $1-million in federal aid to go to Pacific Islander communities, KHON2, November 18, 2020

Good2Know:  COVID and the Pacific Islander community, KHON2, November 17, 2020

Hawaii COVID-19 Data And Ethnicity Is Missing, Honolulu Civil Beat, October 12, 2020

Community groups, education helped drive down COVID-10 cases among Pacific Islanders, Hawaii News Now, Sept 22, 2020

Oahu church, community group create COVID-10 videos targeting Pacific Islanders, Hawaii News Now, Sept 18, 2020

Neal Milner:  Pacific Islanders Are Mentors Not Victims, Honolulu Civil Beat, Sept 17, 2020

Why Hawai’i’s Marshallese Are Taking COVID-19 Matters Into Their Own Hands, Hawaii Public Radio, Sep 9, 2020

Kalihi Has The Worst COVID-19 Outbreak In Hawaii.  Here’s How The Community Is RespondingHonolulu Civil Beat, September 9, 2020

Failure To Communicate:  State Provides Inadequate COVID-19 Outreach, Services To Pacific Islanders, Hawaii Public Radio, Sep. 3. 2020

Doctor: Hawaii virus services lacking for Pacific Islanders, KITV4, September 4, 2020

Big Island Mayor:  More restrictions possible if COVID-19 cases don't drop, Hawaii News Now, September 4, 2020

Here's What Honolulu Is Doing to Hard-Hit Communities for COVID-19, Honolulu Civil Beat, September 3, 2020

COVID Magnifies Health Disparities for Micronesians, Honolulu Civil Beat, September 4, 2020 [essay]

Failure to Communicate:  State Provides Inadequate COVID-10 Outreach, Services to Pacific Islanders, Hawaii Public Radio, September 3, 2020

Hawaii County Sets Up COVID-19 Command Center, Honolulu Civil Beat, September 3, 2020

Hui of Kumu Hula Declare a Kapu to Combat COVID-19, Ka Wai Ola, September 1, 2020

Kupuna Urge Community Vigilance as Hawai'i Coronavirus Cases Surge, Ka Wai Ola, September 1, 2020

We Need to Spend Half a Billion Dollars in 123 Days.  Here's How To Do It.  Honolulu Civil Beat, August 30, 2020 [essay]

Hawaii Is No Longer Safe from Covid-19, Wall Street Journal, August 28, 2020

 

For Micronesians, Medicaid Can Save Lives, Honolulu Civil Beat, August 25, 2020 [essay]

$1.5 M Infused into HealthCARES Hui Resiliency Initiative to Create Jobs and Expand Services, MauiNow, August 27, 2020

Hard-hit Pacific Islander, Filipino communities in Hawaii receive targeted help, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, August 26, 2021

Advocates:  Aggressive action needed amid ‘sub-epidemic- in Pacific Islander community, Hawaii News Now, August 24, 2020

How Hawaii Is Trying To Help COVID-19 Patients Stuck At Home, Honolulu Civil Beat, August 24, 2020

Pacific Islanders Have The Highest COVID-19 Death Rate in Hawaii, Honolulu Civil Beat, August 24, 2020

New data from health department reveals impacts of coronavirus on community, KHON2, August 24, 2020

Local non-profit works to stop the spread of COVID-19 within the Pacific Islander community, KITV, August 22, 2020

Pacific Islander community leaders promote cultural approach to stopping spread of COVID-19, KITV, August 22, 2020

Every1ne Hawaii responds to Pacific Islander COVID-19 call for support, KITV, August 21, 2020

To help slow the spread of coronavirus, kumu hula agree to a COVID-19 kapu, Hawaii News Now, August 21, 2020

Researchers:  State Must Support Pacific Islanders In The Pandemic, Honolulu Civil Beat, August 21, 2020

Health Officials Knew COVID-19 Would Hit Pacific Islanders Hard.  The State Still Fell ShortHonolulu Civil Beat, August 17, 2020

Hawaii adapts Los Angeles County graphics to reach Pacific Islanders, KHON2, August 16, 2020

Halaevalu Vakalahi:  A leader in Hawaii’s Pacific Islander communities offers ways to help this vulnerable population handle health issues, including COVID-19, Honolulu Star-Advertiser, August 14, 2020

Community Leaders:  State Is Failing Pacific Islanders In The Pandemic, Honolulu Civil Beat, August 13, 2020

 

20,000 face masks and hand sanitizer available for hard-hit Pacific Islander community, Hawaii News Now, August 12, 2020

Community health centers to help with contact tracing in Pacific Islander communities, Hawaii News Now, August 12, 2020

Pacific Islanders say they’re being ignored by state in ‘war’ against coronavirus, Hawaii News Now, August 8, 2020

Pacific Islanders Increasing Disproportionate Share of COVID-10 in Hawaii, Hawaii Public Radio, August 7, 2020

Educating Pacific Islanders on COVID-19, KITV4, August 7, 2020

Pacific Islanders make up nearly 30% of all COVID-19 cases in Hawai'i, KITV4, August 7, 2020

Pacific Islanders hit more with virus than others in Hawaii, KITV4, August 7, 2020

Surge in Hawaii coronavirus cases highlights disparities for Pacific Islanders, Star Advertiser, August 6, 2020

Group works on solutions to address high rate of COVID-19 among Pacific Islanders, Hawaii News Now, July 23, 2020

Hawaii among nation’s worst for COVID racial disparity, KHON2, July 16, 2020

The Conversation:  Pacific Islanders in Arkansas Hit Hard by COVID-19, Hawaii Public Radio, July 6, 2020

COVID-19 Disparities for Pacific Islanders Worsen Nationally, Honolulu Civil Beat, July 1, 2020

Pacific Islanders have high percentage of COVID-19 cases, KITV4, June 30, 2020

COVID-19 Cases Among Pacific Islanders surge in Hawaii, Honolulu Civil Beat, June 29, 2020

Micronesian Week:  We Are Oceania, KHON2, June 26, 2020

OHA and the State Department of Human Services collaborate on Native Hawaiian data related to COVID-19, OHA, June 26, 2020

Over 200 Marshallese Stranded in Hawai‘i Since March, Hawaii Public Radio, June 15, 2020

How this Hawaiian Homestead’s Swift Response to COVID-19 Paid OffHonolulu Civil Beat, June 12, 2020

Pacific Islanders, Filipinos Have Highest COVID-19 Rates in Hawaii, Honolulu Civil Beat, June 6, 2020

Guidelines create incomplete Hawaii virus data, critics say, Hawaii News Now, June 3, 2020

Lack of Uniform Guidelines on Data Reporting Presents Incomplete COVID-19 Story, Hawaii Public Radio, June 1, 2020

Report: Impacts of COVID-19 on Native Hawaiian BusinessesMauiNow, May 29, 2020

Impacts of COVID-19 Among Native Hawaiians, The Molokai Dispatch, May 13, 2020

 

Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders Confront High Rates of COVID-19 In Many States, Honolulu Civil Beat, May 10, 2020

Native Hawaiians are Losing Out on Millions of COVID-19 Dollars, Honolulu Civil Beat, May 3, 2020

Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders infected with coronavirus at higher rate, Star Advertiser, May 1, 2020

COVID-19 Hits Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders Hardest, Big Island Video News, May 1, 2020

DOH Says Native Hawaiians Have A High COVID-19 Rate. But How High?Honolulu Civil Beat, April 29, 2020

Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders Face Higher Rates of COVID-19, Hawaii Public Radio, April 27, 2020