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Column: Lessons from M.I.T.: embedding biology for Hawaii’s future

  • Ray K. Tsuchiyama was at M.I.T. and currently on a Hawaii workforce development project for GUILD Consulting.

    Ray K. Tsuchiyama was at M.I.T. and currently on a Hawaii workforce development project for GUILD Consulting.

Since the COVID-19 outbreak began, Hawaii hospitals, schools, business, government and families were disrupted by a virus-borne illness. Politicians and Bishop Street CEOs struggled to draft policies based on scientific and medical concepts. COVID-19 exposed that few Hawaii leaders studied biology, the “life sciences” field that explains a virus as a tiny collection of genetic code, covered by a protein coat. Read more

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