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                                Empty and barricaded walkway on Building A, Level 1 of the Royal Hawaiian Center.
Editorial: Critical time for isles, so stay home

The coming week or so will be hugely consequential in Hawaii’s battle against coronavirus — the consequence being, more or fewer illnesses and deaths from the infectious disease it causes, COVID-19. Read more

Island Voices

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                                Gary Simon, State President. AARP Hawaii.
Column: Extra caregiving help in the era of COVID-19

Even in ordinary times, the more than 157,000 unpaid family caregivers in Hawaii face a daunting and formidable set of daily tasks. Read more

Letters

JAMM AQUINO/JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM 
                                Kristin Kato, owner of A Cake Life boutique bakery, left, secures her mask while looking out through the storefront window on Friday, April 3, 2020 in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Letters: Hidden promise of coronavirus pandemic; Safety check extension; Freedom of press not free

Hidden promise of coronavirus pandemic; Safety check extension welcome in these times; Harsh times remind that freedom of press not free. Read more

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Off the News

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                                This is Joy Kono (left) and her daughter Megan Kono (Hawaii Farm Bureau’s Farmers Market General Manager) getting a bag of groceries for a drive up customer.
Off the News: Online farmers market too successful

About 3-1/2 hours after the online farmers market, “Farm to Car Hawaii,” opened Sunday, it closed again, selling out the 300-order limit. Read more

InsightIsland Voices

BRUCE ASATO / MARCH 3, 2020
                                DOH laboratory microbiologist Mark Nagata demonstrates the procedures involved in the extraction of nucleic acid in the testing for COVID-19 using the proper safety gear and within a biosafety cabinet.
Column: Hawaii’s medical lab pros diligent behind scenes

You don’t have to think of us very often — but don’t think we are not there trying to help you, along with all those other people whom you hear about so often. Read more

Name in the News

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                                Scott Nago, chief elections officer for the Hawaii Office of Elections, posed for a portrait on March 25.
Name in the News: Scott Nago prepares for Hawaii’s first all-mail election

For all the reasons initially put forward in support of all-mail voting, its advantages in a pandemic were not on Scott Nago’s mind, or anyone else’s. Now, of course, they are. Read more

Kauakukalahale

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                                In celebration of the birthday of Jonah Kūhiō Kalanianaʻole, many Hawaiian organizations are creating new industrious programs to educate, empower and feed their communities.
Column: Ua nani ke ānuenue

In celebration of the birthday of Jonah Kūhiō Kalanianaʻole, many Hawaiian organizations are creating new industrious programs to educate, empower and feed their communities. Read more

On Politics

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / JAN. 15, 2020
                                House Speaker Rep. Scott Saiki stops by the press box before the opening of the legislative session at the state Capitol. Last month, legislative leaders made history when they put the Legislature into an undetermined recess on March 16.
Richard Borreca: There might be no reason for recessed Legislature to return, if recession dries up funds

One of the things the Legislature does is figure out how to count. As it turns out, “60 days” has many meanings. Read more

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