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Sun. 4/5/20: COVID-19 Daily Update

NEW RESOURCE: HARDSHIP LETTER TEMPLATE TO LANDLORDS OR LENDERS We added a letter template to our Resources Page that you could send to your landlord or lenders if you are experiencing financial hardship. Click here to download the letter template. NEWS HIGHLIGHTS Here’s the latest breakdown of Hawaii’s coronavirus cases by patient ages (Hawaii News […]

Sat. 4/4/20: COVID-19 Daily Update

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS Hawaii Democrats push back primary, switch to all-mail ballots (KITV, April 4, 2020) Hawaii’s Democratic Presidential Primary was supposed to be held today, but has been changed to mail-in ballots due to COVID-19. Democratic party members will receive mail in ballots for the Democratic Primary Election that must be returned by May 22. Results […]

Fri. 4/3/20 COVID-19 Daily Update

We created a new page on our website with resources, such as food and grocery assistance, rent and mortgage assistance, and more. Please visit this page often as we will be updating it regularly as more resources become available, including information from our Hotel Industry Credit Union and Local 5’s Hardship Fund. NEWS HIGHLIGHTS COVID Cases […]

Thu. 4/2/20: COVID-19 Daily Updates

NEW RESOURCES PAGE We created a new page on our website with resources, such as food and grocery assistance, rent and mortgage assistance, and more. Please visit this page often as we will be updating it regularly as more resources become available, including information from our Hotel Industry Credit Union and Local 5’s Hardship Fund. […]

Hawaii unemployment filings in March top 160,000

(Honolulu Star-Advertiser) – By Allison Schaefers. “We’ve been getting calls from workers. Some of them say they have been trying every hour of every day,” said Bryant de Venecia, spokesman for the Unite Here Local 5 labor union. “We had one worker who began trying to apply on March 22 and only got in Monday, […]

Coronavirus batters US economy as 6.65m file for unemployment last week

(The Guardian) – By Dominic Rushe and Lauren Aratani. It has been over two weeks since Brandy Banaay was let go from her housekeeping job at the Doubletree Hotel Alana in Waikiki, Hawaii, yet the single mother of three has yet to successfully file for unemployment insurance. Whenever she tries to file on Hawaii’s website, […]