Join us for another Facebook Live informational session. We’ll be joined by Carla Jacobs from Benefit & Risk Management Services (BRMS), Lani Meniano, a member from Hilton Hawaiian Village, and our Financial Secretary-Treasurer Eric Gill. Our guests will discuss our healthcare & pension benefits and will answer your questions. See you tomorrow, Wed. at 5pm – facebook.com/uniteherehawaii
Honolulu Country will remain under stay at home order through May 31st. Parks will reopen for exercise on Saturday April 25th. No group exercises are allowed in the parks, only running, walking or biking. Botanical gardens will open on May 1st, Hanauma Bay will stay closed. It appears other restrictions may be lifted in the weeks ahead.
Those receiving unemployment benefits in Hawaii are starting to see extra $600 payments, which were part of the federal relief package. The increase is a weekly payment from March 29 through the end of July — and it is retroactive.
The technology discussed is about widespread quick testing of infection and anti-body immunity. One interesting practice raised is that a business could test every employee once every week or two to provide peace of mind for customers and employees.
Since the state quarantine started, and despite the supposed 14 day quarantine imposed, recreational visitors to the state averaged 125 a day. on Monday 111 visitors arrived.
COVID-19 CASES TODAY:
World: Cases: Cases: 2.56M (+90k). Deaths: 177k (+12k)
USA: Cases: 825k (+36k). Deaths: 45k (+2.7k). Total Tested: 4.15M (+150k)
Hawaii: Cases: 586 (+2). Deaths: 12 (+2). Hospitalized: 56 (+1). Recovered: 437 (+14)