Hawai‘i Businesses Say GET, Other Tax Relief Paramount to Survival

According to a Chamber survey, nearly half of all local businesses in the state are either closed or operating at a limited capacity.
March 29, 2020 · 3 Comments

Hawaiian Electric Extends Service Disconnections

Hawaiian Electric adjusts its operations to reduce potential risk of spreading the novel coronavirus.
March 27, 2020 · 1 Comment

Under 20 Visitors Arrive at KOA on First Day of Mandatory Quarantine Order

Eighteen visitors arrived at Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole on the first day of the state's 14-day mandatory quarantine for all incoming incoming travelers.
March 27, 2020 · 22 Comments

US Senate Passes Coronavirus Economic Recovery Package

The US Senate passed a rescue bill unanimously on Wednesday that will provide $2 trillion for coronavirus economic recovery.
March 26, 2020 · 15 Comments

Matson Operations to Continue Uninterrupted by State Directives

Ports are operating normally and no disruptions are expected at this time.
March 24, 2020 · 5 Comments

Walmart Hiring Hundreds in Hawai‘i

Jobs are in short supply across the state as the COVID-19 outbreak has caused widespread layoffs.
March 23, 2020 · 4 Comments

Hawaiian to Suspend Most Long-Haul Passenger Service

Hawaiian will be reducing its Neighbor Island schedule but intends to maintain a network that will continue to provide baseline connectivity for guests traveling within the state.
March 22, 2020 · 7 Comments

Chamber Asks Governor for Support, Clarity of Message

Temporary tax relief and loan forgiveness programs are among the Chamber's requests.
March 22, 2020 · 4 Comments

Hawai’i Small Business Federal Aid Opportunity

US Representative Ed Case has asked Hawai’i small businesses to apply for economic injury assistance due to COVID-19.
March 18, 2020 · 0 Comments

Ige Suggests Many Businesses Close, Says He Will Protect Essential Services

Ige said all essential services will be supported by the government to make sure they continue to operate. The administration is also working to halt evictions and foreclosures, as well as make sure employees keep benefits even if they can't work.
March 17, 2020 · 17 Comments