HONOLULU — Bank of Hawaii Corp. has announced it set aside $33.6 million to cover potential loan losses tied to the coronavirus pandemic.
By now everyone knows that we’re in a state of emergency. There’s a virus spreading through the population and killing people. There’s no vaccine, and no confirmed effective therapy such as drugs, so if you get sick from it there’s a chance that it will be game over for you.
HONOLULU — More than a million meals to go? That is the goal for the First Hawaiian Bank “Aloha for Hawai‘i initiative that was launched Monday.
On March 5, our governor issued a proclamation declaring our current state of emergency. The proclamation suspends several laws, including chapters 89 and 89C, HRS (Hawai‘i Revised Statutes), relating to collective bargaining and public officers and employees excluded from collective bargaining, to the extent necessary to, among other things, “provide for the interchange of personnel, by detail, transfer, or otherwise, between agencies or departments of the state.”
LIHUE– On Sunday morning, around 11:45 a.m. the line to get into Costco was longer than what was normal during days without the pandemic triggering social distancing rules at stores, but customers were finding ways to pass the time — and catch a little social interaction while waiting.
HONOLULU – Bank of Hawaii Foundation announces a $3 million donation to Hawai‘i Community Foundation’s (HCF) Hawai‘i Resilience Fund, which was established by HCF and the Omidyar ‘Ohana Fund to address the growing social and economic impacts of COVID-19 in Hawaii.