ANAHOLA — Are there any others? Michelle Bonilla wanted to know, as she accepted her bag of fresh produce from the gloved hands of farmer Watchara Meephol in the shadow of the Kalalea mountains in Anahola, where the Kalalea Anahola Farmers Hui debuted the Saturday version of its traditional Sunday market on March 22.
Due to security concerns at Kukui Grove, access to the Kaua‘i Recycles drop site behind the old Kmart in Lihu‘e is limited to the entrance nearest the old Pier 1 store along Pikake Street.
Editor’s Note: Questions about stay-at-home orders can be submitted to tinyurl.com/TFIQ-A and The Garden Island staff will do our best to find you an answer. We will continue to share answers throughout the week. Contact the Hawai‘i Department of Health or your physician for official COVID-19 symptoms and steps to take if you think you have the virus.
KILAUEA — Families with children that have been impacted by the ongoing battle against COVID-19, and the weekend storm are encouraged to drive through Common Ground at 4900 Kuawa Road in Kilauea to pick up free bags of produce.
NEW YORK — New York authorities rushed to bring in an army of medical volunteers Wednesday as the statewide death toll from the coronavirus doubled in 72 hours to more than 1,900 and the wail of ambulances in the otherwise eerily quiet streets of the city became the heartbreaking soundtrack of the crisis.
NEW YORK — The work is exhausting and dangerous, the situation bleak. But an army of health care workers heeded New York’s call for help reinforcing hospitals overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is resisting calls to issue a national stay-at-home order to stem the spread of the new coronavirus despite his administration’s projections that tens of thousands of Americans are likely to be killed by the disease. One by one, though, states are increasingly pushing shutdown orders of their own.
Background checks required to buy firearms have spiked to record numbers in the past month, fueled by a run on guns from Americans worried about their safety during the coronavirus crisis.
CARROLLTON, Ala. — As the coronavirus spread across the United States, workers at the lone hospital in one Alabama county turned off beeping monitors for good and padlocked the doors, making it one of the latest in a string of nearly 200 rural hospitals to close nationwide.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A senior Saudi official Wednesday urged more than 1 million Muslims intending to perform the hajj to delay making plans this year — comments suggesting the pilgrimage could be cancelled due to the new coronavirus pandemic.
LUCKNOW, India — Rukmani Sharma fears the virus that has turned the world upside down. But as a devout Hindu, she also fears for her soul.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The U.S. Coast Guard has directed cruise ships to prepare to treat any sick passengers and crew on board while being sequestered “indefinitely” offshore during the coronavirus pandemic.
HONOLULU — The state of Hawaii on Tuesday reported its first death of an individual who tested positive for the coronavirus.