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How will public schools reopen? We looked at Hawaii

Hawaii public schools plan to reopen campus starting Aug. 4. But despite Hawaii’s success controlling COVID-19 state outbreaks, many teachers remain anxious about reopening. Public schools were given several options to reopen, including face-to-face, distance-learning, or a blended model. With face-to-face learning, students will report to campus classrooms with desks spaced 6-feet apart. Distance learning […]

Is Hawaii reopen for tourism?

Starting August, travelers coming to Hawaii who have tested negative for COVID-19 within 72 hours of arrival won’t have to undergo the mandatory 14-day quarantine. This comes as Hawaii slowly reopens for tourism. Hawaii Gov. David Ige established a mandatory 14-day self-quarantine for all travelers back in March. Ige lifted the order for inter-island travelers […]

How self-isolation affects your mental health

Many states and countries have been under self-isolation for months, and there are hundreds of questions running through the minds of many. Self-isolation and social distancing measures have proved their effectiveness in slowing the spread of the virus, however, many raise concerns about the mental health toll. Shorter lifespans and worsening mental health are just […]

What it’s like to live as a high-risk individual during COVID-19

Kaidence Stephenson is 13 years old. She received her first heart transplant in her first year of life. Her second heart transplant came just five years later. Despite her young age, Kaidence Stephenson has been officially considered a high-risk individual during the COVID-19 pandemic. “[My daughter] absolutely understands the seriousness of what is going on […]

What’s it really like to be in “phase one,” in Reno, NV

With Nevada in phase one of reopening, businesses have begun to open their doors once again, while following the guidelines they have been given, including staff wearing mandatory masks and gloves, and plastic shields wherever feasible. What is Phase One?   Governor Sisolak’s phase one includes hair salons, barbershops, retail stores, brewpubs, and restaurants that can open […]