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Bank of Hawaii creates health check app to streamline Covid screening process

Bank of Hawaii created the Health Check app to streamline its employee Covid screening process, and the bank has made it available for other businesses to use......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 15th, 2020

First Hawaiian Bank expands financial education program

First Hawaiian Bank is expanding its MyMoney financial education program as a free online program to all Hawaii, Guam and Saipan students from elementary to high school. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic's disruption to school scheduled, First Hawaiia.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 14th, 2020

University of Hawaii pauses Willed Body Program due to Covid-19

The pandemic and related travel quarantines have reduced teaching programs, making the John A. Burns School of Medicine unable to accept and process new donor anatomical gift donation forms starting Friday, July 24......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 10th, 2020

Restaurants now face ‘severe consequences’ if they violate Covid-related guidelines

Hawaii restaurants and bars that do not follow Covid-related guidelines could face “severe consequences,” the Department of Health’s Food Safety Branch announced Thursday. DOH said in a statement that it will temporarily suspend operati.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 9th, 2020

Nearly half of Hawaii households have seen a decline in income since the start of Covid-19

About 45% of Hawaii households have seen a decline in income since the start of the Covid -19 pandemic, according to a new report released by the Bank of Hawaii Foundation. For the "Covid-19 in Hawaii: Facts and Insights report," which was commissi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 6th, 2020

Hawaii to receive $1.5M in federal health care funding

Hawaii is receiving $1.5 million in federal funds for various health care purposes amid the Covid-19 pandemic, U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz announced Thursday. The money can be used to support the state's coronavirus response by addressing the needs of .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 4th, 2020

Bank of Hawaii to reopen branches recently closed due to Covid

Bank of Hawaii is taking a phased approach to re-open its branch locations that were previously closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Starting Monday, the Kunia branch, Kaneohe branch, and the temporary Waialae-Kahala branch will be open Mondays .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 3rd, 2020

First Hawaiian Bank starts phase 1 of reopening branches

First Hawaiian Bank is reopening six branches on Oahu and one on Hawaii Island that were temporarily closed due to public health concerns surrounding the coronavirus. The Ewa Beach, Haleiwa, Hawaii Kai, Kaneohe, Manoa, Waianae and Waikoloa branches wil.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 26th, 2020

First Hawaiian Bank, HCF launch $2M scholarship fund for Hawaii high school seniors

First Hawaiian Bank and local nonprofit Hawaii Community Foundation have launched a new, $2 million scholarship fund for Hawaii high school seniors who graduated in 2020 amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The new Stronger Together Hawaii Scholarship Fund i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 26th, 2020

Hawaii health officials cite Malama Meals for food safety violations

The Hawaii Department of Health said Monday that it has issued a cease-and-desist order to one of the founders of the Malama Meals program, which was founded to deliver meals to older adults isolated because of the Covid-19 shutdowns, over “.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 18th, 2020

Hawaii hospitals, health centers receive millions in stimulus money

Hawaii's largest hospital systems are among the recipients of millions of dollars in federal relief aid for healthcare providers impacted by Covid......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 18th, 2020

Hawaii hospitals, providers to receive additional $33M in federal funds

About 55 Hawaii hospitals and health care providers will receive more than $33 million in additional federal funding to remain operational and continue treating Covid-19 patients, U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz announced Monday. The funds will cover reve.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 28th, 2020

Central Pacific Bank unveils new initiative benefiting first responders, local eateries

Central Pacific Bank recently announced the start of Mahalo Meals, a giving initiative that benefits Hawaii's health care workers and first responders by giving them free meals from local restaurants. An extension of CPB's #KeepHawaiiCooking campaign,.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 22nd, 2020

Hawaii to get $1.6M to aid in combatting COVID-19 in rural communities

Hawaii has been awarded more than $1.6 million from the United States Department of Health and Human Services to aid the state's response to COVID-19 in rural communities. Of those funds, $843,170 was awarded directly to the Hawaii State Department.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 22nd, 2020

Virtua opening a COVID-19 testing site in Willingboro

Virtua Health is open a coronavirus screening and testing center on Monday in Willingboro, which has had more COVID-19 cases than any other municipality in Burlington County. The South Jersey town of just under 32,000 people had 231 confirmed coron.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 19th, 2020

French carmaker PSA sets up fund for staff and new health check measures

French carmaker and Peugeot owner PSA announced on Wednesday the creation of a solidarity fund to help staff affected by the closures of plants due to the COVID-19 outbreak, and new steps to protect the health of its workers......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 8th, 2020

Hawaii health centers to receive more than $10M in federal funding in fight against COVID-19

Fourteen health centers throughout the Islands will be receiving more than $10 million to bolster their capabilities in fighting against the coronavirus, U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz announced Tuesday. The $10,037,995 in funding can be used for several purpo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 7th, 2020

This is how we"re getting extra doctors and nurses to fight coronavirus

The COVID-19 pandemic creates a logistical puzzle for the health care workforce The COVID-19 pandemic creates a logistical puzzle for the health care workforce.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesApr 3rd, 2020

Hawaii Pacific Health launches virtual clinic, adds sites for COVID-19 testing

HPH has also implemented a drive-up COVID-19 specimen collection site at all four of its medical centers to limit exposure to health care staff and other patients in the hospital setting......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 2nd, 2020

Hawaii banks close more branches, add kupuna hours throughout the state

First Hawaiian Bank joins Central Pacific Bank, Bank of Hawaii, Hawaii State Federal Credit Union and American Savings Bank in temporarily consolidating branch networks in response to COVID-19. Effective Thursday, First Hawaiian Bank will temporarily .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 25th, 2020

Health crisis could accelerate digitization of homebuying, Zillow CEO Rich Barton says

Zillow is bringing technology to help homebuyers and sellers do various parts of the homebuying process remotely while people across the country are staying home to reduce COVID-19 spread......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 25th, 2020