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Saving the Class of 2020 From the COVID-19 Economic Crisis

By Sumner La Croix and James Mak At Hawai‘i’s high schools, 11,000+ students at public …

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County Results from Small Business Survey

An update to original state-level survey results: https://uhero.hawaii.edu/covid-19s-uneven-impact-on-businesses-and-workers-results-from-a-uhero-chamber-of-commerce-hawaii-survey/ The attached tables represent a county-by-county breakdown …

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COVID-19: Developing Economic Recovery Scenarios for Hawaii

By Carl Bonham, Peter Fuleky, and Byron Gangnes A significant part of Hawaii’s economy has …

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Preserving Housing Stability During Hawaii’s COVID Crisis

By Philip Garboden Last week, the Eviction Lab released a scorecard for COVID-19 Housing Policy. …

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Can Hawai‘i Rise from the Ashes of COVID-19 as a Smart Destination?

By Frank Haas and James Mak A recent headline in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser said it …

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COVID-19’s Uneven Impact on Businesses and Workers: Results from a UHERO-Chamber of Commerce Hawaii Survey

By Philip Garboden County breakdown update: https://uhero.hawaii.edu/county-results-from-small-business-survey/ Right now, everyone is making sacrifices. But as …

Waikiki Beach

Tap Fed Lending Facilities to Support Local Economy

By Carl Bonham, Byron Gangnes, Sumner LaCroix, and James Mak The State and counties are …

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Interim Forecast Update: Hawaii’s Economy is Shut Down to Deal with COVID-19

This is UHERO’s second interim forecast update to address dramatic recent developments associated with the …

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The Agony of Restaurant Workers

Social distancing is necessary to slow the spread of COVID-19, but has significant economic impacts, hitting dine-in eateries disproportionately hard.