I’m incredibly proud of Hawaii. Even with a few bruised egos in politics, we still managed to pull of the most important feat: closing our borders and controlling the spread of COVID19.
We’ve done a good job of staying at home for the past two weeks, and our coronavirus exposure is controlled. As a state, we should still be cautious, so this month will be a socially-limited seed giveaway so we can start our “victory gardens” and grow food for our family […]
They tell you not to flush paper towels down the toilet. Is this really a problem, and if you can’t flush paper towels, what can you flush? I wanted to find out, so I ran a test of toilet paper and compared it to three other items: Take-out dispenser napkins, […]
Lucky we live Hawaii, where wearing a mask is the new polite. If you don’t have a mask, watch this video on how to use a handkerchief and two hair ties (or even repurposed sock bands) to make a no-sew easy-to-wash version.
Senator Brian Schatz’ office has been busy writing guides for citizens affected by the coronavirus pandemic and economic fallout. https://www.schatz.senate.gov/coronavirus/assistance-for-homeowners-and-renters If you are a homeowner and cannot make payment due to the ongoing crisis, contact your lender right away and request forbearance. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) […]
Hawaii Kai Shopping Center No website updates. Safeway hours 6-10pm daily. Kupuna hours on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. Longs CVS hours remain 24 hours. Hawaii Kai Towne Center Koko Marina Center https://www.kokomarinacenter.com/
I can’t say this enough. Take this seriously, very seriously. [Direct link to chart] Note: this chart updates daily from covid19chart.org. Data may differ from official state counts due to timing or entry in the John Hopkins daily database where worldwide information is collected. March 29, 2020 In the first […]
Costco’s U.S. locations will close at 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. That’s two hours earlier than warehouses usually close. Stores will continue to open at their regular times. Weekend hours will not change. Costco gas stations will be shutting down at 7 p.m. everyday. Kupuna hours are available. On Tuesdays, […]
The New York Times recently published an article highlighting the lack of CoronaVirus testing in our country. Data are based on the Covid Tracking Project, which currently shows (as of March 27, 2020) 626,667 tests have been administered. Based on a national population 329.5 million in 2019, only two-tenths of […]
Charting Hawaii, New York, Florida, Japan and Italy: how do we compare? These charts come from https://covid19chart.org/ written by David Bau. The chart is set so that day 0 on the x-axis takes place when the state has 25 or more cases. On the homepage link, the scale is linear. […]