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Hawaiian Airlines’ airport teams adjust day-to-day operations in preparation for the “new normal”

  By Alfred Acenas EBC Hawaii Bureau HONOLULU (Eagle News) – After suspending numerous routes and temporarily retiring most of its fleet, Hawaiian Airlines (HA) has had to rethink every aspect of its daily operations while continuing to protect the …

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Hawaii’s Congressional delegates pursue first national forest for the Aloha State

  By Alfred Acenas EBC Hawaii Bureau HONOLULU (Eagle News) – Congressman Ed Case (Democrat representing Honolulu urban Oahu), and Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (Democrat representing rural Oahu and Neighbor Islands) jointly introduced on Saturday, May 30, a bill to pursue …

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US astronauts enter space station in milestone mission

By Issam Ahmed WASHINGTON (AFP) — NASA astronauts entered the International Space Station on Sunday after a landmark 19-hour journey on the first crewed US spacecraft in nearly a decade, a triumph for SpaceX and private enterprise. The hatch opened …

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#EBCPHOTOJOURNALISM: Pandemic brings Times Square to a halt

By Joanne Soriano EBC New York Bureau   New York (Eagle News) — Times Square would normally be bustling and crowded with tourists, office workers and vendors shoulder to shoulder this time of year. However, with “New York State on …

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Honolulu urges residents to prepare for hurricane season while confronting the challenges of COVID-19

  By Alfred Acenas EBC Hawaii Bureau HONOLULU (Eagle News) – During their annual joint press conference, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Central Pacific Hurricane Center (CPHC) announced that there is a 75% chance of near- …

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Hawaii State Hospital’s Occupational Therapy Department makes masks, face shields during COVID-19 crisis

  By Alfred Acenas EBC Hawaii Bureau HONOLULU (Eagle News) – Since the beginning of March, the Occupational Therapy Department (OT) team at the Hawaii State Hospital (HSH) has been working diligently and tirelessly sewing protective face masks and making …

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Honolulu teams up with mental health professionals to help those affected by COVID-19 crisis

By Alfred Acenas EBC Hawaii Bureau HONOLULU (Eagle News) – Leaders from the Hawaii Mental Health Pro Bono COVID-19 Project joined Mayor Kirk Caldwell on Wednesday, May 27, to announce a new program to provide support for the psychological well-being …

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Canadian Military uncovers abuse of seniors in Ontario nursing homes

  By Thomas I. Likness EBC Edmonton Bureau EDMONTON (Eagle News) — Seniors lying in soiled diapers, people being force fed and choking, patients left lying on the floor after falling out of bed are among the findings in a …

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A day at National Harbor, Maryland

By Tennie Sumague EBC New York Bureau NATIONAL HARBOR, MD (Eagle News) – Memorial Day in America, observed every last Monday in May, is a holiday that honors men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. The …

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WHO suspends hydroxychloroquine trial as COVID-19 treatment

  By Nina Larson GENEVA, SWITZERLAND (AFP) — The World Health Organization said Monday it had temporarily suspended clinical trials of hydroxychloriquine as a potential treatment for COVID-19 being carried out across a range of countries as a precautionary measure. …

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#EBCphotojournalism: Overcoming barriers during pandemic era

  WASHINGTON (Eagle News) — If there’s a will, there’s a way. A family visits loved ones at an elder care facility in Gaithersburg, Maryland, observing restrictions by staying on the other side of the fence. (Eagle News Service)

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Trump tells governors to let places of worship reopen ‘right now’

  WASHINGTON (AFP) — President Donald Trump on Friday demanded that US state governors allow places of worship to reopen immediately, as the country moves gradually towards a lifting of COVID-19 lockdown measures. “Today I am identifying houses of worship …

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