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What issues or concerns are you dealing with during the COVID-19 crisis?

94.7 KUMU is bringing Hawaii’s top experts on the air to give you solutions!

*We upload our episodes either the same day or the next day, so keep checking back for the most recent interviews*
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April 9, 2021 - COVID-19 Update w/ Lt. Gov. Josh Green
Lt. Gov. Josh Green provides an update on the state of the coronavirus in Hawaii. Subjects include: vaccine distribution and new age limits; vaccine supply; Honolulu holding at Tier 3; hospitalization and death rates as an informal part of the Tier schedule; the decision-making process in the Covid Tier process; a possible fourth surge of the virus; the global view of the pandemic and how it affects the US and Hawaii; the counts of the variant strains in Hawaii; the vaccine passport idea; herd immunity in Hawaii; the behavior of fully-vaccinated person; breastfeeding and vaccinations; post-testing on neighbor islands but not on Oahu; the eviction moratorium.
29:14
April 10, 2021
April 2, 2021 - COVID Update w/ Lt. Gov. Josh Green
The Lt. Gov. talks about the new CDC guidelines on travel in the US and how that impacts Hawaii and its tourist market. Other subjects include: keeping track of vaccination documentation; security of the vaccination card and info; the implementation of the vaccine passport idea; the situation with rental cars with the influx of tourists; the start of concerts and sporting events; pain relievers-what’s best and when to take them; the recent run of triple-digit case counts and what it means for Oahu; consequences for large gatherings.
29:16
April 3, 2021
March 26, 2021 - COVID Update w/ Lt. Gov. Josh Green
The Lt. Gov. of Hawaii, Josh Green, joins the show with an update on the coronavirus in Hawaii. Subjects include: the recent uptick in the statewide case count; the numbers of vaccinations to date; the effect of the influx of tourists on cases; the increase in cases on the mainland and how that affects Hawaii; vaccination of the Pacific Islander population; the rollout of the vaccines and the potential outlook on the next age groups to be eligible; the perceived popularity of the Pfizer vaccine; booster shots; vaccine passports.
28:43
March 26, 2021
MAR 21, 2021 – COVID Update w/ Lt. Gov. Josh Green
The Lt. Gov. of Hawaii, Josh Green, updates listeners on the pandemic. Subjects include the new CDC guidance on physical distancing in schools; when might schools adopt these new guidelines and open fully; the AstraZeneca vaccine and the problem with blood clots; an update on the vaccination numbers in Hawaii; a clarification on the state moving to level 1C for vaccinations; the management of the vaccine supply; the possibility of implementing a vaccine passport; travel to and from Oahu; the disparity between ethnic groups’ coverage of vaccination.
29:19
March 19, 2021
March 12, 2020 - COVID Update w/ Lt. Gov. Josh Green
The Lt. Gov. of Hawaii, Josh Green, provides an update on how Hawaii is coping with COVID-19. He talks about the opening up of the vaccination process at level 1C. He talks about the pace of getting through the various groups within the different levels; the applications received by the state for the vaccine; he updates us on variants in Hawaii and the success of the vaccines against the variants; the category of caregivers of ill persons. The LG addresses the travelers who received the vaccination but still tested positive. He talks about the Mayor of Honolulu opening up the city to various activities and businesses. Will kids get vaccinated and when? He touches on the Pacific Islander segment of the population. What kinds of relief can Hawaii expect with the passage of the latest COVID relief package?
28:03
March 17, 2021
March 5, 2021 - COVID Update w/ Lt. Gov. Josh Green
The Lt. Gov. updates us on the state of the COVID-19 vaccination efforts in Hawaii. Subjects include: Hawaii’s trend with lower numbers of Covid cases over the last week; Texas’s removing all Covid restrictions; gatherings getting larger even though numbers are going down in Hawaii; the advancing of vaccinations into the 70 to 74-year old category; vaccinating tourism workers; the timeline for companies to get their employees vaccinated; the impact of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine; the possibility of opening up interisland travel; the government’s efforts to help keep businesses open; full reopening of schools; the possibility of live entertainment reopening.
28:33
March 6, 2021
February 26, 2021 - COVID Update w/ Lt. Gov. Josh Green
The Lt. Gov. updates us on the state of the COVID-19 vaccination efforts in Hawaii. He updates us on: Hawaii’s rank of success in deploying the vaccine relative to other states; the frustrations of some who have not been able to be vaccinated; the effects of the vaccinations on Hawaii’s COVID numbers; how long will it take for vaccinations to be easier to get; the Johnson & Johnson vaccine’s impact and who should get it; information dissemination from the Lt. Gov’s office; some people are refusing the second shot; pregnancy and the vaccine shot; the challenges of reopening of schools.
28:01
February 26, 2021
February 19, 2021 - COVID Update with Lt. Gov. Josh Green
The Lt. Gov. updates us on the state of the COVID-19 vaccination efforts in Hawaii. Subjects include: the possibility of Hawaii moving to Tier 3; concerns going forward despite the recent success in fighting the virus; reasons for the delay on receiving vaccines; the update on the number of Hawaii residents who’ve received the vaccine; when will Hawaii move to priority 1C with the vaccinations?; the status of the supply of vaccines in Hawaii; statistics on those who have been vaccinated in Hawaii; an update on the safe travel program in light of the storm on the mainland; the status of interisland travel and testing; the possibility of in-person graduations being allowed this year.
29:02
February 20, 2021
February 12, 2021 - COVID Update w/ Lt. Gov. Josh Green
The Lt. Gov. updates us on the state of the COVID-19 vaccination efforts in Hawaii. The LG talks about the vaccine supply, logistics, and deployment; the vaccine tier system and how it’s working; gathering as a result of the Super Bowl; mental health in the wake of COVID and the state’s response; what would the LG like to see as a general response to the mental health crisis; the timeline for opening Hawaii’s economy; the response from the Federal government relative to Hawaii.
29:44
February 12, 2021
February 5, 2021 - COVID Update with Lt. Gov. Josh Green
The Lt. Gov. updates us on the state of the COVID-19 vaccination efforts in Hawaii. Topics include the number of vaccinations given to date; the practice of holding back some vaccine supplies for certain segments of the population; the logistics of the process in general; the practice of giving out shots in double doses vs a single dose to cover more people; the symptoms after receiving the vaccine shot; an update on the variants; the evaluation of the City’s tier system; a review of the Safe Travels program; a review of the basics of protection; a reminder of the limitations on gatherings especially with the potential for Super Bowl parties.
30:00
February 5, 2021
January 29, 2021 - COVID Update w/ Lt. Gov Josh Green
Lt. Gov. Josh Green joins the show with an update on COVID-19 in Hawaii. This week subjects include: vaccination progress in Hawaii; the new Johnson & Johnson one-shot vaccine; side effects of the second shot; the use of pain relievers before and after taking the vaccine; the priority schedule for vaccine, especially when it comes to teachers; the concept of sterilization immunity and what it means for our society; the wearing of two or more masks; State House bill allowing travel to Hawaii without a test; the danger of gatherings during the Super Bowl
28:49
January 29, 2021
January 22, 2021 - COVID Update with Lt. Gov Josh green
Lt. Gov. Josh Green joins the show with an update on COVID-19 in Hawaii. The LG talks about: the new presidential administration and its effect on tackling COVID in Hawaii; vaccinations in Hawaii; will we get enough of the vaccines; the difference between the vaccines; what happens when you get vaccinated; the presence of variants in Hawaii.
28:49
January 22, 2021
January 15, 2020 - COVID Update with Lt. Gov Josh Green
Lt. Gov Josh Green provides his weekly update on COVID-19 in Hawaii. He talks about: the roll-out of the mass vaccine program; the prioritization of vaccine doses for Hawaii vs other states; the current state of vaccinations; the reported slowness of the vaccinations; vaccinations for those who already had COVID; the variants of the coronavirus; the anecdotal evidence of the safety of the vaccines; a review of the LG’s request for people to stay home for two weeks; the predicted time for a return for normalcy.
25:07
January 15, 2021
January 8, 2021 - COVID Update w/ Lt. Gov. Josh Green
The Lt. Gov. talks about his recommendation to pause social gatherings for two weeks. This is a response to the recent big rise in COVID cases this week. What does one do when citizens spot a gathering of more than the limit of five people. The LG talks about the variants of the coronavirus and the state’s efforts to identify it and the fact that it’s more infectious. He talks about the vaccination efforts. Will we be facing a health care worker shortage? He addresses the disparity of travel restrictions between islands. He concludes with mental health and domestic abuse in the world of COVID.
29:45
January 11, 2021
December 18, 2020 - COVID Update with Lt. Gov. Josh Green
Lt. Gov. Josh Green joins us to update us on the coronavirus in Hawaii. He talks about the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, the number of doses, who gets them, risks of taking the vaccine. He revisits the daily numbers for COVID-19 in Hawaii versus the rest of the nation. Recommendations for those who are adventurous enough to travel. The importance of maintaining safe practices as the vaccines are being deployed. The Lt. Gov. fielded questions from listeners: Will we have to take the vaccine the same way we do the annual flu shot? Should those who react with peanut allergies and react with anaphylaxis take the vaccine shot? How does vaccination affect travel?
29:45
December 18, 2020
December 11, 2020 - COVID Update with Lt. Gov. Josh Green
The Lt. Gov. of Hawaii, Josh Green, is our guest today updating us on the coronavirus in Hawaii. Topics include: the impending rollout of the first vaccine in the US and how Hawaii is affected, where the state stand as far as priority, logistics, etc. Other topics include Hawaii residents being resistant to taking the vaccine; the makeup of the Phizer vaccine; the early feedback on people who have taken the vaccine in Europe; how long will the vaccine last; the current surge on the mainland; further financial aid from government, and other topics.
28:43
December 11, 2020
December 4, 2020 - COVID Update with Lt. Gov. Josh Green
Lt. Gov. Josh Green joins us for an update on COVID-19 in Hawaii. Topics include: Hawaii's numbers compared to the mainland; the efforts to keep Hawaii from duplicating the mainland's rise in COVID cases; recommendations on how to improve the state's safe travel program; the recent new guidance from the CDC on quarantine periods; the Kauai couple that got arrested for traveling to Hawaii after testing positive; his prediction of the availability of a vaccine; who gets the vaccine when it becomes available; the complexities of the logistics of deploying a vaccine; getting people to trust that the vaccine works and is safe.
30:34
December 4, 2020
November 20, 2020 - COVID Update with Lt. Gov Josh Green
Lt. Gov. Josh Green updates us on the latest on COVID in Hawaii. He talks about Thanksgiving and his recommendation to residents on how to celebrate responsibly. He gives an update on the safe travels program and addresses some criticism of the program, and travel to Hawaii in general. The Lt. Gov. talks about people across the country who think COVID-19 is a hoax. The discussion covers the latest news on vaccine advancements. He answers the question about the state mask mandate and talks about the general effectiveness of masks.
12:10
November 20, 2020
November 18, 2020 - Ron Mizutani, President & CEO of the Hawaii Food Bank
Ron Mizutani, President & CEO of the Hawaii Food Bank joins us to talk about the efforts of the Food Bank 8 months into the pandemic. He talks about the massive increases in the need for food across Honolulu. He addresses the challenges that people have in asking for food, and how COVID has changed that demographic. He also talks about the stigma that still exists for those who are in a situation that makes them "raise their hand" for food.
17:30
November 18, 2020
November 11, 2020 - COVID-19 Update with Lt. Gov Josh Green
Hawaii Lt. Gov. Josh Green joins us to give and update on COVID-19. He talks about a trip to the mainland he's taking to help Hawaii with the pandemic. He'll be meeting with leaders of the new administration coming in January as Joe Biden assumes office. He also talks about a possible mask mandate here in Hawaii and across the nation. Other topics include: the surge of COVID cases on the mainland; the possible causes of the spread on the mainland; the low positive cases from tourists; the local causes of spread; how to handle Thanksgiving this year; the possible inaccuracy of the COVID count in Hawaii; youth sports in Hawaii; can Honolulu expect a spike from recent events like voting and holidays; the Pfizer vaccine announcement; where does Hawaii stand in the line to get the vaccine when one becomes available; and other topics.
29:28
November 12, 2020
November 6, 2020 - COVID-19 Update with Lt. Gov. Josh green
Lt. Gov. Josh Green joins us with an update on the state of COVID in Hawaii. Topics include: the surge on the mainland and slowly increasing numbers in Hawaii; the possible causes of the rise in Hawaii's infections this week; the impact of tourism so far; the upcoming return of tourists from Japan; why Hawaii cannot force visitors to take a test; does Hawaii need a mandate on mask wearing; the challenges of a mask mandate; the situation at the state unemployment office; CARES Act funding use in Hawaii; can CARES Act money be used for COVID testing; an update on surveillance testing; rules on family gatherings; the Lt. Gov's views on the mayor-elect Rick Blangiardi and the future relationship between the city and state governments; and the outlook for Hawaii should Joe Biden hold his lead and become the next president.
28:19
November 6, 2020
October 30, 2020 - COVID-19 Update with Lt. Gov. Josh Green
Lt. Gov. Josh Green visits with his weekly update on COVID-19 in Hawaii. Subjects include: What to do during Halloween. Should families participate and how? What about taking candy from people?; An update on tourism numbers; How many tourists have tested positive while in Hawaii; the locations of trending hot spots in Hawaii; the fining for those who are caught without wearing a mask; the different scenarios for people being in quarantine; some of the positive changes happening because of COVID-19; how might Las Vegas expedite travel to and from Hawaii; when can the average citizen expect a vaccine to be available?; will Hawaii experience a surge like we're seeing on the mainland.
28:10
November 6, 2020
October 23, 2020 - COVID-19 Update with Lt. Gov. Josh green
The Lt. Gov. updates us on Hawaii's battle against the coronavirus. Topics include: an evaluation of the first week of tourism travel to Hawaii, the numbers, testing, problems, etc.: how the state dealing with the influx of more than 7,000 people in quarantine; making covid testing easier for college students; an update on the state's random surveillance program; youth sports-when can kids get back to participating?; mask-wearing; what happens to Halloween this year?: the mainland's surge and its effect on tourism; the new definition of "exposure" relative to being with someone with COVID-19; when can Hawaii anticipate a vaccine?; and wearing masks outdoors.
31:57
October 23, 2020
October 22, 2020 - Mayoral Candidate Keith Amemiya
947 KUMU invited the two candidates for mayor of Honolulu to answer a set of questions common to both candidates. These questions covered these areas: Qualifications to be mayor; what are your top three to five priorities as mayor?; your plan to lead the economic recovery after COVID-19; can the rail project be successful?; affordable housing; what needs to change in the Honolulu Police Dept?; homelessness. These questions came from listeners and were asked specifically to Keith Amemiya: Why are your ads attack ads when you promised to keep the race clean? You've never served in elected office before and you are 20 years younger than Mr. Blangiardi. Do you think these characteristics are pros or cons?
22:07
October 23, 2020
October 21, 2020 - Mayoral Candidate Rick Blangiardi
947 KUMU invited the two candidates for mayor of Honolulu to answer a set of questions common to both candidates. These questions covered these areas: Qualifications to be mayor; what are your top three to five priorities as mayor?; your plan to lead the economic recovery after COVID-19; can the rail project be successful?; affordable housing; what needs to change in the Honolulu Police Dept?; homelessness. These questions came from listeners and were asked specifically to Rick Blangiardi: Why are you hiding the fact that you are a Republican? Rick you weren't born here in Hawaii so there's a style difference, also you have not held elected office. Do you see these as positive or negatives in seeking the office of mayor?
24:05
October 22, 2020
October 16, 2020 - COVID-19 Update with Lt. Gov. Josh Green
Lt. Gov. Josh Green updates us on the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in Hawaii. Subjects include: the opening of Hawaii to tourism; the testing process for tourists; the concern of the honor system for those who choose to quarantine; random surveillance testing after tourists arrive; the rise in the number of cases on the mainland and how it affects Hawaii's tourism; the Lt. Gov's opinion of the White House promoting "herd immunity"; neighbor island travel concerns; the idea of requiring tourists to take a covid test.
26:09
October 17, 2020
October 9, 2020 - COVID-19 Update with Lt. Governor Josh Green
Lt. Gov Josh Green provides his weekly update on COVID-19 in Hawaii. The subjects addressed are: the upcoming opening of the tourism market on Oct 13; how many tourists can Hawaii expect?; he discusses some of the logistics involved; the risk of bringing in thousands of tourists; what are the consequences for people if they break quarantine. Lt. Gov. Green also addressed President Trump's recent battle against COVID-19. He talked about some of the therapies the president underwent while hospitalized. He also outlined the protocol for when someone is infected with a bad case of the virus. And he suggested that the president's behavior was wrong and unethical.
31:33
October 9, 2020
October 2, 2020 - COVID-19 Update with Lt. Governor Josh Green
Hawaii's Lt. Gov. Josh Green joins us once again for his weekly update on the battle against the coronavirus. The LG talks about: his recent illness with COVID-19; the announcement that President Trump has COVIC-19; the reopening of Hawaii's tourism market; what the testing for that opening will look like; he also touches on some of the state's COVID statistics.
24:33
October 2, 2020
September 25, 2020 - COVID Update with Lt. Governor Josh Green
The Lt. Gov. contracted COVID-19. He has recovered and talks about his experiences as a patient. Other topics: the upcoming opening of the travel restrictions for tourists wanting to visit; the testing process for incoming travelers; he talks about the trends in Hawaii’s COVID statistics and their implications; will Hawaii be using CARES Act money to help finance testing; he addresses the problem bars are having reopening; he addresses the questions and outlook for a vaccine. The Lt. Gov. reminds everyone to observe the usual safety practices. We also talked to Todd Lewis the COO of the Blood Bank of Hawaii. He addressed: the dire need to build up the state’s blood supply; what types of blood are needed; how to donate; the procedures in place to give blood during the pandemic.
24:46
September 25, 2020
September 18, 2020 - COVID-19 Update with Lt. Governor Josh Green
Lt. Gov. Josh Green talks about his experience as a COVID-19 patient. He tested positive and immediately quarantined himself. He went through the details of the quarantine process. The Lt. Gov. has been put in charge of the upcoming opening of Hawaii's travel with the accompanying testing. He talks about the contact tracing efforts by the state team. The LG answers a question about the difference between different types of negative test results. And he answers a question about getting schools to open up again.
19:07
September 18, 2020
September 11, 2020 - COVID-19 Update with Lt. Governor Josh Green
The Lt. Gov. updates us on the latest on the coronavirus in Hawaii. He covers the extension of the 2-week extension of the lockdown; He analyzes some of the specific rules of behavior for the lockdown; He discusses the results of the recent surge testing that took place. Also discussed are infection rates and daily cases. How does Hawaii's tourism look at this point? The LG takes questions from listeners. He covers the recent changes at the State Dept. of Health. The LG also reviews his proposed 5-point plan to further combat the virus. He also walks through the procedure for one of the latest tests.
32:01
September 11, 2020
September 9, 2020 - Sarah Bolles, COVID-19 survivor
Sarah Bolles is a local Hawaii resident who is a COVID-19 survivor. She tells us about how she thinks she contracted the virus, the details on her hospital stay, the drugs, and the treatment she received. Plus, she gives advice to those who may not consider the coronavirus as much of a threat.
24:60
September 9, 2020
September 4, 2020 - COVID Update with Lt. Governor Josh Green
Hawaii Lt. Gov. Josh Green joins us for his weekly update on the coronavirus in Hawaii. Topics include: the changes at the upper levels of the Hawaii Department of Health, including the retirement of the director and especially the leave of absence of Hawaii's state epidemiologist, Sarah Park; the differences between the types of tests people can take for coronavirus detection; how to behave during the Labor Day weekend; conflicting information from the CDC; COVID-19 vs the flu; information about vaccines, their trials, timeline, and effectiveness. The Lt. Gov also answers listeners questions regarding life during the pandemic.
32:27
September 4, 2020
August 28, 2020 - COVID Update with Lt. Governor Josh Green
In his weekly COVID update, the Lt. Gov talks about the continuing surge of the coronavirus in Hawaii; the 2-week lockdown and how long it could possibly go; rapid testing and testing in general; the mass test taking place on the H3 freeway; other coronavirus-related subjects. He also answers questions from the online and listening audience on masks, testing, the performance of other government leaders, and others.
29:31
August 29, 2020
August 20, 2020 - COVID Update with Lt. Governor Josh Green
The Lt. Gov. updates us on the coronavirus pandemic in Hawaii. He talks about the continuing surge of the virus on Oahu. And he reviews the recent new state and city emergency measures that recently went in place. Subjects also include the state of our hospitals and staffing, the spread within certain demographic groups, the recent changes in personnel at the Dept of Health, and the effect of the pandemic on the population's mental health. He also answers random questions from listeners.
33:31
August 20, 2020
August 14, 2020 - COVID Update with Lt. Gov Josh Green
The Lt. Gov. talks about the recent surge in COVID19 cases and what caused it. He also discusses the ramifications of the surge-will there be another lockdown, a stay-at-home order? He mentions how the statistics of infection, hospitalization, ICU use, and death play out. He also talks about schools opening, bars closing, contact tracing and the change in the Dept of Health leadership that will pursue that area more vigorously. He also addresses the main source of the spread of infection, that it's not going to the store or going about one's day; it is all about people congregating and not practicing the prevention guidelines. The LG also talks about the surge and what that means for hospitals and staff, and is the state ready to handle things should it get worse.
31:37
August 14, 2020
August 7, 2020 - COVID Update with Lt. Gov Josh Green
COVID Update with Lt. Gov Josh Green
32:15
August 8, 2020
July 31, 2020 - COVID Update with Lt. Gov Josh Green
The Lt Gov visits with an update for Hawaii and how we're handling the recent surge in COVID cases. He also addresses: schools reopening, the possibility of a shutdown at the state level, bars being closed for three weeks, the lasting effects (if any) of COVID-19, the type and level of financial support for people from the state and federal governments, doctors that claim a "cure" in the form of a cocktail mix of drugs, herd immunity and when that comes into play, what citizens should do if they see a group of people violating the large group mandates. He closes with things we can do to knock down the spread of the coronavirus.
31:60
August 1, 2020
July 31, 2020 - Scott Miscovich, Premier Medical Group
Miscovich is one of the leading experts in studying the coronavirus. He talks about his background and expertise. Premier Medical Group does a lot of the testing for the coronavirus in Hawaii. Topics include: will the pandemic get worse before it gets better; sending children back to school; how do we explain the surge in COVID-19 cases Hawaii is experiencing?; flu vs COVID-19; the long-term damages of COVID-19; the effectiveness of hydroxycloroquine against the coronavirus; herd immunity and why it's a bad idea; his recommendation for what Hawaii should do right now to combat the virus; what residents need to do to prevent getting COVID-19.
33:02
July 30, 2020
July 24, 2020 - COVID-19 Update with Lt. Gov Josh Green
Lt. Gov Josh Green continues his weekly update on the coronavirus in Hawaii. Topics discussed include the state of Hawaii overall; the recent spike of 55 cases; the pandemic and its effect on the impending storm; the impact of COVID-19 on Pacific Islanders; the start of school and the uncertainty that revolves around the situation; the development of a vaccine; big picture outlook in Hawaii; covid testing in Hawaii; the cause for the disparity in receiving test results. The Lt. Gov. also touches on what people should do with the hurricane bearing down on Hawaii, how to handle sheltering in place or at a shelter, how to prepare with supplies.
27:10
July 24, 2020
July 23, 2020 - HSTA President Corey Rosenlee
HSTA President Corey Rosenlee joins the show to talk about public schools reopening. The HSTA is at odds with the State Department of Education on opening schools. The issues covered are: the teachers are not ready to go back to school under the current covid-19 situation; the other parties at schools (principals and staff) are also not willing to go back yet; what will a safe opening look like; parents are caught in the middle of it all, including parents with children in different schools; how are special education students being handled?; some teachers are in the high-risk category (over 50, those with underlying health conditions); what kind of distance learning is available if students don't go back to school?; the safety of everyone on campus; the other myriad issues and logistics that are complicated by the coronavirus.
24:37
July 24, 2020
July 17, 2020 - Lt. Gov Josh Green
The Lt. Gov. of Hawaii, Josh Green updates us on the coronavirus in Hawaii. Subjects include: the general state of Hawaii; the state of hospitals regarding ICU beds and equipment to handle covid patients in light of the recent surge in cases; therapies available to patients; the death rate of Covid-19 and things that affect it; the state and federal governments' relief efforts for those who are can't pay their rent or mortgage; the impact of Covid-19 on businesses; the plan to get children back to school; Dr. Anthony Fauci's role and relationship with the president; the idea of implementing a quarantine hotel system in Hawaii; the state's use of a digital platform for capturing and analyzing data; the use of masks and their effectiveness.
32:20
July 18, 2020
July 10, 2020 - COVID Update with Lt. Gov Josh Green
Lt. Gov Josh Green joins for another check on how our state is responding to the pandemic. He covers topics like the recent uptick in Covid-19 cases, schools starting up again, virus testing (including the recent downturn in testing supplies), the state's desire to reopen on August 1, what Hawaii needs to do to reduce the number of cases, recent planned events where large gatherings of people would have occurred, and other subjects related to the coronavirus pandemic.
32:20
July 10, 2020
July 2, 2020 - COVID Update with Lt. Gov Josh Green
Lt. Gov. Josh Green drops by with his weekly update on the coronavirus in Hawaii. He discusses the recent upsurge in COVID-19 cases; what Hawaii must do to keep our virus numbers relatively low; the outlook for teachers as the start of the new school year looms; financial help from the state and federal governments; the importance of wearing a mask to help keep the spread in check.
48:05
July 2, 2020
June 26, 2020 - COVID-19 Update with Lt. Governor Josh Green
The LG addresses the state's plan to open up the tourist economy and the multiple challenges that go along with that. He also answers listeners questions regarding testing, quarantine, penalties for quarantine breakers, and the challenges residents are having in light of opening up our local economy. The LG also talks about the recent uptick in Covid-19 cases in Hawaii and the rest of the nation. He answers the question, at what point does the state look at the increases in cases and say "that's enough, we have to change things"?
32:01
June 29, 2020
June 25, 2020 - Dr. Emily Brewer, Aloha Free Clinic
She talks about coronavirus in Hawaii, the clinic, how it got started, who's eligible, and the types of services available.
25:47
June 25, 2020
June 19, 2020 - COVID Update with Lt. Gov Josh Green
June 19, 2020 - COVID Update with Lt. Gov Josh Green
31:27
June 22, 2020
June 15, 2020 - Dr, Akiemi Glenn, Executive Director of the Popolo Project
June 15, 2020 - Dr, Akiemi Glenn, Executive Director of the Popolo Project
45:18
June 15, 2020
Special Edition Hawaii Matters: Black Lives Matter
Originally aired on June 14, 2020, this 94.7 KUMU live on-air forum discusses systemic racism, inequality, and hate violence claiming Black lives.  A distinguished panel of local leaders assembled for this in-depth discussion: Susan Ballard, chief of the Honolulu Police Department; Alphonso Braggs, president of the Honolulu-Hawai‘i NAACP; Dr. Akiemi Glenn, executive director of the Pōpolo Project; and Noelani Goodyear-Ka'ōpua, professor of political science at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.
01:49:16
June 14, 2020
June 12, 2020 - COVID-19 Update with Lt. Governor Josh Green
June 12, 2020 - COVID-19 Update with Lt. Governor Josh Green
31:56
June 12, 2020
June 5, 2020 - COVID-19 Update with Lt. Governor Josh Green
June 5, 2020 - COVID-19 Update with Lt. Governor Josh Green
47:10
June 6, 2020
June 1, 2020 - Angela Keen, Hawaii Quarantine Kapu Breakers
June 1, 2020 - Angela Keen, Hawaii Quarantine Kapu Breakers
25:02
June 2, 2020
May 29, 2020 - COVID Update with Lt. Governor Josh Green
May 29, 2020 - COVID Update with Lt. Governor Josh Green
33:22
May 29, 2020
May 21, 2020 - Lt. Governor Josh Green
Lt. Governor Josh Green
28:05
May 21, 2020
May 19, 2020 - Mayor Kirk Caldwell
Mayor Kirk Caldwell
30:45
May 19, 2020
May 18, 2020 - Ashley Mika Ho, Hawaii Distance Learning Forum
Ashley Mika Ho, Hawaii Distance Learning Forum
19:30
May 18, 2020
May 15, 2020 - COVID-19 Update with Lt. Gov Josh Green
COVID-19 Update with Lt. Gov Josh Green
32:12
May 15, 2020
May 14, 2020 - Tina Yamaki, President, Retail Merchants of Hawaii
Tina Yamaki, President, Retail Merchants of Hawaii
24:47
May 14, 2020
May 13, 2020 – Legislature Update With Scott Saiki, Speaker of the State House of Representatives
Legislature Update With Scott Saiki, Speaker of the State House of Representatives 
25:34
May 14, 2020
May 12, 2020 - Pankaj Bhanot, State of Hawaii Director of Human Services
Pankaj Bhanot, State of Hawaii Director of Human Services
32:37
May 13, 2020
May 11, 2020 - Kent Hironaka, DDS, Dental Work During COVID-19
Kent Hironaka, DDS, Dental Work During COVID-19
34:20
May 12, 2020
May 8, 2020 - COVID-19 Update with Lt. Gov. Josh Green
COVID-19 Update with Lt. Gov. Josh Green 
32:15
May 8, 2020
May 7, 2020 – Scott Murakami, Director, Department of Labor & Industrial Relations
Scott Murakami, Director, Department of Labor & Industrial Relations
49:02
May 8, 2020
May 6, 2020 - Alan Oshima, "Navigator" for Hawaii's economic recovery
Alan Oshima, "Navigator" for Hawaii's economic recovery
32:06
May 6, 2020
May 5, 2020 – Nancy Kreidman, CEO of the Domestic Violence Action Center
Nancy Kreidman, CEO of the Domestic Violence Action Center
37:37
May 5, 2020
May 4, 2020 – Alice Inoue, Executive Coach for Life-Work Success, Happiness U Founder
Alice Inoue, Executive Coach for Life-Work Success, Happiness U Founder
29:46
May 5, 2020
May 1, 2020 - COVID-19 Update with Lt. Gov. Josh Green
COVID-19 Update with Lt. Gov. Josh Green 
40:20
May 2, 2020
April 30, 2020 – Life After COVID-19 with Anthony Nelson, Chief Commercial Officer, Premier Restoration Hawaii
Life After COVID-19 with Anthony Nelson, Chief Commercial Officer, Premier Restoration Hawaii
18:56
April 30, 2020
April 29, 2020 – Government Update with Governor David Ige
Government Update with Governor David Ige 
39:09
April 30, 2020
April 28, 2020 – Lisa Kimura, Vice President, Community Impact at Aloha United Way
Lisa Kimura, Vice President, Community Impact at Aloha United Way
22:20
April 28, 2020
April 27, 2020 - Bags of Hope Supply Drive Information with Jill Wright, Director of Philanthropy and Community Relations at IHS, The Institute for Human Services
Bags of Hope Supply Drive Information with Jill Wright, Director of Philanthropy and Community Relations at IHS, The Institute for Human Services
19:20
April 27, 2020
April 24, 2020 - COVID-19 Update with Lt. Gov. Josh Green
COVID-19 Update with Lt. Gov. Josh Green 
29:58
April 24, 2020
April 23, 2020 – Life for Doctors/Healthcare Professionals in New York with Dr. Lina Miyakawa, Pulmonary & Critical Care physician and Deputy Medical ICU Director at Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Life for Doctors/Healthcare Professionals in New York with Dr. Lina Miyakawa, Pulmonary & Critical Care physician and Deputy Medical ICU Director at Mount Sinai Beth Israel
36:17
April 23, 2020
April 22, 2020 – Congressional Update with US Senator, Mazie Hirono
Congressional Update with US Senator, Mazie Hirono 
31:42
April 22, 2020
April 21, 2020 – Support for Small Businesses with Janina Abiles, Director of HR and Safety Training, ProService Hawaii
Support for Small Businesses with Janina Abiles, Director of HR and Safety Training, ProService Hawaii
33:39
April 22, 2020
April 20, 2020 – Public School Update with Christina Kishimoto, Hawaii Department of Education State Superintendent
Public School Update with Christina Kishimoto, Hawaii Department of Education State Superintendent
19:46
April 21, 2020
April 17, 2020 – COVID-19 Update with Lt. Gov. Josh Green
COVID-19 Update with Lt. Gov. Josh Green 
29:30
April 17, 2020
April 16, 2020 – Resources Available to Waianae Coast Residents with Dr. Steven Bradley, Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center
Resources Available to Waianae Coast Residents with Dr. Steven Bradley, Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center
31:56
April 16, 2020
April 15, 2020 – How do we reopen our economy? With Scott Saiki, Speaker of the State House of Representatives
How do we reopen our economy? With Scott Saiki, Speaker of the State House of Representatives 
17:58
April 15, 2020
April 14, 2020 – Proper Mask Use with Dr. Darragh O’Carroll, Emergency Physician at Kuakini Medical Center, and Medical Director with One Hawaii
Proper Mask Use with Dr. Darragh O’Carroll, Emergency Physician at Kuakini Medical Center, and Medical Director with One Hawaii
59:19
April 14, 2020
April 13, 2020 – Coronavirus Related Fraud with Steve Levins, Executive Director, Office of Consumer Protection
Coronavirus Related Fraud with Steve Levins, Executive Director, Office of Consumer Protection 
38:26
April 13, 2020
April 10, 2020 – COVID-19 Update with Lt. Gov. Josh green
COVID-19 Update with Lt. Gov. Josh green
31:15
April 10, 2020
April 8, 2020 – Hawaiian Airlines Update with Peter Ingram, President and CEO, Hawaiian Airlines
Hawaiian Airlines Update with Peter Ingram, President and CEO, Hawaiian Airlines 
36:36
April 8, 2020
April 7, 2020 – Take-Out Concerns with Elisia Flores, CEO and Vice Chair L&L Hawaii
Take-Out Concerns with Elisia Flores, CEO and Vice Chair L&L Hawaii
10:57
April 7, 2020
April 6, 2020 – Pet Concerns with Daniel Roselle, Director of Community Relations, Hawaiian Humane Society
Pet Concerns with Daniel Roselle, Director of Community Relations, Hawaiian Humane Society 
17:52
April 6, 2020
April 3, 2020 – COVID-19 Update with Lt. Gov. Josh Green
COVID-19 Update with Lt. Gov. Josh Green
20:47
April 3, 2020
April 2, 2020 - Mental Health with Sondra Leiggi-Brandon, Director of Behavior Health Services, The Queen’s Medical Center
Mental Health with Sondra Leiggi-Brandon, Director of Behavior Health Services, The Queen’s Medical Center
37:54
April 2, 2020
April 1, 2020 – Federal Programs Update with Congressman Ed Case
Federal Programs Update with Congressman Ed Case
47:59
April 1, 2020
March 31, 2020 – Shipping Concerns with Vic Angoco, Sr. VP-Pacific, Matson
Shipping Concerns with Vic Angoco, Sr. VP-Pacific, Matson 
23:07
March 31, 2020
March 30, 2020 – Employment Problems with Chad Higa, Express Employment Professionals
Employment Problems with Chad Higa, Express Employment Professionals
29:43
March 30, 2020
March 27, 2020 – COVID-19 Update with Mayor Kirk Caldwell
COVID-19 Update with Mayor Kirk Caldwell 
37:52
March 27, 2020
March 26, 2020 – COVID-19 Update with Lt. Gov. Josh Green
COVID-19 Update with Lt. Gov. Josh Green
32:15
March 26, 2020