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"I four. One hundred new coronavirus infections. Statewide eight cases were on oahu. The rest on the big island and sadly our five or more nineteen deaths. The state reported three faiths holidays on awful and late this afternoon. Who what you county reported to. Both in hilo was hospitalized at hilo medical center. The other is linked to the outbreak at the yukio veterans home. This brings the death toll at the care homes. It's head lynn. Kowano joins us with more on the mass testing. That's now being done. The outbreak at the veteran's home started weeks ago but for the first time an outside testing group has been invited to assist in the rain. National guard members haima staff and workers from premier. medical group. Set up a testing site in the parking lot of the yukio coup state veteran center the site of a large cluster of covid nineteen. We're trying to keep the people going in and out of the to a minimum knowing that there's an active outbreak. We want to be able to test the staff safely and the patient safely close contacts and family members of staff were also tested. Dr scott mrk. Vich says the home needed to do this kind of widespread testing sooner. You do broadscale testing with the first and second degree context within that cluster. And you figure out who has it. You isolated and separated. Ten residents have died in less than two weeks for a national positive results came in today bringing the total to sixty three out of seventy four patients. Infected twenty two staff members have also tested positive. It's because they all didn't do it the right way they all basically just just did it. Some some partial way. We had not been testing family members of staff. That's not something that's indicated to do the group that's coming in had the capacity to do that and so They're they're the expanded it to close family members. Premier medical group is doing multiple tests on site. So they'll be back again this weekend and next week to re-test everyone that's to catch someone who may be infected but isn't shedding the virus yet. I'm lynn kawano. What news now. We'll halloween other care. Homes statewide are experiencing our own outbreaks. The life care center of hilo says one of its associates has tested positive for covid. Nineteen employee is in isolation all residents at the facility were tested as a precaution and on wall who holly noni rehab in. Nursing center says four residents have died at the facility since an outbreak in mid august yesterday the facility reported one new staff member infection it total of fifty nine people have so far tested positive at holly money. Smith's from the mainland are in riding on oahu to help healthcare workers at the queen's and kooky medical centers a federal medical team of thirty six people from the department of health and human services will be here for about two weeks. The first group of nurses arrived at the queen's punchbowl campus. Yesterday there's more bad news on the economic front. The council on revenues today says the state's tax coffers will be down eleven percent or about seven hundred seventy million dollars during the current fiscal year. Which ends next to july. That's due partly to the delayed reopening of tourism. The group is already also downgrading its outlook for the following fiscal year. The new york times. Just what is the only state in the nation. Were retail stores are being forced to close because of covid or who shops cannot reopen for at least another two weeks under the city's new orders and business owners say they're feeling helpless like just put discounts put. It sells on just to get any form of income coming coming along and it's kind of like there is no real sense of having hopes and dreams at this point sherry kierra owner of cure hawaii and kakaako says. They've moved all their inventory out of the store. At this time and are focusing on online orders the closures and uncertainty have made it difficult for her to find. Employees will stick around and curious says she feels the city's rules unfairly targeted small businesses it. It just doesn't make any sense because there's big box retailers like walmart and target and if you go there it is so crowded. Nobody social distancing. We truly believe that many businesses are going above and beyond to ensure that they are operating a safe and healthy work environment for their employees or clients and customers sharing manure mcnamara. The president and ceo of the hawaii chamber of commerce says retailers should be very least be able to have pickup orders or deliveries shows the chamber will be urging city leaders to consider reopening even partially reopening some industries. The honolulu council today urged the mayor to set aside up to one hundred million dollars. The funding would be used to help prevent commercial landlords from evicting businesses. That rent from them. Multiple business owners told the council that they fear eviction because they cannot afford rent especially with federal aid running out and a second round of business closures. Landlords urged tax relief. That could be funded by cares. Act money you know. I think we all recognize that businesses are hurting from waco to holly eva from waikiki. To manalo and we really need to do something to help them. The proposal would involve tax breaks landlords. Would use to offset lost rent revenue. It was developed by a coalition of public and private sector stakeholders council passed through with a unanimous vote a bizarre karen in the department of health whistleblower case testing an expert. Dr scott mitch. Says the disease investigator who blew open. The controversy is being accused of threatening violence and he calls the accusation garbage mahela. Richardson joins us with the latest. My hair ash. Dr miss schiavo made the shocking comments last night on the facebook page of choline county investigator mel report now. Jennifer smith of irala gist and disease. Investigator exposed the state's overwhelmed. Contact tracing program last friday. Both she and her boss state epidemiologist. Dr sarah park were put on paid leave because of an investigation according to sources now dr miscarriage says smith is being accused at the department of health of threatening violence with guns and he calls it retaliation. I was talking to her as she was being out by the sheriff's last week and it was absolute garbage. I got a call from or jennifer who was in tears and And she was saying. I can't believe it i can't believe it. There is a chef sheriff here and their escorting going to escort me out the building and put me on administrative leave and i was. I talked to her. The whole lays out while she was walking out the building in tears and eventually they gave her a letter which i do have a copy of which has tests like saying that she was threatening someone with guns or something and she's like an have guns and dozen it was. It was just saying that a couple of nameless people were saying that she was threatening violence against them. I mean you wanna talk about a classic classic whistle blower retaliation miscarriage believes the state could face costly legal action. Because smith has whistle blower immunity. She's been silent since initially speaking out but her supporters including moskovitch and congresswoman tulsi. Gabbard have been speaking out for her. Now we asked the department of health for comment on this internal drama and the deal. Wage would only say that smith is on leave and no other information will be provided. Smith's union says it is aware of the allegation and is looking into it. My.
"lynn kawano" Discussed on KHVH 830AM
"Now in like less than an hour early full charge no well if you're ready to roll so that has opened and the KGMB of phone apps story of will sure next hour let's see how the time goes but I will refer to you to Hawaii news now and look at that story if we don't have a chance to talk about it it's about phone apps that your kids can be subjected to predatory activities and sex torsion and I'm sure you probably know that indicates so gore I news now I think it's an excellent story that Lynn Kawano did something we should see my brother thanks for today man and we'll be back right after the news it's nine o'clock. Honolulu and I heart radio station. the resignation in Congress I'm Lisa Brady. fox news alert New York Republican Chris Collins is stepping down the day before he is due in court fox's colonel Scott has more Liza Lisa Collins resignation has been confirmed by house speaker Nancy Pelosi's office it will be officially read into the record tomorrow even though the house is in recess Collins is expected to plead guilty to stay in an insider trading case the charges include wire and securities fraud prosecutors say he advised stockholders including his son to sell shares in a bio pharmaceutical company after a drug trial fail the kids up to New York democratic governor Andrew Cuomo to call a special election to fill that seat in the district that C. cleans heavily Republican thanks colonel president trump still denies doing anything wrong made a call. when the whistle blower. he made. making moments ago about the complaints that's fueling a ramped up impeachment probe fox's John decker is live at the White House Republican lawmakers are circling the wagons and their support of president trump less than a week after house Democrats launched an impeachment inquiry house minority whip Steve Scalise on fox news said he views the in query the inquiry as presidential harassment it really is an abuse of power to just constantly go after president and say we're gonna Peachum even if there's nothing to impeach him all on the president saying he does not know the identity of a whistle blower who filed a complaint against him but once again said there was nothing improper in his July call with the president of Ukraine Lisa meantime John the house intelligence committee chairman Adams ships as the panel's reach an agreement with the whistle blowers lawyers to have him testify the president's comments came just after the swearing in of his new labor secretary Eugene Scalia. America is listening.
"lynn kawano" Discussed on KHNR 690AM
"Lum on hawaii news now your source breaking news trial had to be delayed again for the holly alkyl protester who is speaking hawaiian during his court proceedings with his interpreter with them the case against samuel kelly corker ale was supposed to begin today but in the end the judge was forced to postpone it or lynn kowano joins us now a details lynn sean while he had a translator to interpret for the judge what he was saying there was no one who could translate in writing so the case was moved to the summer samuel kelly called co l was an associate professor of hawaiian studies at uh mo we campus co ill who was fluent in both english and hawaiian filed the motion to dismiss his case citing a violation of his right to a speedy trial but that motion was written in hawaiian and his translator could only provide oral assistance to the court not written assistance therefore the court needed time for the motion to be interpreted the right to a speedy trial were denied l was one of six arrested last august during protests of telescope construction atop holly law prior hearings drew criticism against the judiciary after l was issued an arrest warrant was standing in front of the judge when he refused to speak english this date then changed its policy saying they would provide interpreters for hawaiian speakers in court his trial was rescheduled for july i'm lynn kawano hawaii news now thank you very much live.
"lynn kawano" Discussed on KHNR 690AM
"The most that's because it has vance the most and because of the direction it is going it is now just a little bit more than a mile from highway one thirty seven and that is a main evacuation route and it is one of the last in that lower puna area usgs officials flew over the area early this morning and again this afternoon they expressed some relief after the afternoon flight in seeing that the flow has slowed the flow front has slowed down a little bit is moving pretty fast overnight over one hundred yards per hour and now it's slowed down quite a bit from that we don't know is that slowing down is going to continue or if it's gonna stay at this rate so i'd say we're still concerned it's it's moving towards the highway but it's the rate is moving in the right direction it's good that it's slowing down but we can't say if it's going to stop or not the other fishers eighteen nineteen are still active but not a lot of activity and then the remaining fishers are inactive right now that was the latest that we got from the us gs at that press conference now a health official also wanted to emphasize the air quality it is dangerous out here those masks are not going to help they suggest evacuation as the best plan and the numbers did grow in the shelters and care i'll and again we're up about five hundred people seeking shelter reporting live in pau i'm lynn kawano hawaii news now thank you very much lend.
"lynn kawano" Discussed on KHNR 690AM
"The one mile that they can tell people they believe is safe of course the situation is continuing to develop and we will bring you the very latest as it does reporting live here in whole me like lincoln hawaii news now thank you very much in the latest vent to open send families fleeing from the area take a look this video from alani puna gardens resident who had to pack up their belongings and leave their home behind the order to evacuate a sober dioxide filled the air i heard the siren then they personally came to beach house until said evacuate evacuate evacuate straight was alive with emergency vehicles and we were told nobody was being in that's it officials are closely monitoring the air quality in that area but families are still waiting and watching for their next opportunity to return home meantime has mentioned earlier efforts are underway to quickly remove pentane gas from the poor geothermal venture power plant the movement of the pentane gases something state officials wanted days ago so what took so long lynn kowano was at a press conference with the governor that issue when steph it was clear governor david ige was not happy with the slow response from puna geothermal venture the governor announced he signed us supplemental emergency proclamation which allows him to take action regarding private facilities like pg he says they wanna work with pg but the removal of pentane gas should have been done last week thursday and friday of last week we had already identified that as an issue and hit meter requests that they move it off site as soon as possible and what was the reaction you got when you requested that right away they said they would get on it and it's still on the site and that's why i'm taking this action today a response team has been activated including big island mayor harry kim pg representatives the state is also getting input from geothermal experts on the mainland the state says there is no immediate danger right now but the movement of the pentane gas has been expedited and should be offsite by tomorrow i'm lynn kawano hawaii news now thank you very much lynnwood.
"lynn kawano" Discussed on KHNR 690AM
"In place the ocean safety lieutenant will continue the twice daily routine the new storage facility at ille beach will be put in somewhere in this grassy area hopefully by the end of the summer i'm lynn kawano hawaii news now a great job and let me tell you how pathetic decisions i mean seriously two hundred grand listen me and james will do for fifty okay i mean it's like are you kidding me is this one of those no bid deals two hundred thousand each what happened to the person that was doing the remodel and the emmy spruce it up on these things why didn't they take into consideration wait a minute what are we doing with this space what are we trying to achieve now here's another one this is mike i can't believe they don't schedule somebody to be at the distribution point earlier than the shift loaded all up and be at the beach when the when the life guards arrive what kind of a brainstorm with that take to have happen a good point that's true in other words shift starts and they and half an hour later the truck rolls in how about the truck rolls before the shift starts oh no we don't have a budget for that it's the same thing when we talk every month when the box jellyfish invasion comes and it comes and people get all stung up because there's no lifeguard on duty early in the morning when the people go for their morning constitutional swim are you kidding i mean you don't have to have the full staff on but wouldn't one die be able to go up and down waikiki beats and tell people hey you know what the jellyfish and the water please be careful don't go in the water don't go in the water do you know you see that movies horror movies the kids going up the stairs of the house and you say tokyo in the house and he goes in any way and of course that's where the monster is it takes his head off well in this case people go into the water they get that anticlimactic shock because it gets stung by big old jellyfish because there was nobody there to warn them somebody said hey put up the signs oh man are you kidding me how about you make the signs continent permanent but this big old pole in the ground but the fine to apply to grab it you gotta you gotta question you gotta solution you give me the answer on the answer i feel badly for that you can leave the.
"lynn kawano" Discussed on KHNR 690AM
"And the tables and benches that are often used as beds would be removed the cities also considering cameras to be monitored by hp twenty four seven bike and foot patrols have now been stepped up in waikiki lifeguards hope that will relieve some of the pressure from tourists expecting them to police the beach so they can focus on those enjoying their being expected to do everything kind of for all circumstances and my concern is that number one that this really detracts from what they are primarily therefore their primary role in their primary job of course is to watch the water honolulu police leaders say they are working with ems to come up with ways to get faster response there is an officer posted at the waikiki substation nearby but can't leave and is only allowed to dispatch other officers which still takes time i'm lynn kawano hawaii news now news across the nation on president trump in south florida today is too big issues swirl in capitol hill a bill to protect special counsel robert muller and the confirmation of mike pompeo the secretary of state nominee blaine alexander reports president trump with members of a drugfighting task force in florida talking border security we need border protection we need the wall we have to have the wall while behind closed doors lobbying for his secretary of state nominee mike pompeo the cia director at risk of being voted down monday by the senate foreign relations committee with republican rand paul today announcing he will vote against pompeo and democrats saying they want someone who will stand up to the president we didn't hear any evidence at the hearing for director pompeii oh that he was willing to do that many republicans hope pompeo will still be approved in a full senate vote who can know more about what's happening around the world and say no one especially supporters argue after his recent meeting with north korea's kim jong ahead of the president's plan summit today the regime dropping.
"lynn kawano" Discussed on KHNR 690AM
"Source for breaking news knows how i five a man is dead tonight after being trapped in his apartment during a three alarm building fire in mckee the flames spread quickly at the building on mckee street near wilder avenue that's where we find our lynn kowano with very latest lynn shawn and steph fire investigators are still here at the scene they are focusing on unit four oh tuna sources say the forty nine year old man who lives in that unit was found dead in the bathroom bedroom he was on the phone with fire dispatch with nine one one saying he was unable to get out i just smelled smoke and then i heard glass breaking far alex spread only to the front so it's kind of like really nervous on my common flames pouring out of the window looking up the next four the fire started about eleven twenty at the off one tower on the kiki street on the fourth more on arrival there was no sign of fire or smoke and approximately maybe thirty seconds later the fire moved its way through the barriers of the structure for mostly windows residents say they heard glass breaking and quickly noticed thick smoke as i came down all the police officers were banging on the doors getting people out because really hectic a man calling nine one one from unit four oh two reported that he was trapped his body was later found in the back bedroom multiple sources say he is a forty nine year old who lives there is very sad it's very very sad paulk link volunteer with the red cross responded to help the victims ironically it's the building he lives in on the ninth floor by all over the island state in the united states round the world to help people to actually have this happened in a building where my family and i lived we owner unit here in this building was terrifying to get the call cling says it's devastating to know his neighbor died and that other neighbors are now needing red cross assistance investigators are still working to find the cause in addition to unit four to three other units were also heavily damaged now we have learned that the man in for two was in the process of being forced out of being evicted i'm lynn kawano hawaii news now a woman escaped.