Hawaii hospitals

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The holiday surge of COVID-19 cases the state was bracing for has started. Hospitals are expected to be heavily affected in the coming weeks.

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The COVID-19 pandemic is straining Hawaii's hospitals. It's not just a question of capacity, it's also a matter of finances.

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The state’s hospital industry says it’s facing a crisis and has appealed to the federal government to help it staff critically needed beds.