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Hotels prepare for tourists return; Unions advocate for worker protections; Cash flow to families abroad slow during pandemic; Returning to the dental chair

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Updated: 3/30/20, 5:04 p.m.

Hawaii Gov. David Ige is imposing a fourteen-day mandatory quarantine on interisland travelers starting on Wednesday. The emergency order will close a gap in the state safety net aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus.

Hawai’i’s hotel industry hosted an emergency preparedness workshop today as a follow-up to the state’s false missile alert earlier this year. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.