I would like to send out my warmest support and prayers as our local, national, and international communities deal with COVID-19 (corona virus). I understand that this can be a stressful time filled with uncertainty and anxiety, which is why I would like to reiterate that I am always available to answer any of your questions or concerns.
Below are some helpful resources to keep you informed.
We're all in this together,
Resources and Assistance
Unemployment Assistance Website: https://labor.hawaii.gov/ui/
Emergency Paid Leave Website: https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic/ffcra-employee-paid-leave
Screening Website: https://hawaiicovid19.com/screening/
Taxes Federal Income Tax deadlines to file and pay federal income taxes extended to July 15, 2020. Website: https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus
State Income Tax deadlines to file and pay state income taxes extended to July 20, 2020. Website: www.tax.hawaii.gov
Small Business Assistance/SB Loans SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program Website: https://www.sba.gov/ https://invest.hawaii.gov/sba-economic-injury-disaster-loan-program/
Homeowners The forbearance will be granted for 180 days and may be extended for up to another 180 days at the borrower’s request. Website: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/find-a-housing-counselor/
Renters For 120 days after enactment of the CARES Act, property owners are prohibited from filing for eviction against or charging any fees for unpaid rent and fees to a tenant in properties with federally guaranteed loans or participating in federal housing programs. Property owners must also issue a notice to tenants to vacate 30 days before an eviction and the notice to vacate cannot be issued during this 120-day period. Website: https://www.legalaidhawaii.org/
Kūpuna Info Hawai‘i Meals on Wheels is dedicated to helping kūpuna and individuals with disabilities preserve their independence at home by providing hot, nutritious meals and regular personal contact. Website: www.hmow.org
Moreover, here are some helpful phone numbers if you are in need of assistance:
Aloha United Way Helpline: 211
Longs/CVS Rx Free Next-day Delivery: 913-6996
Lanakila Meals on Wheels: 356-8519
Hawaii Meals on Wheels: 988-6747
During this time, the blood bank of Hawaii is in urgent need of blood donations.
If you are healthy and feeling well please consider signing up to donate here: