- Air New Zealand to cut up to 3500 jobs amid coronavirus pandemic
The airline announces job cuts are on the way as it grapples with the coronavirus that has led to the cancellation of nearly all its flights.
Sydney Morning Herald. Tue, 31 Mar 2020 07:14:34 +1100.
- Hawaiian Holdings Stock Plunges 45% in a Month: Here's Why
To tackle coronavirus led issues, Hawaiian Holdings' (HA) unit Hawaiian Airlines suspends its first-quarter and 2020 guidance
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Mon, 30 Mar 2020 15:36:00 GMT.
- Up to a million Britons stranded abroad are still scrambling to return to the UK
New Zealand has imposed a strict lockdown to battle the disease, and has grounded international flights, leaving Brits desperate to get home.
Daily Mail. Mon, 30 Mar 2020 12:13:42 +0100.
- Migrants in Hawaii care for the elderly, the aloha way
Migrants are playing an increasingly important role in the provision of health care around the world. ...
UN News Centre. Fri, 27 Mar 2020 00:10:07 -0400.
- The Travel Trend Of The Future: Luxury Resorts That Grow Their Own Food
The coronavirus outbreak will likely lead travelers to seek luxury resorts that grow their own produce. There are several luxury resorts around the world, from Hawaii to South Africa, which have organic farms on the premises.
By Carrie Coolidge, Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 26 Mar 2020 14:00:00 +0000.
- Man Pleads Guilty to Killing 51 in New Zealand Mosque Massacre
The man who committed the worst atrocity in New Zealand's modern history when he slaughtered 51 worshipers at two Christchurch mosques unexpectedly pleaded guilty to all charges Thursday. ...
Newsmax. Wed, 25 Mar 2020 21:00:51 EDT.
- Christchurch mosque attacks: Gunman changes plea to guilty
Brenton Tarrant, an Australian white supremacist, is accused of killing 51 people at two mosques in New Zealand in 2019.
Al Jazeera. Thu, 26 Mar 2020 01:00:12 GMT.
- Christchurch shootings: Brenton Tarrant pleads guilty to 51 murders
Brenton Tarrant killed 51 people and wounded dozens more at two mosques in New Zealand a year ago.
BBC News. Thu, 26 Mar 2020 00:54:49 GMT.
- New Zealand mosque shooter pleads guilty in surprise move
One year after killing 51 worshipers at two Christchurch mosques, an Australian white supremacist accused of the slaughter on Thursday changed his plea to guilty.
CBC News. Wed, 25 Mar 2020 19:34:34 EDT.
- New Zealand mosque shooter changes plea to guilty
One year after killing 51 worshippers at two Christchurch mosques, an Australian white supremacist accused over the massacre has changed his plea to guilty.
Irish Independent. Wed, 25 Mar 2020 23:10:03 +0000.
- Eclectic rocks influence earthquake types
New Zealand's largest fault is a jumble of mixed-up rocks of all shapes, sizes, compositions and origins. ...
Science Daily. Wed, 25 Mar 2020 15:40:52 EDT.
- Latest California & Hawaii Updates on the Coronavirus Pandemic
ENR CA updates the latest developments in the response to COVID-19 in California and Hawaii.
Engineering News-Record. Wed, 25 Mar 2020 13:13:00 -0400.
- British travellers stranded in New Zealand and Australia
Hundreds of British people stuck "Down Under" are calling on the UK to send chartered flights.
BBC News. Tue, 24 Mar 2020 06:58:49 GMT.
- Hawaii governor issues 14-day emergency quarantine order for all arrivals to the state
Hawaii's governor has instituted a mandatory 14-day self quarantine starting Thursday of all people traveling to the state as part of efforts to fight the spread of coronavirus.
Ap. ABC News. Sun, 22 Mar 2020 12:07:07 +0000.
- Hawaii to quarantine all arrivals to the state for 14 days
HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii's governor has instituted a mandatory 14-day self-quarantine starting Thursday of all people traveling to the state as part of efforts to fight the spread of coronavirus . ...
Washington Times. Sat, 21 Mar 2020 21:35:56 -0400.
- Hawaii lieutenant governor says state is 'ultra vulnerable,' considering travel ban affecting mainland US
After the first incidents of community spread of coronavirus were reported in Hawaii, the state government is considering suspending all non-essential travel to the archipelago and to quarantine arrivals there.
Charles Creitz. Fox News. Sat, 21 Mar 2020 23:28:27 GMT.
- 4 People Aboard Cruise Ship In Australia Test Positive For Coronavirus
The three passengers and one crew member were aboard the Ruby Princess, which arrived from New Zealand. The ship was carrying 2,700 passengers and 1,100 crew.
Scott Neuman. NPR. Fri, 20 Mar 2020 04:55:00 -0400.
- Gabbard Ends Long-Shot 2020 Bid, Throws Support to Biden
Democrats had feared the Hawaii congresswoman would mount a third-party run for the presidency, potentially siphoning votes away from the eventual Democratic nominee.
Voice of America. Thu, 19 Mar 2020 12:28:08 -0400.
The Pacific Islands of Oceania are grouped into three regions:
Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia. The island nations of
Melanesia include Fiji, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, and
The nations of Micronesia include the Federated States of Micronesia
as well as Kiribati, the Marshall Islands, Nauru, and Palau.
The Polynesian nations include New Zealand plus Samoa, Tonga, and Tuvalu.
More news and information about selected Pacific Island nations
is available at the official government websites listed below.
The Republic of Fiji's capital city is Suva, and its national currency
is the Fiji Dollar. English is the primary language used in Fiji,
and in 2007, the population of Fiji was estimated at 919,000.
The Republic of Kiribati's capital city is Tawara, and its currency
is the Australian Dollar. English and Kiribati are the primary
languages used in the Republic, and in 2007, the Republic's population
was estimated at 108,000.
The Republic of the Marshall Islands' capital city is Majuro,
and its currency is the US Dollar. English and Marshellese are
the primary languages used on the islands, and in 2007, the islands'
population was estimated at 62,000.
The Federated States of Micronesia's capital city is Palikir,
and its currency is the US Dollar. English is the primary language
used in Micronesia, and in 2007, the islands' estimated population
The Republic of Nauru's capital city is Yaren District, and its currency
is the Australian Dollar. Nauruan and English are the
primary languages used in Nauru, and in 2007, Nauru's estimated
population was 14,000.
New Zealand's capital city
is Wellington, and its national currency is the New Zealand Dollar.
English and Maori are widely used languages in New Zealand, and in 2007,
the nation's estimated population was 4,116,000.
The Republic of Palau's
capital city is Koror, and its currency is the US Dollar.
Palauan and English are the primary languages of Palau,
and in 2007, Palau's estimated population was 21,000.
Papua New Guinea's capital city is Port Moresby,
and its national currency is the Kina. English, Tok Pisin,
and Hiri Motu are the primary languages of PNG, and in 2007, the
country's estimated population was 5,796,000.
The Independent State of Samoa's
capital city is Apia, and its national currency is the Tala.
Samoan and English are the primary languages used in Samoa, and in 2007,
Samoa's estimated population was 214,000.
The Solomon Islands' capital city is Honiara, and its national currency
is the Solomon Islands Dollar. English is the primary language
of the Solomon Islands, and in 2007, the islands' estimated population
The Kingdom of Tonga's capital city
is Nuku'alofa, and its national currency is the Tongan Dollar.
English and Tongan are the primary languages of Tonga, and in 2007,
Tonga's estimated population was 117,000.
Tuvalu's capital city
is Fongafale, and its currency is the Australian Dollar. Tuvuluan
and English are the primary languages used on Tuvalu, and in 2007, the
nation's estimated population was 12,000.
The Republic of Vanuatu's capital city is Port-Vila,
and its national currency is the Vatu. Bislama, English, and French
are the primary languages spoken on Vanuatu, and in 2007, the Republic's
estimated population was 212,000.