Those who didn’t necessarily qualify for regular unemployment, such as freelancers and independent contractors, can now take advantage of the state’s Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program.
Managing Editor at HONOLULU Magazine
Katrina Valcourt came onboard the HONOLULU team as assistant managing editor after Honolulu Weekly, where she was the managing/calendar editor, unexpectedly bit the dust in 2013. Before that, she worked as a video production assistant, studied abroad in Berlin and Florence, and graduated from UH with a major in communication and a minor in English. She’s originally from a teeny town called 100 Mile House in British Columbia, Canada, but she hasn’t been in a snowball fight since 1995. She is now the managing editor of HONOLULU and likes to sew sock squids and throw pots.