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Hawaii News Now's Keahi Tucker covers the new free clinic Aloha Free Clinic

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) – For the hundreds of thousands of people out of work in Hawaii, health insurance has also become a casualty to the COVID-19 crisis.

But a new pop-up clinic could help bridge the gap until people get back to work.

Inside the Kalihi Medical Building, you’ll find compassion in action.

On Thursday, Dr. Jim Ireland showed HNN around what’s been dubbed the Aloha Free Clinic. “The landlord here at the building, because it was empty, allowed us to rent it at a reduced rate,” he said.

Starting June 1, Ireland alongside an army of volunteers will begin donating their time treating patients who’ve lost their insurance and can’t afford to see a doctor … (read more)