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Hawai‘i Department of Health accelerating telehealth adoption among community health centers statewide to provide care to vulnerable populations during current pandemic

HONOLULU — When COVID-19 and social distancing guidance required healthcare providers to rethink the way they delivered care, larger healthcare organizations were able to rapidly ...

Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest June 1, 2020

Governor’s Office: Mandatory Quarantine for Interisland Travel to be Lifted Effective June 16 Recognizing Hawai‘i’s national leadership in controlling the spread of COVID-19, ...

College student arrested for quarantine violation

Visitor Also Arrested Last Week HONOLULU – A student attending college in Hawai‘i was arrested this morning by Special Agents from the Investigation Division of the Dept. of the ...

Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 29, 2020

Department of Health: Three New Cases of COVID-19 on O‘ahu DOH reports three (3) new COVID-19 cases. Two (2) are adults and one (1) is a minor and all are from O‘ahu. Please note ...

Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 28, 2020

Governor’s Office: Community Connection on Facebook Live Held with Four County Mayors Gov. Ige was joined by all four county mayors during today’s Community Connection session to ...

Stepping Up for Youth Mental Health

How one Hawaii couple has taken care of its family’s mental health during the COVID-19 crisis. A recent Kaiser Family Foundation poll revealed that nearly half of all Americans ...

Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 27, 2020

Department of Health: One New Case of COVID-19 Reported One (1) Hawai‘i island adult has tested positive for coronavirus according to the latest count from DOH. The new case ...

Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 26, 2020

Governor’s Office: Three Days – Zero Cases During an afternoon news briefing Gov. David Ige called the Memorial Day weekend, “A great weekend in the fight against COVID-19. ...

Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 23-25, 2020

Department of Health: Only One New Case of COVID-19 Reported Over Memorial Day Weekend On Saturday, DOH reported one (1) new case of coronavirus on Maui. On Sunday and Monday ...

Special agents arrest two more quarantine violators

One Faces Additional Charge of Animal Cruelty HONOLULU – Social media postings again helped lead to the arrests of two men, on Friday afternoon, accused of violating the State’s ...

Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 22, 2020

Governor’s Office: Holiday Weekend Not the Time to Let Our Guard Down This Memorial Day weekend is bound to bring thousands of Hawai‘i residents and visitors, who’ve first ...

Holiday weekend is not the time to let our guard down

Have Fun Safely HONOLULU – This Memorial Day weekend is bound to bring thousands of Hawai‘i residents and visitors, who’ve first cleared their 14-day traveler quarantines, to our ...

California woman arrested for travel quarantine violation

HONOLULU – A 51-year old woman from Moorpark, CA was arrested this morning by a team of Special Agents from the Investigations Division of the Department of the Attorney General ...

Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 21, 2020

Governor’s Office: Update on Interisland Travel Quarantine Hawai‘i is now in the “Act with Care,” phase two of the overall, “Beyond Recovery,” reopening strategy for the state. ...

Hawai‘i Department of Health reports COVID-19 testing capacity now up to total of 3,620 tests per day in all four counties as the state begins to reopen

HONOLULU — In-state COVID-19 testing capabilities have been a top concern throughout the pandemic, but an assessment of statewide testing capacity this week shows there are ...

Arizona visitor posts Hawai‘i excursions, takes a job and is arrested

HONOLULU – Wednesday afternoon, Special Agents from the Investigation Division of the Dept. of the Attorney General arrested an 18-year-old woman on charges of violating the’ ...

Signers of the Times

The critical role of sign-language interpreters, especially during public health emergencies. You’ve seen them at every media briefing given by the governor, the Hawaii ...

Q&A: Patty Sakal, Sign-Language Interpreter, Hawaii Interpreting Services

Patty Sakal is a familiar face to folks who tune in to the near-daily COVID-19 media briefings led by Gov. David Ige and City and County of Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell. Indeed, ...

Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 20, 2020

Department of Health: Two New Cases of COVID-19 Reported O‘ahu and Hawai‘i island each have a new positive coronavirus case according to the latest count from DOH. One of the ...

Resilience hubs distribute protective equipment donations to behavioral health and homelessness service providers

HONOLULU – To help protect essential workers who provide mental health services and their patients, the Hawai‘i Department of Health and the Behavioral Health and Homelessness ...

Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 19, 2020

Department of Health: One New Case of COVID-19 Reported One (1) Hawai‘i island adult has tested positive for coronavirus according to the latest count from DOH. Investigators are ...

Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 18, 2020

Governor’s Office: Hawai‘i Moves into “Acting with Care” Phase Governor David Ige announced at a news briefing this afternoon that the state is now transitioning from the “Safer ...

Department of Health issues Cease and Desist Order to Malama Meals for food safety violations

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) Food Safety Branch has issued a Cease and Desist Order to Ahmad Ramadan dba Malama Meals located at 91-100 Farrington ...

California Visitor Arrested for Quarantine Violation

Man Stopped Before Boarding Departing Flight HONOLULU – Social media postings and citizen tips again resulted in the arrest of visitor for violation of Hawai‘i’s mandatory 14-day ...

Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 15, 2020

Department of Health: One New Case of COVID-19 Reported One new case of coronavirus is being reported by DOH. This is an adult, Hawai‘i island resident. This brings the total ...

Social Media Posts Lead to Another Visitor Arrest in Waikiki

HONOLULU – A 23-year-old man from New York was arrested this morning by special agents from the Department of the Attorney General for violation of the mandatory 14-day ...

Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 14, 2020

Governor’s Office: Governor Watches National Guard Salute to Hawai‘i’s Healthcare Heroes For a few minutes today, Gov. David Ige took a break from the endless meetings, ...

Governor Watches National Guard Salute to Hawai’i’s Healthcare Heroes

HONOLULU – For a few minutes today, Gov. David Ige took a break from the endless meetings, conference calls, and administrative work associated with the state’s management of the ...

Keiki Mental Health Awareness is Everyone’s Kuleana

No matter your age – from keiki to kupuna and everyone in between – being aware and taking care of your mental health matters. May is Mental Health Awareness Month and the Hawaii ...

Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 13, 2020

From the Governor’s Office: Safer-at-Home Means Keeping the Curve Flat This is the second week since Governor Ige issued the Safer-At-Home order and at an afternoon media ...

University of Hawaii and Department of Health Partner for COVID-19 Contact Tracing Training Program

HONOLULU – The University of Hawaiʻi (UH) is partnering with the Hawaiʻi Department of Health (DOH) to create a program to train personnel and community health workers to ...

Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 12, 2020

Department of Health: One New Case of COVID-19 There is one (1) new case reported today by the DOH. This is an out-of-state resident who was screened at the airport and ...

Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 11, 2020

Governor’s Office: Don’t Congregate, No Big-Groups, Masks in Public – Governor Reminds At a Monday afternoon news briefing Governor David Ige again asked everyone to remain ...

Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 8, 2020

Department of Health: No New Cases Of Covid-19 Likely Just A Lull Today is the first day since mid-March DOH has not reported any new cases. While this is good news, it does not ...

Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 7, 2020

Governor’s Office: Governor & DLIR Director Provide Update on Unemployment Insurance Gov. Ige and Scott Murakami, Director of the Department of Labor and Industrial( ...

Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 6, 2020

Governor’s Office: Greenlight for Phase One of Hawai‘i’s Re-Opening is Tomorrow Governor Ige announced yesterday the stabilization phase of the state’s reopening and economic ...

Governor’s Office – News Release: Gov. Ige gives first round of businesses greenlight to re-open

HONOLULU – Gov. Ige today signed a 7th Supplementary Emergency Proclamation(PDF) that authorizes the first group of businesses to re-open since the COVID-19 pandemic forced the ...

Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 5, 2020

Governor’s Office: Stay-at-Home Order Becomes Safer-at-Home At a late morning news briefing Governor David Ige announced that the phased approach to re-opening Hawai‘i’s economy ...

Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 4, 2020

Governor’s Office: Governor Ige Expresses Condolences for Family & Friends of 17th Victim Calling it “another reminder of how deadly this disease is, and the way that COVID ...

Maui woman is Hawai‘i’s 17th coronavirus-associated death

HONOLULU – Hawai‘i is mourning the passing of another kupuna that may be associated with COVID-19 infection. Dept. of Health Director (DOH) Dr. Bruce Anderson said, “Our ...

Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 1, 2020

Department of Health: Only One New COVID-19 Case Reported The single case of coronavirus being reported by DOH is an O‘ahu adult and brings the total positive case count in Hawai ...

Hawai‘i Department of Health distributes COVID-19 rapid test equipment and supplies to public health and clinical laboratories in all counties

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) State Laboratories Division (SLD) has distributed a total of 12 Abbott ID NOW COVID-19 rapid test instruments to all counties. ...

Q&A on COVID-19 Testing: Edward Desmond, Hawaii State Laboratories Division Administrator

  Edward Desmond, Ph.D., lead administrator of the Hawaii State Laboratories Division, says that Hawaii’s public health and private sector laboratories have stepped up to ...

Moving Mountains to Move Masks

Hawaii high school classmates pull together to get critical PPE to state health care workers Think globally. Act locally. And never forget your Hawaii roots. Doing just that was ...

Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 30, 2020

Governor’s Office: Hawai‘i Economic and Community Recovery and Resiliency Navigator Gives Update On a Facebook Live today, Gov. David Ige and Alan Oshima, Hawai‘i’s Economic and ...

Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 29, 2020

Governor’s Office: Hawai‘i, We Are Almost There Governor David Ige was cautiously optimistic in remarks delivered at a news briefing this afternoon. “Your hard work, sacrifices, ...

Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 28, 2020

Department of Health: Two Additional COVID-19 Cases Reported Two new cases of coronavirus, both Maui adults, have been reported by DOH. One of the cases is a Lānaʻi resident who ...

Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 27, 2020

Department of Health: One Death and One New Case of COVID-19 Reported The Dept. of Health is reporting another death associated with COVID-19 in the state. The 16th death is an O ...

Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 26, 2020

Governor’s Office: 6th Supplementary Proclamation Continues Stay-at-Homes Rules Until End of May See full proclamation here: https://governor.hawaii.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/ ...

Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 25, 2020

Governor’s Office: 6th Supplementary Proclamation Continues Stay-at-Homes Rules Until End of May In announcing his 6th Supplementary Proclamation this afternoon, Governor David ...

Governor’s Office – News Release: Gov. Ige Extends Stay-at-Home Order Across the State Through May 31

Governor Ige extends stay-at-home order across the state through May 31 Mandatory 14-day quarantine for travelers, eviction moratorium also continue HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige ...

Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 24, 2020

Governor’s Office: Every COVID-19 Death is a Great Loss to Hawai‘i “Dawn and I join all of Hawai‘i in expressing our sincere condolences to the family and friends of two men, ...

Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 23, 2020

Governor’s Office 4/22 Governor’s Facebook Live with Scott Murakami, DLIR Director: The Department of Labor and Industrial Relations is working as fast as it can, given its ...

Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 22, 2020

Department of Health: Six Additional COVID-19 Cases Reported The City and County of Honolulu has three (3) additional coronavirus cases and Hawai‘i County has three (3) new cases ...

Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 21, 2020

Governor’s Office: Governor Ige Joins People Statewide in Extending Condolences to Victim’s Families “We are saddened by these additional deaths and the toll the pandemic is ...

Two More Deaths From COVID-19 Brings Hawai’i Total to Twelve

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Dept. of Health is reporting two additional coronavirus related deaths late last night. These deaths bring the total in the state to twelve (12) since ...

Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 20, 2020

Governor’s Office: Governor Expresses Condolences to 10th Victim’s Family After the death of a Washington State visitor from COVID-19 over the weekend, Governor Ige offered ...

Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 19, 2020

Department of Health: Tenth COVID-19 Death Reported The State extends its condolences to the family and friends of the adult male visitor who is the 10th death in Hawai‘i ...

Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 18, 2020

Department of Health: 21 News Cases of COVID-19 Reported 21 new positive cases of COVID-19 were reported by DOH on Saturday. Most of those cases were from Hawai‘i County – ...

Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 17, 2020

Governor’s Office Fifth Supplementary Proclamation Addresses Face Coverings & Outdoor Activity Governor David Ige’s Fifth Supplementary Proclamation adds to existing ...

Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 16, 2020

Office of the Governor: President Issues Guidelines For Re-Opening States President Donald Trump has issued guidelines for re-opening the State amid the COVID-19 pandemic. While ...

Kaua‘i District Health Office to conduct survey to assess COVID-19 Impact on Kaua‘i Households

HONOLULU — The Hawai‘i Department of Health’s (DOH) Kaua‘i District Health Office (KDHO) will conduct a Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response, known as ...

Hawai’i COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 15, 2020

Governor’s Office: Governor Ige Sends Message to State Employees To all my fellow employees of the State of Hawaiʻi. These are very challenging times, and your efforts and ...

Addendum: Hawai’i COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 14, 2020

Department of Health: Clarification on McDonald’s COVID-19 Cluster Investigation A cluster of cases involving 7 employees at two McDonald’s locations, Kona Commons and the ...

Hawai’i COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 14, 2020

Governors Office: Thousands of Small Businesses Get SBA Help During his daily news briefing today, Governor David Ige announced that 8,426 small businesses have had Small ...

Free, Downloadable Physical Distancing Posters & Infographics Available

HONOLULU – “Physical Distancing,” and “Social Distancing” have become among the most common of phrases uttered during the current COVID-19 pandemic, as people around the globe ...

Hawai’i COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 13, 2020

Department of Health: Hawai‘i COVID-19 Cases Exceed 500 – Only Five in Latest Report The number of positive COVID-19 cases across the state now stands at 504. However, the latest ...

Hawai’i COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 12, 2020

Department of Health: Thirteen New Cases of COVID-19 Reported All 13 of the new positive cases reported today are adult Hawai‘i residents bringing the total number of cases since ...

Hawai’i COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 11, 2020

Department of Health: Ninth COVID-19 Death Reported A woman, over 65-years-old is the ninth death from COVID-19. She had underlying medical conditions and had tested positive for ...

Hawai’i COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 10, 2020

Governor’s Office: Two Additional Deaths Reported  In response to the news today about two additional fatalities, Gov. David Ige said, “This is another sad day for Hawaiʻi. On ...

Hawai’i COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 9, 2020

Department of Health: DOH Reports Seven (7) New Cases The rate of positive COVID-19 cases remains steady at 2.7% of tests. Seven (7) new cases are being reported, all in adults, ...

Here Comes the Rush, Here Comes the Good

How we can all help our health care workers get more PPE “Like a community bracing for a coming flood, we’re piling up ‘sandbags’ of resources to help blunt the expected peak of ...

Hawai’i COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 8, 2020

Governor’s Office: Second COVID-19 Death on Maui Under Investigation Investigators from the State Health Dept. are in the process of gathering details about the second Maui ...

Hawai’i COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 7, 2020

Governor’s Office: Honolulu Repurposes ‘Ohana Zone Funds for Additional Help for People Experiencing Homelessness Utilizing State ‘Ohana Zone funds, the City and County of ...

Hawai’i COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 6, 2020

Governor’s Office: Governor Ige Extends Condolences to Family & Friends of Two More Who Died Gov. David Ige, today, extended his deepest condolences to the familes and ...

New Website for Mental Health and Homeless Service Providers

HONOLULU – Today, the Behavioral Health and Homelessness Statewide Unified Response Group (BHHSURG) launched a website to ensure the continuity of coverage of essential health ...

Hawai‘i Department of Health reminds everyone that face masks are no substitute of physical distancing

HONOLULU – Across the state, customers and staff at pharmacies, supermarkets, and take-out food establishments are wearing cloth masks and using physical distancing to prevent ...

Hawai’i COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 5, 2020

Department of Health: Total Number of Hawai‘i COVID-19 Cases Rises to 371 Twenty (20) new cases of COVID-19 are all adults. Maui’s mayor announced a second case on Moloka‘i ...

Hawai’i COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 4, 2020

Department of Health: Fourth Death is East O‘ahu Adult An East O‘ahu adult male, over 65-years-old, is the 4th person to die from COVID-19. The individual passed this morning, ...

Governor Ige and Hawai‘i Department of Health provide additional guidance on face masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19

HONOLULU – Based on national guidance released today from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and recommendations from county mayors and state legislators, Gov. ...

Hawai’i COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 3, 2020

Office of the Governor: Governor Ige’s Messages Today, our community received more tragic news of the passing of a third Hawai‘i resident from the COVID-19 virus. I want to ...

Hawai‘i Department of Health announces 3rd COVID-19 death

HONOLULU — The Hawai‘i Department of Health is reporting the death of a third individual with COVID-19. The elderly O‘ahu resident had been hospitalized in critical ...

Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 2, 2020

Office of the Governor: Governor Ige’s Message on Second COVID-19 Death Today, our community received the tragic news of the passing of a second Hawai‘i resident from the COVID ...

Five Tips for Conquering COVID-19 Stress

Advice from DOH Deputy Director of Behavioral Health Edward Mersereau  Feeling stressed and overwhelmed by the constant news about COVID-19 and its threat to our communities? You ...

Hawai’i COVID-19 Daily News Digest April 1, 2020

Office of the Governor: Small Business Administration Details Paycheck Protection Program Jane Sawyer, the District Director of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), ...

TUESDAY, MARCH 31, 2020 HAWAI‘I COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER DAILY NEWS DIGEST

Office of the Governor: Governor Ige Extends Condolences to Family of First COVID-19 Patient An older adult O‘ahu resident, who was hospitalized with multiple medical issues, is ...

CRAFT RUM DISTILLERY PRODUCING HAND SANITIZER DURING PANDEMIC

HONOLULU – On Saturday, March 29, a 55-gallon barrel of hand sanitizer rolled from the vat room of a distillery in Kunia, to staff and volunteers waiting next door in the tasting ...

Hawai‘i Department of Health launches COVID-19 public awareness campaign featuring Frank De Lima

HONOLULU – Beginning March 30 through July 31, the Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) is launching the “Stay Healthy, Stay at Home” campaign on KHON2, iHeart Media, and in ...

Hawai’i COVID-19 Daily News Digest March 30, 2020

Office of the Governor: Inter-island Travel Now Requires 14-Day Self-Quarantine During today’s news briefing, Governor Ige announced that anyone traveling between islands will ...

Sunday March 29, 2020: From the Office of Governor Ige

Dept. of Health: Positive Test Results for COVID-19 Now at 175 DOH reports 24 positive test results today and all of the new cases are adults, none of whom have required ...

3/28 FROM THE OFFICE OF GOVERNOR IGE

Dept. of Health: Today’s Report of Positive Test Results for COVID-19 DOH reports 29 positive test results today: One (1) of the cases is a minor and the rest are adults, 24 are ...

HAWAI’I DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH WARNS OF POTENTIAL ADVERSE EFFECTS OF USING ANTIMALARIA DRUGS AGAINST COVID-19

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) is warning everyone about the hazards and dangers of using non-approved drugs for COVID-19. Antimalarial drugs have been ...

FRIDAY, MARCH 27: FROM THE OFFICE OF GOVERNOR IGE

Dept. of Health: DOH reports 14 positive test results today: All of the cases are adults, 12 are residents of the state, one (1) is a non-resident, and one (1) person’s residency ...

MAUI COUNTY- DRIVE-THROUGH TESTING FOR COVID-19 ON MONDAY, MARCH 30TH

Drive-through testing for COVID-19 will take place again on Monday, March 30, at War Memorial Gym parking lot (700 Halia Nakoa Street in Wailuku). Persons with respiratory ...

DAILY BRIEFING FROM THE OFFICE OF GOVERNOR IGE

Office of the Governor: Today is the first day of the governor’s order that all arrivals to Hawai‘i undergo, mandatory, 14-day-long self-quarantine. This applies to all visitors ...

THE DEVIL IS IN THE DETAILS

Inside the COVID-19 case investigation process with State Epidemiological Specialist Myra Ching-Lee. “Tracing the origins of a positive COVID-19 case is much like trying to solve ...

March 25 COVID-19 Daily Updates: Stay at home and work from home through April 30

Office of the Governor: Gov. David Ige’s third supplementary proclamation Monday, ordering the entire state to stay at home and work from home started today and continues through ...

For Selected Groups, Routine Tuberculosis (TB) Clearance Requirements Waived

The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) is waiving routine TB clearance requirements for selected groups to support COVID-19 mitigation efforts. The suspension will remain in ...

Statewide Stay-at-Home Order: effective March 25, 2020 through April 30, 2020 

Effective March 25, 2020 at 12:01 a.m. through April 30, 2020, everyone in the State of Hawai‘i is required to stay at home or in their place of residence. This supplement to ...

March 23 COVID-19 Daily Update: Honolulu and Maui Stay-at-Home Orders

Honolulu and Maui Stay-at-Home Orders Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell and Maui Mayor Michael Victorino have issued stay-at-home, work-at-home orders for their islands. In the City ...

Shelter-In-Place ordered for Honolulu and Maui through April 30; Curfew for Kaua‘i through May 3

Honolulu County: Effective March 23, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. anyone in the City and County of Honolulu is required to shelter-in-place, meaning stay at home and/or work from home, ...

March 22 COVID-19 Daily Update: Governor’s Order for Self-Quarantine of All Travelers to Hawai‘i

Governor’s Order for Self-Quarantine of All Travelers to Hawai‘i Effective, Thursday, March 26, 2020, Governor David Ige has ordered that all persons entering the State of Hawai ...

Mandatory 14-Day Quarantine for all Individuals Arriving or Returning to the State of Hawaiʻi

Governor Ige orders mandatory 14-day quarantine for all individuals arriving or returning to the State of Hawaiʻi March 21, 2020 Gov. David Y. Ige issued a second supplemental ...

March 21 COVID-19 Daily Update: Be Considerate When Purchasing Food and Supplies

March 21 Update  Be Considerate When Purchasing Food and Supplies The DOH reminds the public to be judicious when shopping for food and essential goods so that kūpuna and others ...

March 20 COVID-19 Daily Update: The Importance of Mental Health

COVID-19 Daily Update The Importance of Mental Health As we head into the weekend, the Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) encourages everyone to take care of themselves and heed ...

March 19: Counties Roll Out Plans to Mitigate the Spread of COVID-19

March 19 Status Updates Counties Roll Out Plans to Mitigate the Spread of COVID-19 Following the State of Hawai‘i’s plan for “15-Days to Slow the Spread” of COVID-19, Hawai‘i’s ...

March 18: DOH Launches New, Dedicated COVID-19 Website Today

March 18 Update DOH Launches New, Dedicated COVID-19 Website Today  Today, the Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) unveiled a new website for the public to access the latest ...

MARCH 17: Proper Use of COVID-19 Tests Imperative

Proper Use of COVID-19 Tests Imperative There is a current shortage of hand sanitizers and toilet paper in Hawai‘i in part because of the public’s over-reaction to COVID-19. The ...

MARCH 16: Three new confirmed cases of COVID-19 identified on O‘ahu and Maui

March 16 Hawai‘i Department of Health Status Update Three new confirmed cases of COVID-19 identified on O‘ahu and Maui As of March 16, 2020, as of 3:30 pm, there are a total of ...

Mar. 15: Hawaii State Department of Health – Status Update 

Additional test results received from private laboratories – individuals exposed during out-of-state travel  As of March 15, 2020, there are a total of seven confirmed positive ...

March 14: Hawai‘i State Department of Health – Status Update

As of March 14, 2020, there are a total of 4 confirmed positive test results for COVID-19 in Hawai‘i. Two positive results were announced today for two visitors on Kaua‘i who ...

March 13: DOH ISSUES SPRING BREAK GUIDELINES FOR FAMILIES TO TAKE ACTION AGAINST COVID-19

HONOLULU — With thousands of students off from school for spring break beginning next week, the Hawai‘i Department of Health is issuing guidelines families can follow to protect ...

March 13: Hawai‘i State Department of Health – Status Updates

DOH Guidance on Public Events and Group Gatherings To protect the public’s health and wellbeing, the Hawa‘i Department of Health is recommending large, crowded gatherings or ...

March 12: Hawai‘i State Department of Health – Status Update

No Direct Incoming Flights to Hawaii from Europe  The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation confirmed there are no direct, incoming flights from Europe to the U.S. The 30-day ...

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