The Department of the Attorney General is coordinating a remote-access meeting of county and state prosecutors, public defenders and the judiciary to develop a plan for identifying certain categories of inmates for release from state jails.
The Hawaii Island Humane Society closed its three shelters to the public and volunteers effective Wednesday.
Queen’s North Hawaii Community Hospital in Waimea is participating in a statewide drive to collect personal protective equipment, or PPE, for health care workers.
The state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations has established a new webform for filing unemployment claims that is available 24/7.
The statewide stay-at-home order that goes into effect at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday will not impact Matson operations, the company said Tuesday.
Bank of Hawaii will be temporarily closing select branch locations across the state and the West Pacific region in light of the recent stay-at-home/work-at-home order for the state of Hawaii.
As of noon Monday there are 72 confirmed cases of COVID-19 coronavirus in Hawaii, including two more Big Island cases, bringing Hawaii Countys total to five, the state Department of Health said.
HONOLULU Hawaiian Airlines, in preparation for a 14-day government quarantine order for all Hawaii arrivals set to begin Thursday, announced Sunday it will maintain its regular flight schedule through Wednesday to allow guests to return home and to accommodate the repatriation of aircraft before finalizing significant reductions of its domestic and international passenger network.
The state is instituting a 90-day waiver on expired drivers licenses and state ID cards because of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
The HEI Charitable Foundation recently contributed $50,000 to the Hawaii Foodbank and pledged another $75,000 to United Way agencies in support of their efforts to assist Hawaii families in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.
West Hawaii Community Health Center says the facility and its staff are in urgent need of donations to support its response to COVID-19.