HONOLULU — Like many cities across the world, Honolulu came to an eerie standstill this weekend as officials implemented measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic throughout the islands.
WAINIHA — An unidentified man took a backhoe to a taro patch in northern Kauai, damaging a staple of the traditional Hawaiian diet, a local food supply and an attached water line affecting water service in the region, authorities said.
Stay calm, and sew on.
A majority of hotels from South Kona to South Kohala will be closed as of today because of the novel coronavirus.
All county parks and park facilities are closed. Except for the Hilo Municipal Golf Course.
Two more cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed on Hawaii Island, state health officials said Friday, bringing the total number of diagnosed cases in the county to seven.
Premier Medical Group and Bay Clinic, with the support of Hawaii County COVID-19 Task Force, will offer a drive-through screening and testing clinic.
Hawaii Island police have arrested an Ocean View man for several offenses in connection with a burglary of an Ocean View restaurant in Kaʻu.
HONOLULU — Among the business Hawaii lawmakers left unfinished when they abruptly suspended the Legislature to help slow the spread of the coronavirus were proposals to improve psychiatric care for the state’s mentally ill.
A second pop-up drive-through testing clinic for COVID-19 will be set up at the Old Kona Airport Park on Saturday.
With schools shut down, a local book store is spearheading an effort to get educational materials to at-risk students forced to stay home due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
HONOLULU — Travelers landing in Hawaii Thursday found a new requirement that they hole up in hotel rooms or their homes for 14 days to fight the spread of the coronavirus.
HONOLULU — Chef Lee Anne Wong had to make a choice: Keep her Hawaii restaurant employees working during the pandemic or close Koko Head Cafe in order to keep paying their health insurance for one more month.