HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige said he is working to find out whether the federal government would fully pay for $300 in weekly supplemental unemployment benefits President Donald Trump announced under an executive order last weekend or whether the state would wind up having to foot the bill if it participated in the program.
The state Supreme Court will make a decision “soon” about whether to release low-risk inmates from state correctional facilities to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
PARIS — New flareups of COVID-19 are disrupting the peak summer vacation season across much of Europe, where authorities in some countries are reimposing restrictions on travelers, closing nightclubs again, banning fireworks displays and expanding mask orders even in chic resort areas.
The state Department of Health on Friday reported 233 new cases of COVID-19 as Hawaii’s total case count topped 4,500.
Due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the state, the Hawaii State Public Library System said it will temporarily suspend computer time at all library branches statewide effective Sunday through Aug. 31.
HONOLULU — The state Department of Health says it has hired a new official to oversee the state’s maligned coronavirus contact tracing program.
HONOLULU — The state Department of Public Safety said Thursday overcrowded conditions prompted staff to to place new inmates at Hawaii’s biggest jail with the facility’s general population before the end of their 14 days of quarantine.
HONOLULU — Seven more inmates at Hawaii’s biggest jail have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections to 16, the state Department of Public Safety said Wednesday.
No additional positive COVID-19 tests cropped up after a West Hawaii battalion chief tested positive for the novel coronavirus earlier this month
HONOLULU — An Oahu high school teacher was arrested for violating the 14-day traveler quarantine the state mandated to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
More than 200 new cases of COVID-19 and four new coronavirus-related deaths were announced Wednesday by the Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center.
HONOLULU — The head of the U.S. military’s Indo-Pacific Command has said that service members and their families represent about 7% of the coronavirus cases in Hawaii.