The Hawaii Supreme Court on Friday terminated a case which led to an order requiring the state’s correctional facilities to release certain inmates because of the coronavirus pandemic.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A photo symbolizing “love and compassion” of an 85-year-old Brazilian woman getting her first embrace in five months from a nurse through a transparent “hug curtain” was named the World Press Photo of the Year on Thursday.
The United States opened more distance between itself and much of the rest of the world Thursday, nearing the 200 millionth vaccine administered in a race to protect the population against COVID-19, even as other countries, rich and poor, struggle with stubbornly high infection rates and deaths.
Hawaii Community Correctional Center reported Thursday no new COVID-19 cases as testing continues at the Hilo jail and Department of Public Safety facilities across the state.
No new positive COVID-19 tests were reported Tuesday among inmates or staff at Hawaii Community Correctional Center, which remains in quarantine after an employee recently tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the Department of Public Safety confirmed.
HONOLULU — The state Department of Health said Tuesday vaccination clinics that were to administer the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine may offer the Moderna vaccine instead or reschedule.
Quarantine exemptions for some fully vaccinated travelers could begin as early as May 1.
Lt. Gov. Josh Green anticipates Hawaii will reach the one million COVID-19 vaccine dose mark by week’s end.
WAILUKU — Maui County in Hawaii will soon require second coronavirus tests for trans-Pacific travelers flying directly to the island.
HONOLULU — Oahu will remain in its current tier for coronavirus restrictions despite a rise in cases that could have triggered a rollback.