HONOLULU — A YouTube vlogger who was arrested for violating a state quarantine rule released a court-ordered public service announcement on social media.
HONOLULU — Hawaii is in the midst of a debate over the number of contact tracers needed to locate people who have had close contact with people who tested positive for the coronavirus, while Democratic Lt. Gov. Josh Green called for new oversight for the program.
HONOLULU — The Queen’s Medical Center on Oahu plans to establish a new unit dedicated to treatment of COVID-19 patients.
The University of Hawaii announced Monday that it will suspend its football program, as well as “reduce presence” across all campuses, during the fall semester in response to the ongoing surge in COVID-19 cases throughout the state.
HONOLULU — Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell closed city hall on Monday after several people who work at Honolulu Hale tested positive for COVID-19.
The University of Hawaii at Hilo is working to assist returning out-of-state students who have asked for help complying with the state’s mandatory two-week quarantine.
BOSTON — Brace yourself for what’s expected to be the first U.S. presidential election conducted mostly by mail. It could be messy.
STURGIS, S.D. — Thousands of bikers poured into the small South Dakota city of Sturgis on Friday as the 80th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally rumbled to life despite fears it could lead to a massive coronavirus outbreak.
Oahu schools move to online classes for 4 weeks, Kishimoto to meet with neighbor island education officials next week
Oahu schools will temporarily move to online classes only when the school year starts — and the neighbor islands could follow suit.
Two coronavirus-related deaths and 201 new cases of COVID-19 were reported on Friday by Hawaii health officials.
HONOLULU — While Pacific Islanders make up just 4% of Hawaii’s population, they represent 27% of the state’s newly confirmed coronavirus cases, according to state Department of Health data released.
A fast-tracked resolution unanimously approved Wednesday gives each County Council member $100,000 in federal coronavirus relief money to distribute to constituents, without competitive bids or public notice.
HONOLULU — Hawaii’s congressional delegation has continually urged the U.S. Department of Agriculture to expand its coronavirus relief program to include coffee farmers but the state’s roughly $50 million coffee industry waits in a state of limbo.