Oil spill dispersant exercise on July 1 to strengthen preparedness and response

HONOLULU – An annual exercise and training for oil spill response is scheduled on Wednesday, July 1 at Kalaeloa Barbers Point. A major part of the activities will include the use of a green-fluorescent tracer dye in the water to simulate an offshore oil release and the spraying of water to mimic a dispersant agent. […]

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Follow-up survey shows an alarming decrease among Hawai‘i residents who follow COVID-19 prevention guidelines

HONOLULU — An increasing number of Hawai‘i residents no longer see COVID-19 as much of a threat as they did in the earlier stages of the pandemic, according to a follow-up survey commissioned by the Hawai‘i State Department of Health (DOH). The number of respondents who view the virus as a “very serious” health concern […]

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When out this holiday weekend, please continue to practice physical distancing and stay at least 6-feet away from those not from your household. Physical distancing is one of the best tools we have to slow the spread of #COVID19. #HawaiiCOVID19

Celebrate safely this weekend by avoiding situations where the 3 Cs overlap. Group gatherings, especially indoors with people not from your household, leave you and everyone you come in contact with vulnerable to infection. Protect yourself and each other from #COVID19.

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