COVID-19

Governor’s Office: Additional Detail on Resumption of Interisland Travel Revealed Today           At an afternoon news briefing, Governor David Ige announced further details on the reopening of interisland travel on June 16. Bottom line, the governor explained, travel will be different. Thermal screening at the airport will be required for all passengers and anyone with a ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest June 10, 2020

Department of Health: Six New Cases of COVID-19 Reported Six (6) O‘ahu residents have tested positive for coronavirus according to the latest count from DOH. Investigations are underway to determine how they may have contracted COVID-19. Hawai‘i COVID-19 Counts as of 12:00 noon, June 9, 2020 Island of Diagnosis New Cases Reported since 2/28/2020 (including ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest June 9, 2020

Department of Health: Twelve New Cases Reported Since Friday Since the report on Friday, June 5 at noon, there have been an additional twelve (12) cases of coronavirus reported in Hawai‘i. Today, DOH reports one (1) new case of an O‘ahu adult resident.  Hawai‘i COVID-19 Counts as of 12:00 noon, June 8, 2020 Island of ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest June 8, 2020

Department of Health: DOH Reminds Everyone to Continue Prevention as Case Count Rises Today, there are six (6) new cases of coronavirus among O‘ahu residents and three (3) older cases, being reported. The last time Hawai‘i saw six or more new cases of coronavirus was on April 22. Health officials remind everyone to continue maintaining all recommended infection prevention measures: ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest June 5, 2020

Department of Health: Two Honolulu Residents Latest COVID-19 Cases Reported Two O‘ahu residents are the newest cases of coronavirus. One of the adults was diagnosed out of state. Hawai‘i COVID-19 Counts as of 12:00 noon, June 4, 2020 Island of Diagnosis New Cases Reported since 2/28/2020 (including new cases) Total Released from Isolation* O‘ahu 1 ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest June 4, 2020

Department of Health: Total COVID-19 Case Count Unchanged Due to Reclassifications The new case today is a non-resident who traveled to O‘ahu and became ill while in self-quarantine. A previous Maui case was removed after re-testing with negative results. Hawai‘i COVID-19 Counts as of 12:00 noon, June 3, 2020 Island of Diagnosis New Cases Reported ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest June 3, 2020

Governor’s Office: Governor Ige Messages State Employees About Interisland Travel In a message sent to all State of Hawai‘i employees today, Governor Ige again reiterated that the lifting of the interisland 14-day quarantine on June 16 is because, “Over the past few weeks, we have seen significant progress in our fight against the COVID-19 crisis. ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest June 2, 2020

Governor’s Office: Mandatory Quarantine for Interisland Travel to be Lifted Effective June 16 Recognizing Hawai‘i’s national leadership in controlling the spread of COVID-19, Governor Ige announced the lifting of the 14-day quarantine for interisland travel effective two weeks from tomorrow (Tuesday, June 16, 2020). At an afternoon news briefing at the Daniel K. Inouye International ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest June 1, 2020

Department of Health: Three New Cases of COVID-19 on O‘ahu DOH reports three (3) new COVID-19 cases. Two (2) are adults and one (1) is a minor and all are from O‘ahu. Please note that the total case count only rises by two, as one O‘ahu case was removed after a presumptive positive specimen was ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 29, 2020

Governor’s Office: Community Connection on Facebook Live Held with Four County Mayors Gov. Ige was joined by all four county mayors during today’s Community Connection session to discuss the reopening of businesses and activities in the state and counties. The leaders of the state answered public and media questions on what residents could expect in ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 28, 2020

Department of Health: One New Case of COVID-19 Reported One (1) Hawai‘i island adult has tested positive for coronavirus according to the latest count from DOH. The new case comes after three consecutive days of zero (0) positive cases. Hawai‘i COVID-19 Counts as of 12:00 noon, May 27, 2020 Island of Diagnosis New Cases Reported ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 27, 2020

Governor’s Office: Three Days – Zero Cases During an afternoon news briefing Gov. David Ige called the Memorial Day weekend, “A great weekend in the fight against COVID-19. Including today, we have had three days in a row with no new cases. Zero.” He thanked everyone for their efforts which have resulted in Hawai‘i leading ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 26, 2020

Department of Health: Only One New Case of COVID-19 Reported Over Memorial Day Weekend On Saturday, DOH reported one (1) new case of coronavirus on Maui. On Sunday and Monday there have been no new cases. Hawai‘i COVID-19 Counts as of 12:00 noon, May 25, 2020 Island of Diagnosis New Cases Reported since 2/28/2020 (including ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 23-25, 2020

Governor’s Office: Holiday Weekend Not the Time to Let Our Guard Down This Memorial Day weekend is bound to bring thousands of Hawai‘i residents and visitors, who’ve first cleared their 14-day traveler quarantines, to our state’s beaches, parks, trails, and other outside spaces. Health officials and state leaders are encouraging continued social distancing, wearing of ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 22, 2020

Governor’s Office: Update on Interisland Travel Quarantine Hawai‘i is now in the “Act with Care,” phase two of the overall, “Beyond Recovery,” reopening strategy for the state. Governor Ige announced at an afternoon news briefing that he has been working closely with the counties on opening up businesses and activities, and lifting the 14-day quarantine ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 21, 2020

Department of Health: Two New Cases of COVID-19 Reported O‘ahu and Hawai‘i island each have a new positive coronavirus case according to the latest count from DOH. One of the cases is an adult and the other is a minor. The investigation of these cases is ongoing, and it’s not known whether either of the ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 20, 2020

Department of Health: One New Case of COVID-19 Reported One (1) Hawai‘i island adult has tested positive for coronavirus according to the latest count from DOH. Investigators are attempting to determine if this case has any potential links for previous cases. The outbreak at Maui Memorial Medical Center in Kahului is now considered closed. Hawai‘i ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 19, 2020

Governor’s Office: Hawai‘i Moves into “Acting with Care” Phase Governor David Ige announced at a news briefing this afternoon that the state is now transitioning from the “Safer at Home” phase to the “Acting with Care” phase that celebrates Hawai‘i’s Kama‘aina economy. He said, “In this phase we start to reconnect Hawai‘i’s local activities by ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 18, 2020

Department of Health: One New Case of COVID-19 Reported One new case of coronavirus is being reported by DOH. This is an adult, Hawai‘i island resident. This brings the total number of COVID-19 cases in Hawai‘i since Feb. 28, 2020 to 638. Hawai‘i COVID-19 Counts as of 12:00 noon, May 15, 2020 Island of Diagnosis ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 15, 2020

Governor’s Office: Governor Watches National Guard Salute to Hawai‘i’s Healthcare Heroes For a few minutes today, Gov. David Ige took a break from the endless meetings, conference calls, and administrative work associated with the state’s management of the COVID-19 crisis, to join others around the state in recognizing the sacrifices of the healthcare community. From ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest May 14, 2020