COVID-19

Department of Health: Four Additional COVID-19 Cases on O‘ahu After reporting 14 new cases on Saturday and 11 additional cases on Sunday, DOH is reporting four (4) new positive cases of coronavirus today, all of which are adults on O‘ahu. There is one (1) new case at the Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, which ...
Read More Hawai’i COVID-19 Daily News Digest June 22, 2020

Governor’s Office: Gov. Ige says Friday COVID Case Count was Anticipated, Manageable  Gov. Ige released a statement Friday after DOH announced 27 new COVID-19 cases, saying; “Today’s spike in positive cases was anticipated as we began the process to re-open our community. It is still manageable, but it serves as a reminder that we must ...
Read More Hawai’i COVID-19 Daily News Digest June 19, 2020

Governor’s Office: Governor, County Mayors Answer Questions on Facebook Live Gov. Ige was joined by all four county mayors during today’s Community Connection session to discuss how reopening businesses has been going and answering questions from residents. The governor noted the increase in cases Hawai‘i has seen, including Thursday’s count of 18 positive cases. However, ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest June 18, 2020

Governor’s Office: Governor, County Mayors to Answer Questions on Facebook Live Gov. Ige and all four county mayors will once again participate in a Facebook Live to answer questions about the latest on COVID-19. It’s part of a “Community Connection” that the governor has hosted on his Facebook page with numerous leaders across the state ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest June 17, 2020

Department of Health: Four New COVID-19 Cases on O‘ahu Three (3) adults and one (1) person under 18-years of age are the four (4) new COVID-19 cases being reported by DOH. All four cases were diagnosed on O‘ahu, but the residency of one case is still under investigation. Two cases involve household contact in separate ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest June 16, 2020

Governor’s Office: Uptick in Cases Manageable as Interisland Travel Resumes “It is safe to travel between islands,” Governor David Ige said at an afternoon news briefing.  The governor said an increase in cases was expected as businesses and activities reopened across the state and Hawai‘i still has the lowest COVID-19 numbers in the nation. Most ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest June 15, 2020

Governor’s Office: Governor Ige Provides Perspective on New Cases During his regular news briefing today, Governor David Ige said the increase in the number of COVID-19 cases was expected as normal activities resumed along with the reopening of many businesses. He said, “Most importantly we have the capacity to handle this level of cases as ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Daily News Digest June 12, 2020

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