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Governor David Ige signed a stay-at-home order, calling on everyone in the state to stay at home and work from home from Wednesday, March 25, to Thursday, April 30. This “aggressive action” is his third supplementary proclamation to tackle the outbreak of COVID-19 that has been gripping the United States and prevent its spread in Hawaii. ...
Read More Governor Ige signs stay-at-home order for entire state effective March 25

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in the United States and around the world, Governor David Ige has ordered all individuals — both visitors and Hawaiʻi residents — arriving or returning to the State of Hawaiʻi to a mandatory 14-day self-quarantine. This mandate, which goes into effect at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, March 26, ...
Read More Governor Ige orders mandatory 14-day quarantine for all individuals arriving or returning to Hawaii

The Hawaii Department of Health (DOH) announced a second presumptive positive test result for an elderly adult who is hospitalized in serious condition on Oahu. The individual felt ill on March 2 while in Washington State, and on March 4 returned home to Honolulu on Hawaiian Airlines flight HA21 from Seattle to Honolulu. The individual ...
Read More Hawaii has presumptive second case of COVID-19

The Hawaii Department of Health (DOH) today announced the first positive test results for a person under investigation on Oahu. The individual was a passenger on the Grand Princess cruise in Mexico and became ill after flying home to Oahu. Patient is currently isolated at home with mild to moderate symptoms. At this time, no ...
Read More Hawaii reports first COVID-19 case

ATTENTION: This is a news report about the ongoing outbreak of COVID-19 (2019 Novel Coronavirus, formerly known as 2019-nCoV). For comprehensive and updated information about this outbreak, see our COVID-19 advisories page.  Hawaiʻi Governor David Ige today issued an emergency proclamation that allows the state to work quickly and efficiently to prevent, contain, and mitigate ...
Read More Governor Ige Issues Emergency Proclamation Over COVID-19

ATTENTION: This is a past news report about the ongoing outbreak of COVID-19 (2019 Novel Coronavirus, formerly known as 2019-nCoV). For comprehensive and updated information about this outbreak, see our COVID-19 advisories page. For more recent news items about COVID-19, see our latest updates on the news page.  ORIGINAL NEWS ITEM: What is happening? The U.S. ...
Read More State Department Issues “Do Not Travel” Advisory for China

ATTENTION: This is a news report about the ongoing outbreak of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). For comprehensive and updated information about this outbreak, see our 2019-nCoV advisories page. For more recent news items about 2019-nCoV, see our latest updates on the news page.  What is happening? The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) has issued ...
Read More CDC advises travelers to avoid all nonessential travel to China

ATTENTION: This is a news report about the ongoing outbreak of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). For comprehensive and updated information about this outbreak, see our 2019-nCoV advisories page. For more recent news items about 2019-nCoV, see our latest updates on the news page.  ORIGINAL NEWS ITEM: What is happening? On Monday, January 27, the Centers for ...
Read More CDC confirms additional cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus

ATTENTION: This is a news report about the ongoing outbreak of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). For comprehensive and updated information about this outbreak, see our 2019-nCoV advisories page. For more recent news items about 2019-nCoV, see our latest updates on the news page.  ORIGINAL NEWS ITEM: What is happening? On Tuesday, January 21, the Centers for ...
Read More CDC reports first travel-related case in U.S. of 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in traveler from Wuhan, China

ATTENTION: This is a news report about the ongoing outbreak of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). For comprehensive and updated information about this outbreak, see our 2019-nCoV advisories page. For more recent news items about 2019-nCoV, see our latest updates on the news page.  ORIGINAL NEWS ITEM: Health officials in China, along with the US Centers for ...
Read More CDC issues warning about pneumonia cases in Wuhan, China caused by novel coronavirus