Hawaii health officials reported 116 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, including 82 on Oahu, 19 on Maui, eight on the Big Island, one on Kauai and six residents diagnosed out of state.

The official state death toll from the virus is 407.

Lt. Gov. Josh Green is proposing a new plan for reopening the state, as vaccinations for the coronavirus continue to ramp up. Green wants the state to open interisland travel to people who are fully vaccinated once the state has finished most vaccinations in phase 1b of the rollout.

Green’s proposal calls for letting vaccinated travelers from the mainland bypass the state’s quarantine — if at least two weeks have passed since they received their second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine — once Hawaii is mostly though phase 1c of the vaccine rollout.

Hawaii is currently in phase 1b of the vaccine rollout plan, which includes seniors 75 and older, first responders and other essential workers.

Reporting Lag

Across the state, 2.3% of people tested during the past week have been confirmed to have COVID-19. On Oahu, that figure was 2.7% and in Maui County, it was the highest at 3.8%.

Approximately 75 people are hospitalized for COVID-19, with 20 people in intensive care units and 15 using ventilators, down from 25 people reported to be using ventilators Thursday.

For more information, check this Hawaii Department of Health COVID-19 site or this state site, and the Hawaii Data Collaborative COVID-19 Tracking site. The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency also provides this comprehensive dashboard.

Cases, Deaths And COVID-19 Testing In Hawaii

COVID-19 Cases
Tests performed

Honolulu’s 7-Day Averages

Tier 2
Current Tier*
Daily Case Count
Test Positivity
Source: The City and County of Honolulu
* The current case numbers and test positivity rate may not correlate with the metrics set for a specific tier as the county must spend at least four consecutive weeks in a tier and meet the metrics for the next tier before advancing, according to the reopening plan. More information of the City and County of Honolulu’s reopening strategy as well as details of the restrictions of Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3 and Tier 4 can be found at oneoahu.org

Hawaii COVID-19 Cases By County

Daily New COVID-19 Cases

Number Of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In U.S.

COVID-19 Cases Worldwide

Want more information on COVID-19 in Hawaii? You can read all of Civil Beat’s coronavirus coverage, find answers to frequently asked questions or sign up for email newsletter updates — all for free. And check out pictures of how community groups and volunteers have been helping out in our Community Scrapbook.

Help power our public service journalism

As a local newsroom, Civil Beat has a unique public service role in times of crisis.

That’s why we’re committed to a paywall-free website and subscription-free content, so we can get vital information out to everyone, from all communities.

We are deploying a significant amount of our resources to covering the Maui fires, and your support ensures that we can pivot when these types of emergencies arise.

Make a gift to Civil Beat today and help power our nonprofit newsroom.