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Kona Community Hospital Reports COVID-19 Case Flickr.com

Kona Community Hospital Reports COVID-19 Case

An employee was diagnosed with COVID-19.

Survey: A Majority Of Hawaii Residents Support Coronavirus Restrictions Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Survey: A Majority Of Hawaii Residents Support Coronavirus Restrictions

People in Hawaii think closing down vacation rentals and schools makes sense in the event of a serious surge, but don’t want restrictions on beach access and doctor visits.

Hawaii Records 3 More COVID-19 Deaths Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Records 3 More COVID-19 Deaths

The state logged 86 new cases over the weekend as officials linked clusters associated with two gyms and a Hawaiian Airlines flight attendant training.

Hawaii COVID-19 Forecast Tool Launched HIPAM

Hawaii COVID-19 Forecast Tool Launched

A new online tool gives a 14-day prediction about how many cases, hospitalizations and fatalities Hawaii is facing.

Plans For Increasing COVID-19 Testing At Care Homes On Hold Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Plans For Increasing COVID-19 Testing At Care Homes On Hold

A shortage of testing supplies at private labs is forcing the state department of health to shift gears and be more strategic in its testing plan, health officials said.

9 COVID-19 Cases Found At Hawaii State Hospital Cory Lum/Civil Beat

9 COVID-19 Cases Found At Hawaii State Hospital

Construction was halted for a week and diagnostic testing is ongoing.

Hawaii Labs Face Shortage Of COVID-19 Testing Supplies Diagnostic Laboratory Services

Hawaii Labs Face Shortage Of COVID-19 Testing Supplies

A national supplier has reduced its shipments to Hawaii as it shifts focus to helping laboratories in states with more severe coronavirus outbreaks.

Hawaii Lawmakers Won’t Give Health Director Broad COVID-19 Screening Powers Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Lawmakers Won’t Give Health Director Broad COVID-19 Screening Powers

A controversial bill that outlined a state health department screening response during public health emergencies has died at the state Capitol.

Spike In Covid-19 Cases Is A ‘Wake-Up Call’ For Residents Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Spike In Covid-19 Cases Is A ‘Wake-Up Call’ For Residents

State officials reported 41 new cases on Tuesday, the highest single-day increase since the start of the pandemic.