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Coronavirus in Hawaii

Should People Who Got COVID-19 Count Toward Herd Immunity? Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Should People Who Got COVID-19 Count Toward Herd Immunity?

Hawaii is struggling to get to a 70% vaccination rate. Some think unvaccinated COVID-19 survivors should be factored in.

Hawaii’s Travel Rules Are Ending But Restrictions On Other Businesses Linger Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Hawaii’s Travel Rules Are Ending But Restrictions On Other Businesses Linger

Events promoters in particular are still chafing under continuing restrictions that have kept their operations limited for more than a year.

Army May Make COVID-19 Vaccines Mandatory In September Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Army May Make COVID-19 Vaccines Mandatory In September

The decision hinges on whether the FDA gives vaccines full approval.

Why Oahu Neighborhoods Have Such Sharp Differences In Vaccination Rates Anthony Quintano/ Civil Beat

Why Oahu Neighborhoods Have Such Sharp Differences In Vaccination Rates

The North Shore and West Oahu lag significantly behind other parts of the island in terms of COVID-19 vaccination rates.

More Than Half Of Hawaii’s Inmates Have Been Vaccinated Against COVID-19 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

More Than Half Of Hawaii’s Inmates Have Been Vaccinated Against COVID-19

But a breakdown of individual facilities shows mixed results, with 89% inoculated at the Kulani Correctional Facility and 23% at the jail in Hilo.

Hawaii Will Lift Restrictions For Vaccinated US Travelers On July 8 Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Hawaii Will Lift Restrictions For Vaccinated US Travelers On July 8

Gov. David Ige says the state is close enough to being 60% vaccinated that he is easing COVID-19 restrictions.

How Hawaii’s Remote Worker Initiative Connects Students To Industry Pros Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

How Hawaii’s Remote Worker Initiative Connects Students To Industry Pros

A volunteer project connected to the Movers & Shakas program led to paid internship opportunities for some public high school students.

Ige: Hawaii Unlikely To Ease Travel Restrictions Ahead Of July 4 As Vaccinations Slow Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Ige: Hawaii Unlikely To Ease Travel Restrictions Ahead Of July 4 As Vaccinations Slow

Lt. Gov. Josh Green had publicly urged the governor to end the pre-travel testing requirement on July 1.

This Hawaii Company Found Help In South Korea For Its COVID Test Kits Cory Lum/Civil Beat

This Hawaii Company Found Help In South Korea For Its COVID Test Kits

Oceanit developed a spit test and one using nasal swabs that are currently in clinical trials.

Coronavirus in Hawaii