State health officials said Friday private laboratories gained the ability to test in-state this Wednesday, which should decrease wait times.
Transit officials do aim to keep enough buses on the road so riders can practice social distancing against the threat of COVID-19.
A new testing and quarantine center is slated to open Wednesday in Iwilei.
As Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell has improved his crisis messaging, Ige fades into the background.
Mental health professionals are increasing doses or seeing patients more often. People with no history of psychiatric symptoms are also struggling.
Medical professionals are aligned with state efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19.
UPDATED: Returning residents and visitors who landed at the Honolulu airport say they will abide by the state’s quarantine order, even if they’re not happy about it.
Nationwide, the federal Department of Labor reported 3 million more unemployment claims last week, dwarfing the previous high from 1982.