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Coronavirus in Hawaii

COVID-19 Quarantine Facility Links Homeless To Range Of Services Cory Lum/Civil Beat

COVID-19 Quarantine Facility Links Homeless To Range Of Services

A new study says a similar approach could save the state money by providing a place where the homeless, the mentally ill and others can get help without going to the ER.

Military In Hawaii Copes With Pandemic Challenges John Linzmeier/HING

Military In Hawaii Copes With Pandemic Challenges

The military declines to say how many Hawaii-based troops have been infected, but it has put restrictions on both daily operations and training efforts.

 

DOH Receives Federal Emergency Funds Nick Grube/Civil Beat

DOH Receives Federal Emergency Funds

The money will fund state response to public health threats such as infectious diseases, natural disasters and biological, chemical, nuclear and radiological events.

Judge: Feds Can’t Intervene In Quarantine Challenge Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Judge: Feds Can’t Intervene In Quarantine Challenge

The Hawaii attorney general’s office says the development is a small victory in the case.

Another Round Of COVID-19 Testing Finds Another Case At Hale Nani Courtesy Scott Miscovich

Another Round Of COVID-19 Testing Finds Another Case At Hale Nani

The string of cases related to Oahu’s largest nursing facility totals 16.

Ige: Hawaii’s Quarantine Will Be Lifted For Those Who Show Proof Of Negative COVID-19 Test Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige: Hawaii’s Quarantine Will Be Lifted For Those Who Show Proof Of Negative COVID-19 Test

Gov. David Ige said officials expect to see a rise in virus cases, but Hawaii hospitals are equipped with the capacity to handle new infections.

Feds: Hawaii Travel Quarantine Discriminates Against Out-Of-State Residents Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Feds: Hawaii Travel Quarantine Discriminates Against Out-Of-State Residents

The U.S. Justice Department is supporting several Hawaii homeowners who want the trans-Pacific quarantine lifted.

Face Scanners At Hawaii Airports Are ‘Terrifying,’ ACLU Says Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Face Scanners At Hawaii Airports Are ‘Terrifying,’ ACLU Says

A DOT spokesman says the pilot program isn’t technology from “spy movies,” but a civil rights group argues it is mass surveillance.

Coronavirus Has Offered Kauai’s Mayor A Political Breakout Moment Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Coronavirus Has Offered Kauai’s Mayor A Political Breakout Moment

Kauai Mayor Derek Kawakami’s decisive handling of the COVID-19 pandemic — and the Garden Isle’s relatively low disease infection count — has won him praise locally and statewide.

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