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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.
The Hawaii attorney general’s office says the development is a small victory in the case.
The string of cases related to Oahu’s largest nursing facility totals 16.
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.
The U.S. Justice Department is supporting several Hawaii homeowners who want the trans-Pacific quarantine lifted.
A DOT spokesman says the pilot program isn’t technology from “spy movies,” but a civil rights group argues it is mass surveillance.
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.