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Coronavirus in Hawaii

Hawaii Schools To Continue Mostly Distance Learning Through December Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Schools To Continue Mostly Distance Learning Through December

Education officials plan to follow new Department of Health guidelines for when it’s safe for kids to return to the classroom.

VIRUS TRACKER — Sept. 17: 160 New COVID-19 Cases And 5 Deaths In Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat

VIRUS TRACKER — Sept. 17: 160 New COVID-19 Cases And 5 Deaths In Hawaii

At least 120 people have died from the virus in Hawaii to date, though the state’s official tally is lower because of reporting lags.

Neal Milner: Pacific Islanders Are Mentors Not Victims Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Neal Milner: Pacific Islanders Are Mentors Not Victims

Pacific Islanders have been hard hit by the coronavirus in Hawaii. But they’re not waiting for government to take care of things for them like so many of us are.

Honolulu Police Are Issuing An ‘Unprecedented’ Number Of Pandemic Tickets Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Police Are Issuing An ‘Unprecedented’ Number Of Pandemic Tickets

Many are being dismissed. But the court system is struggling to keep up as thousands of violators are forced to appear before a judge anyway.

Hawaii Has Spent Only A Small Fraction Of CARES Act Money Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Has Spent Only A Small Fraction Of CARES Act Money

The state and neighbor island counties are required to expend nearly $863 million by the end of the year — or they will lose it.

Ige: Hawaii Will Launch Pre-Travel Testing Program Oct. 15 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige: Hawaii Will Launch Pre-Travel Testing Program Oct. 15

The long-awaited program to let travelers bypass quarantine is set for next month, but state leaders did not have all the details ironed out on how it will work.

Leahi Hospital Employee Tests Positive For COVID-19 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Leahi Hospital Employee Tests Positive For COVID-19

No residents at the elderly care facility have tested positive for COVID-19 to date.

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