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Coronavirus in Hawaii

HAWAII VIRUS TRACKER — Feb. 10: 56 New COVID-19 Cases And 5 Deaths Cory Lum/Civil Beat

HAWAII VIRUS TRACKER — Feb. 10: 56 New COVID-19 Cases And 5 Deaths

Approximately 1,085 COVID-19 cases have been documented in Hawaii during the past two weeks.

Proposal To Scrap Kauai’s Two-Test Protocol For Arriving Travelers Advances Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Proposal To Scrap Kauai’s Two-Test Protocol For Arriving Travelers Advances

Measure introduced by House Speaker Scott Saiki would prevent Kauai from requiring the extra test.

HAWAII VIRUS TRACKER — Feb. 9: 37 New COVID-19 Infections Claire Caulfield/Civil Beat

HAWAII VIRUS TRACKER — Feb. 9: 37 New COVID-19 Infections

Approximately 7% of COVID-19 patients diagnosed in the state to date have been hospitalized.

Stabilizing Or Stalling? State Officials Explain Why Hawaii’s Recovery Plan Will Take 2 Years Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Stabilizing Or Stalling? State Officials Explain Why Hawaii’s Recovery Plan Will Take 2 Years

The governor’s economic development leaders say they want to carefully craft a plan that will hold up for the long term. But legislative leaders aren’t convinced.

HAWAII VIRUS TRACKER — Feb. 8: 33 New COVID-19 Infections Cory Lum/Civil Beat

HAWAII VIRUS TRACKER — Feb. 8: 33 New COVID-19 Infections

If Oahu sees few cases over the next two weeks, it could move into Tier 3 of its reopening plan with fewer restrictions.

It Will Take 18 Months To Overhaul Hawaii’s Outdated Unemployment System Cory Lum/Civil Beat

It Will Take 18 Months To Overhaul Hawaii’s Outdated Unemployment System

The state labor department made a deal to replace an antiquated mainframe but it won’t help with the current wave of claims.

Other States Have Opened Vaccinations To Those As Young As 65. Why Not Hawaii? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Other States Have Opened Vaccinations To Those As Young As 65. Why Not Hawaii?

Some argue the state should prioritize the most vulnerable before vaccinating a long list of essential workers.

Micronesians Wait Their Turn As Other Pacific Islanders Head Home Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Micronesians Wait Their Turn As Other Pacific Islanders Head Home

Hundreds of people from Pacific islands and territories have been stranded abroad for months after their homelands closed borders early in the pandemic.

HAWAII VIRUS TRACKER — Feb. 7: 75 New COVID-19 Infections And Two Deaths Cory Lum/Civil Beat

HAWAII VIRUS TRACKER — Feb. 7: 75 New COVID-19 Infections And Two Deaths

Both fatalities were reported on Oahu, raising the state’s total to 418.

Coronavirus in Hawaii