The University of Hawaii’s lab is a key part of the city’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.
The order allowing only solo use of city parks, beaches and trails hasn’t been reversed, but Mayor Kirk Caldwell has a track record of making plans and then taking it all back.
Putting a worker on paid leave soon after she blew the whistle can be enough to establish a case under Hawaii’s law. But legal elements can be hard to prove.
The health department is waiting for medical records to confirm 25 coronavirus-related deaths.
So far 68 residents and 30 staff have tested positive for COVID-19 at the skilled nursing facility.
Preliminary results of a federal coronavirus surge testing drive on Oahu indicate that the infection’s spread is concentrated in certain communities.
Researchers are starting to get more data on just how the extended closure of Hawaii’s tourism industry has impacted the economy.
Since March, 635 people with the virus have been hospitalized.