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Coronavirus in Hawaii

Lt. Gov. Josh Green Tests Positive For COVID-19 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lt. Gov. Josh Green Tests Positive For COVID-19

Green was tested earlier Friday after a member of his office was confirmed to have the virus.

Federal COVID-19 Medical Team Arrives In Hawaii Courtesy The Queen's Health Systems

Federal COVID-19 Medical Team Arrives In Hawaii

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services deployed a team to Honolulu, but it’s far fewer people than the state requested last month.

VIRUS TRACKER — Sept. 11: 167 New Cases and 2 Deaths In Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat

VIRUS TRACKER — Sept. 11: 167 New Cases and 2 Deaths In Hawaii

State health officials say Hawaii is turning a corner and cases are on the decline.

How Oahu’s COVID-19 Park And Beach Restrictions Are Hurting Families Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

How Oahu’s COVID-19 Park And Beach Restrictions Are Hurting Families

Parents say they are struggling to keep their children — and themselves — sane and healthy without regular access to outdoor spaces.

Eric Stinton: Making Sense Of Hawaii’s Lockdowns Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Eric Stinton: Making Sense Of Hawaii’s Lockdowns

There are lessons to learn from the Spanish Flu a century ago and from other countries handling COVID-19 right now.

HPD Is Getting Millions To Enforce The Shutdown While Aid For Struggling Residents Lags

HPD Is Getting Millions To Enforce The Shutdown While Aid For Struggling Residents Lags

Honolulu City Councilman Tommy Waters says the city’s priorities are backwards, pointing to money for police overtime and training, new ATVs and “paddy wagons,” among other items.

These Hotels Are Starting To Help Hawaii’s Virus Control Effort Cory Lum/Civil Beat

These Hotels Are Starting To Help Hawaii’s Virus Control Effort

Some Hawaii hotels have repurposed rooms for people who need to be isolated or quarantined while they recover from COVID-19 or wait for a test result.

 

 

Health Dept Whistleblower Speaks Out About ‘Toxic Management Culture’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Health Dept Whistleblower Speaks Out About ‘Toxic Management Culture’

Jennifer Smith was placed on paid leave weeks after her revelations about the Department of Health led to the director and the state epidemiologist being replaced.

Coronavirus in Hawaii