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Coronavirus in Hawaii

Hawaii Doctors Battle State Health Department Over COVID-19 Testing Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Hawaii Doctors Battle State Health Department Over COVID-19 Testing

Lt. Gov. Josh Green and doctors call for more tests to stem a wave of patients while the state health department advocates conserving testing capacity.

Mazie Hirono Has Some Virus Advice For Cancer Survivors Like Herself Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Mazie Hirono Has Some Virus Advice For Cancer Survivors Like Herself

The 72-year-old U.S. senator says she’s changed her own habits to protect herself and the community during the coronavirus pandemic.

Superintendent: Hawaii Schools To Remain Closed Through April 30 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Superintendent: Hawaii Schools To Remain Closed Through April 30

Despite the continuing school closures, the DOE school system, on a whole, remains open and operational, said the superintendent.

Honolulu To Reopen Public Bathrooms, State Keeps Theirs Closed Christina Jedra/Civil Beat

Honolulu To Reopen Public Bathrooms, State Keeps Theirs Closed

Bathrooms at state parks and harbors, which homeless people rely on, are closed.

Hawaii Lt. Gov. Josh Green Banned From State’s Virus Response Effort Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Lt. Gov. Josh Green Banned From State’s Virus Response Effort

Updated: After recently naming him as the state’s liaison, Gov. David Ige has now essentially fired Green, a medical doctor, from participating in the coronavirus effort.

Hawaii’s COVID-19 Cases Hit 90 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii’s COVID-19 Cases Hit 90

On Tuesday, 14 new cases were confirmed in the islands.

Honolulu Bus Drivers ‘On The Front Lines’ Of The Coronavirus Crisis Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Bus Drivers ‘On The Front Lines’ Of The Coronavirus Crisis

UPDATED: Passenger counts have plummeted as COVID-19 numbers climb. Some drivers remain wary of what lies ahead.

Denby Fawcett: Even The Duke Was No Match For The Spanish Flu Wikimedia Commons

Denby Fawcett: Even The Duke Was No Match For The Spanish Flu

The famous surfer and swimmer had to scuttle his aviator dreams when he came down with it on a mainland tour.

Coronavirus Q&A: Who Is Exempt From Stay-At-Home Rule? Alissa Eckert, MS, Dan Higgins, MAMS

Coronavirus Q&A: Who Is Exempt From Stay-At-Home Rule?

Gov. David Ige issued a stay-at-home order for the entire state that will begin this week.

Ige Orders Hawaii Residents To Stay At Home Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige Orders Hawaii Residents To Stay At Home

The order follows similar mandates by the mayors of Maui and Honolulu counties — and it’s an action legislative leaders have been pushing for the last few days.

Hawaii Announces First Death From The COVID-19 Virus Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Announces First Death From The COVID-19 Virus

Update: On Monday, the state also reported Hawaii’s largest single-day jump in cases to date, with the state Department of Health reporting there are now 77 documented cases of COVID-19.

Coronavirus in Hawaii