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Coronavirus in Hawaii

Oahu Parks, Beaches To Reopen – But Only For Solo Activity Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Oahu Parks, Beaches To Reopen – But Only For Solo Activity

Parents are not allowed to bring their kids to the beach, the mayor said.

Hawaii Dept Of Health Whistleblower Forced Out As Shakeup Continues Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Dept Of Health Whistleblower Forced Out As Shakeup Continues

After revealing flaws in the state’s contact tracing program, Jennifer Smith, a state DOH case investigator, was put on leave on Friday.

VIRUS TRACKER — Sept. 8: 66 New Cases And 2 Deaths Cory Lum/Civil Beat

VIRUS TRACKER — Sept. 8: 66 New Cases And 2 Deaths

It was one of the lowest daily counts seen in more than a month.

Here’s How These Hawaii Workers Are Navigating The Pandemic Economy

Here’s How These Hawaii Workers Are Navigating The Pandemic Economy

Three residents share their strategies for overcoming longterm unemployment and sunken business models as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage the local economy.

Can A Virtual Art Night Help This Struggling Kauai Town Survive? Kuʻu Kauanoe/Civil Beat

Can A Virtual Art Night Help This Struggling Kauai Town Survive?

Some business owners are asking why a $115,000 federal grant is being spent on an online event when they are struggling to keep their doors open.

Denby Fawcett: 3 Survivors Talk About How They Fought COVID-19 Courtesy: Tanya Nua

Denby Fawcett: 3 Survivors Talk About How They Fought COVID-19

The Hawaii Department of Health has launched a new ad campaign to better connect residents with the realities of the virus.

VIRUS TRACKER — Sept. 7: 105 New Cases And 1 Death In Hawaii Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

VIRUS TRACKER — Sept. 7: 105 New Cases And 1 Death In Hawaii

So far 86 people in Hawaii with the virus have died since the pandemic began.

What Has The Pandemic Taught Us About Climate Change? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

What Has The Pandemic Taught Us About Climate Change?

Some say systematic failures to respond to COVID-19 reveal just how challenging it will be to stop climate change, while others see reasons for hope.

Coronavirus in Hawaii