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Coronavirus in Hawaii

‘Borderline Criminal’: Honolulu Not Following CDC Advice For Homeless Christina Jedra/Civil Beat

‘Borderline Criminal’: Honolulu Not Following CDC Advice For Homeless

When it comes to public bathrooms, Honolulu is doing the opposite of what the CDC advises.

Coronavirus Q&A: Why Aren’t We Testing Mild Symptoms? Alissa Eckert, MS, Dan Higgins, MAMS

Coronavirus Q&A: Why Aren’t We Testing Mild Symptoms?

The mayors of Oahu and Maui ordered most residents to stay at home except for essential errands, while Hawaiian airlines announced it was suspending nearly all long-haul flights.

Your Child Care Center May Still Be Open Suevon Lee/Civil Beat

Your Child Care Center May Still Be Open

As coronavirus cases rise in the state, child care centers emerge as an “essential function” for front-line workers.

Hawaii Prosecutors Retool Policies To Avoid Filling Up Jails During Pandemic Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Prosecutors Retool Policies To Avoid Filling Up Jails During Pandemic

One prosecutor — Justin Kollar of Kauai — has signed on to a national initiative to release some low level offenders not considered a threat to the community.

Danny De Gracia: Say Good-Bye To Chili And Rice Campaign Events Eugene Tanner/Civil Beat

Danny De Gracia: Say Good-Bye To Chili And Rice Campaign Events

Political campaigning in the face of the coronavirus will be a whole different thing.

Honolulu Mayor Orders ‘Stay At Home, Work From Home’ For All Oahu Christina Jedra/Civil Beat

Honolulu Mayor Orders ‘Stay At Home, Work From Home’ For All Oahu

UPDATED: Maui is taking similar steps and Gov. David Ige says some sort of statewide action is in the works as state lawmakers put pressure on the administration to do more.

8 New Coronavirus Cases Reported in Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat

8 New Coronavirus Cases Reported in Hawaii

The Hawaii Department of Health said the total case numbers rose to 56, including six new cases on Oahu and two on Maui.

Hawaiian Airlines Will Suspend Most Long-Haul Service Starting Thursday Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaiian Airlines Will Suspend Most Long-Haul Service Starting Thursday

The airline, which is Hawaii’s largest private employer, faces uncertainty amidst the COVID-19 crisis.

Here’s What The Governor Can Do In An Emergency Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Here’s What The Governor Can Do In An Emergency

The Emergency Management Act expands the governor’s powers during a crisis.

Sterling Higa: Gov. Ige’s Quarantine Mandate Is Not Enough Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Sterling Higa: Gov. Ige’s Quarantine Mandate Is Not Enough

The governor needs to take charge and declare a state of emergency. He should order people to shelter in place and call up the National Guard.

Coronavirus Q&A: Are Visitors Or Residents Bringing COVID-19 To Hawaii? Alissa Eckert, MS, Dan Higgins, MAMS

Coronavirus Q&A: Are Visitors Or Residents Bringing COVID-19 To Hawaii?

Gov. David Ige mandated all residents and visitors flying to Hawaii self-quarantine in hotels or at home for two weeks.

Hawaii Imposes Mandatory 14-Day Quarantine For All Arrivals Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Imposes Mandatory 14-Day Quarantine For All Arrivals

Updated: The order is intended to bring tourism to a near halt. But top lawmakers want Ige to go further and require residents to shelter in place.

Coronavirus in Hawaii