Updated: UH also defended its decision to have two contractors finish work on the stadium rather than hiring a third.
Sewage testing can provide “real-time detection” of the virus that causes COVID-19.
The system could still see about $90 million in federal relief funds, half of which must be distributed as grants to students.
The 10 students associated with the cluster have been moved to off-campus isolation rooms in a hotel.
University of Hawaii President David Lassner plans to cut his own pay by 20%.
Gov. David Ige said Wednesday that furloughs for state workers — which were set to begin in January — are being delayed, but he hasn’t given a new start date.
The governor, anticipating a slow economic recovery, likely will present lawmakers with a much-reduced conservative spending plan.
The University of Hawaii is already considering alternate sites such as high school stadiums for the 2021 football season.