Traveling Physician, Nurse Meant For KCH Test Positive For Coronavirus

The two employees, a locum physician and a nurse traveler, tested positive during mandatory pre-employment testing prior to beginning work at the hospital.
August 05, 2020

DOH Reports 173 New COVID-19 Cases Wednesday

The statewide total as of Wednesday afternoon was 2,763 cases of the virus reported since testing began on Feb. 28, 2020. 
August 05, 2020

South Kohala Courthouse Closed Through Friday

The courthouse was closed Monday afternoon after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. 
August 05, 2020

DOH Reports 27th COVID-19 Related Death

The Department of Health reports the state's 27th COVID-19 related death as well as another day of triple-digit cases.
August 04, 2020

Hawai‘i Officials Push Enhanced Enforcement Over Interisland Quarantine, Lockdown

Gov. David Ige made it clear he's not ready to cede free-flowing interisland travel just yet, which rebooted on June 16 after a widespread lockdown brought the spread of coronavirus to a near halt across the islands.
August 04, 2020

Kim Says No Changes Coming to Big Island, as State Discusses Return to Interisland Quarantine and Lockdown

Hawai‘i counted 207 new cases of COVID-19 Monday, shattering the statewide record for daily coronavirus figures, but it won't change day-to-day life on the Big Island.
August 03, 2020

Hawai‘i Reports 207 Cases of COVID-19 Monday, Setting Single-Day Record

Health officials said that approximately 114 of the new cases can be contributed to private clinical laboratory reporting issues experienced over the weekend when the state reported 87 cases Saturday and identified 45 on Sunday.
August 03, 2020

Missing Data Pushes COVID-19 Counts Artificially Low

DOH will likely need to update case numbers from Friday on.
August 02, 2020

All New Daily Reported COVID-19 Cases Identified on O‘ahu

The Hawai‘i Department of Health is reporting 87 new positive COVID-19 cases, bringing the statewide total to 2,197. Call new cases were identified on O‘ahu.
August 01, 2020

Coronavirus Hits New Single-Day Peak in Hawai‘i as 124 Cases Reported

The vast majority of the problem continues to be isolated to O‘ahu.
July 30, 2020