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Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Kim Suspends Ban on Single-Use Plastic Bags Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Big Island Mayor Harry Kim believes shopping with reusable bags over and again is an unnecessary health risk during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Police Seek Identity of Suspect

Police ask anyone with any information about this case to call the department’s non-emergency line at 808-935-3311.
Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Big Island Flood Advisory in Effect Through Afternoon

Localized flooding may occur.
Wednesday, April 01, 2020

DOH Confirms 34 New COVID-19 Cases Overnight

Thus far, 15 of the 258 people infected with the coronavirus have been hospitalized, including two over the last 24 hours.
Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Big Island COVID-19 Cases Climb Above 20

As of Wednesday, no patients on Hawai‘i Island had required coronavirus-related hospitalization.
Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Hawai‘i Police Get Financial Relief Among COVID-19 Pandemic

Under the terms of the grant program, state and county governments may use JAG funding to support purchases of personal protective equipment, hire additional officers, pay overtime.
Wednesday, April 01, 2020

HPD Seeks Help Locating Missing Woman

She has a medical condition that requires medication.
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Flood Advisory in Effect for Big Island

A flood advisory is in effect for much of the Big Island Tuesday afternoon.
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Elderly O‘ahu Man First COVID-19 Victim in Hawai‘i, DOH Assures Accuracy of Test

DOH erroneously announced that the first coronavirus death took place roughly one week ago but was forced to walk that back after the statement turned out to be false.
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Slow Turnaround Times for COVID-19 Tests Compound Fears With Stress for Local Family

Department of Health Director Bruce Anderson described recent issues with turnaround times for COVID-19 tests as a “temporary situation.”
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

First Patient Dies of COVID-19 in Hawai‘i, DOH Says

As of noon Tuesday, 13 people had been hospitalized as a result of coronavirus infection, including one new patient overnight.
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Puna Man Investigated For Attempted Murder

A Puna man is being investigated for attempted murder after a domestic incident Monday.
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

DOE Adds 10 Meal Pick-Up Locations Statewide

Parents or caregivers who pick up a meal must be accompanied by a child
Monday, March 30, 2020

DOH Releases Hawai‘i COVID-19 Virus Map

DOH on Monday evening released a map of COVID-19 infections across all four major Hawaiian Islands, which tracks where cases are most heavily concentrated. 
Monday, March 30, 2020

Ahead of the Curve?

Hawai‘i can now test up to 1,500 people per day, which is the third-highest rate in the nation.
Monday, March 30, 2020

Inter-Island Travelers to Face Mandatory Quarantine, Hawai‘i Gets $4 Billion in Aid

The circumnavigation of state law will allow out-of-state physicians and nurses to practice in Hawai‘i provided they are currently authorized to do so in another state.
Monday, March 30, 2020

DUIs Drop Dramatically With COVID-19 Pandemic

Statistics show social distancing may be keeping roads safer across Hawai‘i County.
Monday, March 30, 2020

Coronavirus Cases Eclipse 200 in Hawai‘i

O‘ahu was hit hardest with 16 new cases of COVID-19 in the last day, while Kaua‘i went 24 hours without a positive test result.
Monday, March 30, 2020

Big Island Identifies Four New Cases of COVID-19

Gov. David Ige’s stay-at-home proclamation remains in effect until April 30.
Sunday, March 29, 2020

COVID-19 Cases Climb to 175 in Hawai‘i

According to the Department of Health, a total of 122,653 confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported nationwide, including 19,332 new cases over the last 24 hours.
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