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Demand for COVID-19 Testing Spikes with Delta Variant Surge

COVID-19 tests were difficult to come by over the weekend as a first responder attested to in his unsuccessful attempt to get tested for the virus.

County Looks to Modify Airport Testing Program for COVID-19

Mayor Mitch Roth hopes to modify the COVID-19 post-arrival testing program at Hawai‘i County’s airports in the coming weeks as the rise in trans-pacific travelers has driven up the cost of the program.

DOH Reports 250 New COVID-19 Cases Statewide

The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 250 new cases of coronavirus Saturday, raising the statewide total to 23,143.

Post-Arrival COVID Testing at Kona, Hilo Airports to Continue Into January

Transpacific travel testing at Hawai‘i County’s airports will continue through the new year through a public-private partnership.

Free COVID-19 Testing Across Big Island, Nov. 30 to Dec. 5

No insurance is necessary to be tested but bring your driver’s license and insurance card, if you have one.

COVID Testing Schedule Through Nov. 23

Be sure to wear a face covering at all times and observe social distancing.

Free COVID Testing Sites on Big Island Through Nov. 16

No insurance is necessary to be tested, but those requesting a test are asked to bring insurance cards if they have one. No co-pay will be required of individuals being tested.

Free COVID Testing in Hilo Monday

No insurance is necessary to be tested, but participants are asked to bring insurance cards if they have one.

Hawai‘i County Actively Hunts COVID to Prevent Clusters

The constant testing, Kim added, is preventing large-scale breakouts.

County Readjusting Post COVID Test Program

Hawai‘i County is currently looking at offering its post-arrival COVID-19 rapid anitgen test to trans-Pacific travelers four days after arrival on the island instead of the day they fly in.

Big Island Coronavirus Testing Schedule

Free COVID-19 testing will be provided across the Big island through Oct. 24, 2020.

COVID Cluster Identified in Ocean View

A cluster of COVID-19 cases was identified during a drive-through testing clinic in Ocean View over the weekend.

Free COVID Testing Set For Ocean View on Saturday

Those who participate must wear a face covering at all times and maintain social distancing.

Free COVID-19 Testing Clinics Scheduled for Tuesday

Hawai‘i County has two COVID-19 drive-through testings scheduled on Sept. 15 — one in Kea‘au and the other in North Kohala.

Coronavirus Testing Changes For Saturday in East Hawai‘i

COVID-19 testing scheduled Saturday for the Prince Kuhio Shopping Center has been moved. 

Free COVID-19 Testing in 3 East Hawai‘i Locations This Week

The Big Island identified 35 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, pushing the county total to more than 400 since the pandemic began as a multiple-week surge continues with no signs yet of slowing down. 

Free COVID-19 Testing at Pāhoa Regional Park

No insurance is necessary to be tested, but bring your insurance card if you have one. No co-pay will be required for the individuals being tested.

Free COVID-19 Testing on Big Island Saturday

Be sure to wear a face covering at all times and observe social distancing.

COVID-19 Popup Clinic Open to Public on Saturday

A free drive-through screening and testing clinic for COVID-19 will be set up at West Hawai‘i Civic Center.

COVID-19 Testing, Antibody Screening in West Hawai‘i Over Weekend

People who visit the screening clinics will be asked to show a photo ID. Additionally, people are requested to bring their own pens and any health insurance cards they have, although insurance is not required.
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