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Department of Health: https://health.hawaii.gov/coronavirusdisease2019/what-you-should-know/current-situation-in-hawaii/ 264 COVID-19 Cases and Four Deaths Reported Today DOH reports 264 new cases of coronavirus today. Four (4) additional deaths were reported, all on O‘ahu. All of these people had been hospitalized and had underlying conditions. Woman, 50-59 yrs. Woman, 60-69 yrs. Man, 70-79 yrs. Man, 80-89 yrs. This report includes ...
Read More HAWAI‘I COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER DAILY NEWS DIGEST Jan. 8, 2021

HONOLULU – The State Sheriff Special Operations Fugitive Unit is searching for a parole violator who is considered possibly armed and dangerous. On January 5, the Hawaii Paroling Authority issued a parole retake warrant for 29-year old Charleston Silva. Silva is 5’9”, weighs 247 lbs, and has brown hair and eyes.  He has a dark ...
Read More PSD NEWS RELEASE: SHERIFF SPECIAL OPERATIONS UNIT SEARCHING FOR PAROLE FUGITIVE

PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice.  All projects are weather permitting.   — H-1 FREEWAY — 1) HALAWA TO HONOLULU (WEEKEND/NIGHT WORK) Up to three lane closure on the westbound H-1 Freeway (Airport Viaduct) between the Stadium onramp and the offramp to Nimitz Highway on Sunday, Jan. 10, ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: OAHU LANE CLOSURES FOR THE WEEKEND OF JAN. 8 – JAN. 10, 2021

PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice.  All projects are weather permitting.   — KUHIO HIGHWAY (ROUTE 56) — 1) KAPAA (NIGHT WORK) Single lane closure on Kuhio Highway (Route 56) in the northbound direction between mile markers 7.7 and 8.2, Kipuni Place and Ohia Street, on Sunday evening, ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: KAUAI LANE CLOSURES FOR THE WEEKEND OF JAN. 8 – JAN. 10, 2021

PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice.  All projects are weather permitting.   — HAWAII BELT ROAD (ROUTE 19) — 1) HILO (24-HOUR WORK) Single lane closure on Hawaii Belt Road (Route 19) in the southbound direction between mile markers 2.4 and 3.3, between Bayfront Highway and Hau Lane, ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: HAWAII ISLAND LANE CLOSURES FOR THE WEEKEND OF JAN. 8 – JAN. 10, 2021

Department of Health: https://health.hawaii.gov/coronavirusdisease2019/what-you-should-know/current-situation-in-hawaii/ Highest Number of COVID-19 Cases Since August Reported Today DOH reports 322 new cases of coronavirus today, the highest number since August 29, 2020, which had 310 COVID-19 cases reported. 30 of today’s cases are backdated from between 12-20-20 and 1-5-21, due to a reporting lag from a laboratory. Health officials ...
Read More HAWAI‘I COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER DAILY NEWS DIGEST Jan. 7, 2021

Group Leader Cited for Three Violations   (HILO) – Early this morning officers from the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources  Enforcement (DOCARE) stood watch as a crew from the DLNR Division of State Parks removed illegally planted taro and banana trees from the Wailoa River State Recreation Area. The so-called “Kanaka Garden” was planted within the last week by ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: “KANAKA GARDEN” IN WAILOA RIVER STATE RECREATION AREA REMOVED

HONOLULU – The Department of Human Services (DHS) is assisting eligible families to better-afford preschool for the 2021-2022 school year. The Preschool Open Doors (POD) program application period began January 4 and is open through March 31, 2021. Funds are limited, so DHS encourages families to apply early. To qualify for the program, children must ...
Read More DHS NEWS RELEASE: Preschool Open Doors Program Application Period Open Through March 31, 2021

LIHUE – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) informs Kauai road users of scheduled nightly closures of Kuhio Highway (Route 56) between Mailihuna Road and Kealia Road for the Kapaa Stream Bridge Rehabilitation starting Monday, Jan. 11, through Monday, Jan. 18. The full closures are needed as the contractor installs the girders to support the ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: NIGHTLY FULL CLOSURES OF KUHIO HIGHWAY NEEDED FOR KAPAA STREAM BRIDGE REHABILITATION

Department of Health: https://health.hawaii.gov/coronavirusdisease2019/what-you-should-know/current-situation-in-hawaii/ 143 New COVID-19 Cases and Ten (10) Deaths Reported Statewide Ten (10) COVID-19 deaths were reported today bringing the new statewide death total to 299. The 10 deaths occurred between Nov. 12 and Dec. 19. Maui One (1) man, 70-77 yrs., underlying conditions, hospitalized O‘ahu Three (3) men,60-69 yrs., underlying conditions, ...
Read More HAWAI‘I COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER DAILY NEWS DIGEST Jan. 6, 2021