COVID-19 News Releases

For video click here For photos click here HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige and Doug Murdock, chief information officer, Office of Enterprise Technology Services today unveiled the state’s Hawaiʻi SMART Health Card. The card will enable individuals who received their COVID-19 vaccinations in Hawaiʻi to create a state-issued digital Hawaiʻi SMART Health Card that may ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige is reaching out to residents across the State of Hawaiʻi to urge responsible behavior more than ever before over the upcoming three-day Labor Day weekend. State employees and business leaders received email messages from the governor asking that they do their individual and collective part to stop the spread of ...
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HONOLULU – The Department of Human Resources Development (DHRD) has released state employee vaccination numbers and found that as of Aug. 16, 87.6% of the state’s approximately 14,000 employees are fully vaccinated. (Note: This does not include Department of Education and University of Hawaiʻi employees). In addition, 4.8% of state employees are partially vaccinated and ...
Read More Office of the Governor News Release: State sees 87.6% fully vaccinated rate, 98.6% compliance rate among employees

For video click here For photos click here For resources click here For the Letter to Legislature, Judiciary click here HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today formally notified the Hawai‘i State Legislature and Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald that he will not be issuing any further eviction moratoria once the current moratorium expires on Aug. ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR NEWS RELEASE: GOVERNOR IGE NOTIFIES LEGISLATURE, CHIEF JUSTICE, THAT EVICTION MORATORIUM WILL BE LIFTED AUGUST 6 – STATE URGES RESIDENTS TO SEEK MEDIATION, AVAILABLE ASSISTANCE

(Honolulu) – Since August 2020, Special Agents of the Hawaii Department of the Attorney General’s Investigation Division have conducted quarantine compliance checks, primarily at Waikīkī hotels, to ensure traveler compliance with COVID-19 emergency rules.  To date, there have been 55 arrests for travel self-quarantine violations.  But the primary focus of these operations is to educate travelers and ...
Read More JIC News Release: ATTORNEY GENERAL’S SPECIAL AGENTS VISIT 3,200 HOTEL ROOMS FOR QUARANTINE COMPLIANCE CHECKS

Department of Health: https://health.hawaii.gov/coronavirusdisease2019/what-you-should-know/current-situation-in-hawaii/ 118 New COVID-19 Cases DOH reports 118 new cases of coronavirus today. This report includes cases up until Wednesday at 11:59 p.m. Full data is posted on the State COVID-19 dashboard and on the DOH Disease Outbreak & Control Division website daily: hawaiicovid19.com/dashboard. Hawai‘i COVID-19 Counts as of 11:59 p.m. April ...
Read More HAWAI‘I COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER DAILY NEWS DIGEST April 30, 2021

Department of Health: https://health.hawaii.gov/coronavirusdisease2019/what-you-should-know/current-situation-in-hawaii/ 69 New Cases, Three COVID-19 Related Deaths Reported DOH has reported three new COVID-19-associated deaths. Oʻahu 1 male, 50-59 yrs, underlying conditions, hospitalized Maui 1 male, 60-69 yrs, no underlying conditions, hospice care 1 male, 60-69 yrs, underlying conditions, hospitalized This report includes cases up until Monday at 11:59 p.m. Full ...
Read More HAWAI‘I COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER DAILY NEWS DIGEST April 28, 2021

Department of Health: https://health.hawaii.gov/coronavirusdisease2019/what-you-should-know/current-situation-in-hawaii/ 122 New COVID-19 Cases and One Additional Death Reported DOH reports 122 new cases of coronavirus today. It also recorded the death of a Kaua‘i woman, 70-79 yrs., with underlying conditions and who had been hospitalized. This report includes cases up until Tuesday at 11:59 p.m. Full data is posted on ...
Read More HAWAI‘I COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER DAILY NEWS DIGEST APRIL 29, 2021

Department of Health: One COVID-19 Death Reported Involving Child DOH has reported the death of a child between 0-10 years old. The boy, who had underlying conditions, was visiting the state with his parents, when he began to experience COVID-19 symptoms shortly after arriving on the islands. He was taken to a hospital where he ...
Read More HAWAI‘I COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER DAILY NEWS DIGEST April 27, 2021

Department of Health: https://health.hawaii.gov/coronavirusdisease2019/what-you-should-know/current-situation-in-hawaii/ 101 New COVID-19 Cases and Two New Deaths Reported DOH reports 101 new cases of coronavirus today and the death of an O‘ahu man, 30-39 yrs, who had been hospitalized. It is not known whether he had underlying conditions. Additionally, the death of a Maui woman, 50-59 yrs., with underlying conditions ...
Read More HAWAI‘I COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER DAILY NEWS DIGEST April 22, 2021

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