COVID-19 News Releases

Governor’s Office: HB 1278/Act 1 Reduces Employer Unemployment Contributions At an afternoon news conference Governor David Ige signed House Bill 1278 which relates to the Unemployment Insurance Contribution Schedule for businesses and non-profit organizations. Before the COVID-19 pandemic the Unemployment Compensation Trust Fund had a half billion- dollar reserve. By last June, it was drained, ...
Read More HAWAI‘I COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER DAILY NEWS DIGEST March 2, 2021

WHAT: News Conference – Bill Signing HB1278: UI Employer Contribution Tax Rates                     WHEN: Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. WHO:                        Governor David Ige DLIR Director Anne Perreira-Eustaquio Senate President Ron Kouchi Rep. Richard Onishi, chair, Labor & Tourism Committee Owners of Waioli Kitchen & Bakeshop ...
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Department of Health: https://health.hawaii.gov/coronavirusdisease2019/what-you-should-know/current-situation-in-hawaii/ Daily and Weekly Preliminary Vaccine Administration Updates The charts below will be included in the Daily News Digest, Monday-Friday. 29 New COVID-19 Cases DOH reports 29 new cases of coronavirus. This report includes cases up until Saturday at 11:59 p.m. Full data is posted on the State COVID-19 dashboard and on ...
Read More HAWAI‘I COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER DAILY NEWS DIGEST March 1, 2021

Department of Health: Higher Case Count Today Partially Due to Historic Cases The DOH Disease Outbreak and Control Division (DOCD) is reporting 106 coronavirus cases today. 31 cases from Maui were not previously confirmed due to a laboratory reporting issue. These cases occurred between Nov. 29, 2020 and Feb. 18, 2021. These cases are not ...
Read More HAWAI‘I COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER DAILY NEWS DIGEST Feb. 27, 2021 (Special Saturday Edition)

Department of Health: State Laboratory Finds New Variant DOH’s State Laboratories Division (SLD) confirms the presence of a new COVID variant in Hawai‘i. The P.2 variant, which contains the E484K mutation, was identified through surveillance testing conducted on O‘ahu. While the implications of this additional strain are unknown at this time, the P.2 variant is ...
Read More HAWAI‘I COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER DAILY NEWS DIGEST Feb. 26, 2021

Department of Health: https://health.hawaii.gov/coronavirusdisease2019/what-you-should-know/current-situation-in-hawaii/ Daily and Weekly Preliminary Vaccine Administration Updates The charts below will be included in the Daily News Digest, Monday-Friday. 45 New COVID-19 Cases DOH reports 45 new cases of coronavirus today. This report includes cases up until Tuesday at 11:59 p.m. Full data is posted on the State COVID-19 dashboard and ...
Read More HAWAI‘I COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER DAILY NEWS DIGEST Feb. 25, 2021

Department of Health: https://health.hawaii.gov/coronavirusdisease2019/what-you-should-know/current-situation-in-hawaii/ Daily Preliminary Vaccine Administration Updates The chart below will be included in the Daily News Digest, Monday-Friday. A weekly summary is included each Wednesday. 50 New COVID-19 Cases and Four Additional Deaths Reported DOH reports 50 new cases of coronavirus today. The department reported four (4) additional deaths: Oʻahu 1 man, ...
Read More HAWAI‘I COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER DAILY NEWS DIGEST Feb. 24, 2021

Governor’s Office: One Down, One to Go for Governor, First Lady, Cabinet & Staff  Gov. Ige and First Lady Dawn Amano-Ige received their first COVID-19 vaccinations at Washington Place Monday afternoon. They were joined by about 65 cabinet and staff members. Gov. Ige had delayed his vaccination because of the shortage of vaccines arriving in ...
Read More HAWAI‘I COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER DAILY NEWS DIGEST Feb. 23, 2021

HONOLULU – Gov. Ige and First Lady Dawn Amano-Ige received their first COVID-19 vaccinations at Washington Place this afternoon. They were joined by about 65 cabinet and staff members. Gov. Ige has delayed his vaccination because of the shortage of vaccines arriving in Hawai‘i. “I felt there was an urgent need to get nursing home residents, ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR – NEWS RELEASE – Governor, first lady, cabinet and staff receive COVID-19 vaccinations

HONOLULU – At the direction of the President of the United States, Gov. David Ige has ordered that the United States flag and the Hawai‘i state flag will be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol and upon all state offices and agencies as well as the Hawai‘i National Guard in the State of Hawai‘i ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — FLAG ORDER — Governor Ige orders flags at half-staff in memory of more than a half-million Americans lost to COVID-19

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