COVID-19 News Releases

Department of Health: Three Additional O‘ahu Deaths and 100 New Cases Three (3) O‘ahu men are the latest people to pass away from coronavirus. All three had underlying medical conditions. ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center Daily News Digest, Sept. 9, 2020

Office of the Governor: Governor Approves Extension of Stay-at-Home Order for O‘ahu with Modifications Gov. David Ige has approved another two-week extension of the “State-at-Home, Work-at-Home” order for the City and County of ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center Daily News Digest, Sept. 8, 2020

Honolulu – Governor David Ige announced today the launch of the State of Hawai‘i Rent Relief and Housing Assistance Program (RRHAP). The program provides assistance for Hawai‘i renters who have ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — News Release — Governor Ige announces Rent Relief and Housing Assistance Program

Information from Multiple Sources in One Location   (Honolulu) – At an afternoon briefing to legislators, Gov. David Ige and representatives from the Hawai‘i Department of Health and the University of ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center News Release, New COVID-19 Dashboard Now Available, Sept. 4, 2020 DW

Governor’s Office: Free Surge Testing Continues and is Encouraged Governor David Ige is again encouraging everyone on O‘ahu who has not been tested for COVID-19 to take advantage of free ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center Daily News Digest, Sept. 3, 2020

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige and Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR) Acting Director Anne Eustaquio announced today that Hawaiʻi was approved for an additional week of the Lost Wages ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — News Release — Governor Ige, Labor Department secure additional week of federal unemployment benefits

Department of Health: 339 New Cases and One Additional COVID-19 Death An O‘ahu man, in the 50 to 59-year-old age group, is the 75th person to pass away from coronavirus in ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center Daily News Digest, Sept. 2, 2020

Governor’s Office: Thousands Tested in Unique H-3 Surge Testing With a string of people lined up in their vehicles to receive their free COVID-19 test as a backdrop, Gov. Ige ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center Daily News Digest, Sept. 1, 2020

Office of the Governor:   Governor Announces Additional Unemployment Funding   Gov. David Ige has announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), has approved the State’s application to participate in ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center Daily News Digest, August 31, 2020

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved the state’s application to participate in the unemployment insurance plus up program called the Lost Wages Assistance Program.  ...
Read More Office of the Governor — News Release — Governor Ige announces additional unemployment funding to come LC