COVID-19 News Releases

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige announced today all travelers arriving in Hawai‘i from out-of-state will be required to get a valid COVID-19 test prior to their arrival, and to show ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR – News Release — State to launch COVID-19 pre-travel testing program for out-of-state travelers August 1

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has approved Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s proposal to allow singing and/or playing of wind instruments at indoor and outdoor restaurants/bars, with some restrictions. Performers who sing or ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — News Release — Governor Ige approves City & County of Honolulu’s request for singers, musicians to perform at restaurants, bars

June 19, 2020 Statement: Today’s spike in positive cases was anticipated as we began the process to re-open our community. It is still manageable, but it serves as a reminder ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — Statement — Governor Ige’s statement on state Department of Health COVID-19 case numbers

Governor Ige extends COVID-19 emergency period through July, lifts inter-island quarantine next week HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today signed a ninth supplementary emergency proclamation that extends the COVID-19 emergency period ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — News Release — Governor Ige extends COVID-19 emergency period through July, lifts inter-island quarantine next week

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today approved a request from Mayor Derek S.K. Kawakami to safely re-open more businesses, operations or activities under guidelines that will ensure the health, safety ...
Read More Governor’s Office – News Release – Gov. Ige approves Mayor Kawakami’s Emergency Rules #12

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today announced that the state will be lifting the 14-day quarantine requirement for inter-island travelers, effective June 16. The state Department of Transportation will require ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — News Release — Governor Ige lifting quarantine requirement for inter-island travel on June 16

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today signed Hawai‘i County’s Emergency Rule No. 7, submitted by Hawai‘i County Mayor Harry Kim, allowing certain county parks and recreational facilities to re-open, with ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — News Release — Governor Ige approves Hawaii County’s proposal to open certain parks, recreational facilities

Governor Ige approves emergency rules for counties of Hawaiʻi and Kauaʻi May 28, 2020 HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today approved requests from Mayor Harry Kim and Mayor Derek S.K. ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR – News Release — Governor Ige approves emergency rules for counties of Hawaii and Kauai

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today approved Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s proposal to safely re-open more businesses and operations on O‘ahu, under guidelines that will ensure the safety of employees and ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — News Release — Governor Ige approves requests to safety re-open more businesses across the state

May 26, 2020 Every business in Hawai‘i has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, including Young Brothers. The company is part of the state’s critical infrastructure that keeps goods moving ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — Statement on Young Brothers’ request for financial assistance