COVID-19 News Releases

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige approved Kaua‘i Mayor Derek Kawakami’s updated Business & Recreation Guidelines tier chart, and the county’s move to Tier 3 on Thursday. The more cautious tier was activated after the island’s average case count remained elevated for the past two weeks. This is the first time Kaua‘i has moved tiers since the ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR NEWS RELEASE: GOVERNOR IGE APPROVES KAUA’I’S MOVE TO TIER 3 WITH UPDATED GUIDELINES

(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/ 70 New COVID-19 Cases Reported DOH reports 70 new cases of coronavirus today. This report includes cases up until Saturday 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. ...
Read More HAWAI‘I COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER DAILY NEWS DIGEST April 26, 2021

Department of Health: https://health.hawaii.gov/coronavirusdisease2019/what-you-should-know/current-situation-in-hawaii/ 94 New COVID-19 Cases and One Additional Death Reported DOH reports 94 new cases of coronavirus today and the death of a Maui man, 40-49 yrs, who had been hospitalized, with underlying conditions. This report includes cases up until Wednesday at 11:59 p.m. Full data is posted on the State COVID-19 ...
Read More HAWAI‘I COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER DAILY NEWS DIGEST April 23, 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

Facebook Live News Conference Video: https://www.facebook.com/GovernorDavidIge/videos/468524524356119 Photos – Flickr Link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/govhawaii/albums/72157718985601991   HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige, Lt. Gov. Josh Green, Maj. Gen. Kenneth Hara and  county mayors unveiled a Vaccination Travel Protocol Program on Tuesday, that will allow individuals who have been fully vaccinated in the State of Hawai‘i to bypass pre-travel testing and/or ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR’S NEWS RELEASE: INTER-COUNTY TRAVELERS VACCINATED IN HAWAII MAY BYPASS PRE-TRAVEL TESTING, QUARANTINE STARTING MAY 11