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Office of the Governor: At a news briefing, Gov. David Ige said the 41 new COVID-19 cases reported by DOH Tuesday is still manageable. It is the highest case count since the pandemic began earlier this year. Gov. Ige said, “It is the highest we’ve had, and it is concerning. However, as we re-opened our ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center Daily News Digest, July 7, 2020

Governor’s Office: Hawai‘i Hits Milestone of Three Months Living with Restrictions Governor David Ige thanked Hawai‘i residents at a news briefing Monday on all of their efforts and sacrifices to keep Hawai‘i’s COVID-19 cases low. The State recently marked a milestone of living with restrictions for over three months. At the briefing Gov. Ige said, ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center Daily News Digest, July 6, 2020

HONOLULU — As a mark of respect for the late Hawaiʻi State Senator Breene Harimoto, Gov. David Ige has ordered that the flags of the United States and State of Hawai‘i shall be flown at half-staff at all state offices and agencies, as well as the Hawai‘i National Guard, from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — FLAG ORDER — Governor orders flags at half-staff in honor of late Sen. Breene Harimoto

Editor’s Note: The Joint Information Center will not be sending out a Daily News Digest on July 3, due to the holiday weekend. Media questions will still be taken by phone and email. Department of Health: 20 New Cases of COVID-19 Reported Twenty (20) new cases of COVID-19 were reported Thursday by DOH. The cases ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center Daily News Digest, July 2, 2020

Department of Health: Nine New Cases of COVID-19 in Hawai‘i There are eight (8) additional adult cases, and one (1) pediatric case of coronavirus being reported by DOH; all are Hawai‘i residents. Four O‘ahu cases are associated with a new cluster at an urgent care facility, though none of those infected are involved in patient ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center Daily News Digest, July 1, 2020

HONOLULU – Yesterday, 1,786 people arrived in Hawaii. During this same time last year approximately 35,000 passengers arrived in Hawaii daily, including residents and visitors. The state’s mandatory 14-day self-quarantine started on March 26th for all passengers arriving in Hawaii from out of state. This table shows the number of people who arrived by air ...
Read More HTA News Release: Hawaii Passenger Arrivals By Air, July 1, 2020

MANDATORY INTERISLAND TRAVEL AND HEALTH FORM NOW ONLINE  HONOLULU – The State of Hawai‘i mandatory interisland travel and health form can now be submitted online within 24 hours of flight departure. This upgrade adds efficiency to the passenger verification process, helps save travelers time and allows information to enter the database in real-time. The form includes health ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center News Release-Mandatory Travel & Health Form Available Online, July 1, 2020

Department of Health: 18 Additional COVID-19 Cases Associated with Previous Clusters Aggressive contact tracing by DOH is leading to the identification of additional COVID-19 cases associated with known clusters. Today, DOH reports 14 Hawai‘i residents, three (3) non-residents, and one person of unknown residency are the 18 new cases of coronavirus. 16 of the cases ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center Daily News Digest, June 30, 2020

HONOLULU – Hawaii Attorney General Clare E. Connors today signed on to a bipartisan letter signed by 42 attorneys generals urging the U.S. Senate to pass S. 2563, the Improving Laundering Laws and Increasing Comprehensive Information Tracking of Criminal Activity in Shell Holdings (ILLICIT CASH) Act. The letter was sent to Sen. Mike Crapo, Chairman, ...
Read More Attorney General News Release: 2020-70 Hawaii AG Urges Senate to Pass Law to Fight Shell Companies

(Honolulu) – A Kaneohe man and a Mililani man are the latest people to be arrested by Special Agents from the Dept. of the Attorney General Investigations Division for violating the state’s current mandatory traveler quarantine. 61-year-old Michael J. “Kilomana” Danner of Kaneohe was first arrested on June 18 by deputy sheriffs from the Dept. ...
Read More Name Correction-Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center, June 30, 2020

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