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Department of Health: 25 New Cases of COVID-19 21 new coronavirus cases on O‘ahu and four (4) on Maui are being investigated by DOH. 21 of the cases are adults and four (4) are pediatric. Two (2) of the cases on Maui are associated with a history of out-of-state travel. DOH is also investigating small ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center Daily News Digest, July 21, 2020

Office of the Governor: Reopening of Hawai‘i Public Schools Moves Forward Gov. Ige was joined at an afternoon news briefing by DOE Superintendent Dr. Christina Kishimoto, Board of Education (BOE) Chairperson Catherine Payne, and State Epidemiologist Dr. Sarah Park to confirm the reopening of schools on Tuesday, August 4. Teachers return on Wednesday, July 29. ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center, Daily News Digest, July 20, 2020

State Moves Forward with Reopening of Public Schools on Aug. 4 Governor and DOH support HIDOE’s “Return to Learn” plan as part of phased approach for Hawaii’s recovery (Honolulu) – During a joint news conference this afternoon, Governor David Ige, Hawai‘i State Epidemiologist Dr. Sarah Park, Board of Education (BOE) Chairperson Catherine Payne, and Hawai‘i ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center News Release-State Reaffirms Plans for Reopening Schools, July 20, 2020

24th COVID-19 DEATH IN HAWAI‘I (HONOLULU) – An elderly O‘ahu woman, with underlying medical conditions, is the 24th death due to coronavirus. According to the Hawai‘i Dept. of Health the woman died yesterday, and her passing was reported today. Health Director Dr. Bruce Anderson once again joined the entire community in extending sympathies to the woman’s family ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center News Release-24th COVID-19 Death Reported, July 17, 2020

Two Travelers Detail Successful Mandatory Quarantine (Honolulu) – The day after Gov. David Ige extended the mandatory 14-day travel quarantine until Sept. 1, 2020, two people who recently completed their quarantines describe their experiences in detail. Both Cari Pang Chen and Kevin Barnard are from California, and while it is not required yet, both and ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center News Release-Quarantine Chronicles, July 18, 2020

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 Governor’s Office – Flag Order – Gov. Ige orders flags at half-staff as a mark of respect for Representative John Lewis, of Georgia

Office of the Governor: Governor Ige Signs Emergency Proclamation, Extending 14-Day Quarantine for Travelers Gov. David Ige has signed the 10th Emergency Proclamation, which keeps the mandatory 14-day quarantine in effect for travelers entering the State of Hawai‘i. Under the proclamation, travelers arriving in Hawai‘i will continue to undergo a mandatory screening process at the airport. The period ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center Daily News Digest, July 17, 2020

(Honolulu) – Out-of-state students attending any University of Hawai‘i campus on O‘ahu, Chaminade University, Hawai‘i Pacific University, and Kaua‘i Community College for the 2020 fall semester will face strict requirements to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The requirements were agreed upon by the schools, the State, the City and County of Honolulu, and Kaua‘i County. ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center News Release-Exemption Procedures for Returning Students to 3 Oahu Universities, July 17, 2020

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has signed the 10th emergency proclamation, which keeps the mandatory 14-day quarantine in effect for travelers entering the State of Hawai‘i. Under the proclamation, travelers arriving in Hawai‘i will continue to undergo a mandatory screening process at the airport. The period of self-quarantine continues to begin at the time of arrival through 14 days ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — News Release — Governor Ige signs emergency proclamation, extending 14-day quarantine for travelers entering State of Hawaii

(Honolulu) – More than 2,200 returning residents and travelers flew into Hawai‘i airports on Wednesday and unless they have an exemption, all of them are required to abide by the State’s current 14-day quarantine rules. It’s a monumental effort to keep track of everyone who should be in quarantine and it involves a hui of ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center News Release-Quarantine Enforcement is Active for Visitors, Returning Residents, July 17, 2020