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Hawaii Daily COVID-19 Update: 1/19

Hawaii Daily COVID-19 update of coronavirus reports and statistics from government departments as of Tuesday, January 19, 2021 in the Aloha State. Governor’s Office: COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Update At a news briefing today, Governor Ige gave an update on Hawai‘i’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution. The governor emphasized that the state is moving as quickly as possible with the distribution process and reminded everyone that Hawai‘i is constrained by federal allocation of the... Read More
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Weigh in on Hawaii Driver’s Licenses and IDs and HOV lanes

The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies the public of virtual public hearings scheduled on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021, for proposed changes to Hawaii Administrative Rules (HAR) 19-122 and 19-149, and on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021, for proposed changes of HAR 19-108. The current versions of the HAR chapters, proposed changes, and links to participate in the virtual public hearings can be found at https://hidot.hawaii.gov/highways/home/doing-business/hawaii-administrative-rules/ The virtual public hearings will be... Read More

2 Deaths and 65 New Hawaii COVID-19 Cases: 1/19

In the latest COVID-19 cases report from the Government of the Aloha State, 65 new Hawaii COVID-19 cases were reported bringing the total to 24,546 (up 0.3% from the previous day). To date, 918,361 COVID-19 tests have been conducted with 24,196 resulting in a positive reading and marking today’s positivity rate at 2.5%. Currently, the average daily cases is 122.3. There were a total of 2184 cases reported in the past... Read More
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129 New Hawaii COVID-19 Cases as of 1/18

In the latest COVID-19 cases report from the Government of the Aloha State, 129 new Hawaii COVID-19 cases were reported bringing the total to 24,482 (up 0.5% from the previous day). To date, 915,086 COVID-19 tests have been conducted with 24,132 resulting in a positive reading and marking today’s positivity rate at 2.6%. Currently, the average daily cases is 129.1. There were a total of 2232 cases reported in the past... Read More
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Waikīkī Shell Parking Lot to assist American Samoa repatriation

To assist with the safe passage of American Samoa residents back to their island home, the Office of the Lieutenant Governor is coordinating with the City and County of Honolulu to facilitate safe travel and quarantine arrangements as part of the repatriation process. Approximately 800 American Samoan residents are anticipated to transit through Honolulu, be tested for COVID-19, and quarantine en route to their previously shuttered island home. This process involves... Read More
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Public Info Meeting on Hawaii Historic Bridge Projects

The State of Hawaii, Department of Transportation, Highways Division (HDOT) will be holding a public information meeting on the Programmatic Agreement (PA) process for the implementation of Minor Hawaiʻi Historic Bridge Projects. This proposed project brings the Federal Highway Administration, HDOT, and other interested stakeholders together to develop a procedural concept and invite public participation and input. The State of Hawaiʻi has approximately 400 highway bridges that are potentially eligible for... Read More
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UNWTO disrespect against Bahrain is a violation of JIU Ethic Conditions

Food and wine in politics always had an important role. But violating clear rules by the Joint Inspection Unit of the United Nations in a UNWTO Election dinner is shameful by andy standards. Any country attending the Monday night dinner should be guilty in this conspiracy. Continue reading UNWTO disrespect against Bahrain is a violation of JIU Ethic Conditions at eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online. Read More
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Hawai‘i to vaccinate more kupuna

To continue the momentum now underway to vaccinate residents and caregivers of small residential care homes throughout the state, the Hawai‘i Department of Health is partnering with a number of pharmacies to conduct drive-thru vaccination events or in-home vaccinations especially for kupuna.“This is another major step forward in the implementation of our state’s vaccination plan,” said Dr. Libby Char, director, Hawai‘i Department of Health. “With residents and staff of larger long-term... Read More
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Registration begins for virtual park activities

Although the pandemic continues to restrict physical interactions resulting in limited gathering sizes and the closure of most indoor park facilities, the Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) will be offering virtual park activities as part of its upcoming spring program. Registration for virtual park activities will begin on Tuesday, Jan. 19 at 9 a.m. (HST) via the Parks & Recreation Online System (PROS). That system can be accessed by accessing... Read More
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Hawaii Daily COVID-19 Update: 1/15

Hawaii Daily COVID-19 update of coronavirus reports and statistics from government departments as of Friday, January 15, 2021 in the Aloha State.  Department of Health:  https://health.hawaii.gov/coronavirusdisease2019/what-you-should-know/current-situation-in-hawaii/ 150 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Statewide   150 additional coronavirus cases were reported 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 website at noon each... Read More
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Oahu unveils online COVID-19 Data Dashboard on Support Services

The Department of Health (DOH) and the University of Hawai‘i (UH) unveiled a new COVID-19 data dashboard with an infographic report this week to track COVID-19 isolation and quarantine data on the island of O‘ahu. Tracking Hawai‘i’s prevention and mitigation efforts is critical to keeping the number of positive cases in-check as the COVID-19 vaccine is rolled out to priority groups across the state. “Isolation and quarantine are critical components of... Read More
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150 New Hawaii COVID-19 Cases: 1/15

In the latest COVID-19 cases report from the Government of the Aloha State, 150 new Hawaii COVID-19 cases were reported bringing the total to 24,058 (up 0.6% from the previous day). To date, 894,688 COVID-19 tests have been conducted with 23,695 resulting in a positive reading and marking today’s positivity rate at 2.8%. Currently, the average daily cases is 154.6. There were a total of 2193 cases reported in the past... Read More
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North Shore Surf Event application deadline extended

Recognizing the hardship surf event organizers and the public have experienced due to COVID-19 pandemic, The Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) is extending the deadline by one month for applications to hold events from 2022 through 2024 as part of the North Shore Surf Event Triennial Period. The deadline for applications is now Feb. 26, 2021, with the publication of the triennial calendar additionally extended by one month to... Read More