Author: Juergen Steinmetz

Beat me up! Why wearing a mask in Waikiki? 147 new COVID cases on Oahu

Juergen Steinmetz- August 9, 2020

Sunday records 147 new cases of Coronavirus on the Island of Oahu, 1 in Maui, 1 in Kauai, and 3 on the Big Island of ... Read More

Oahu’s Act With Care Order Approved

Juergen Steinmetz- August 7, 2020

Mayor Kirk Caldwell today announced that Governor David Ige has approved the City and County of Honolulu’s amended order that restricts certain businesses and operations ... Read More

Record new COVID-19 cases on Oahu: Drastic rules implemented

Juergen Steinmetz- August 7, 2020

An alarming number of positive cases about 200 today is the reality in the State of Hawaii. Based on percentage Hawaii moved from the lowest ... Read More

Interisland Travel: No more without quarantine after Tuesday

Juergen Steinmetz- August 7, 2020

Hawaii Governor David Ige announced that the mandatory 14-day quarantine for anyone traveling interisland will be reinstituted effective next Tuesday, August 11. The governor said ... Read More

Mayor Caldwell: Closing bars and open for solutions

Juergen Steinmetz- July 31, 2020

"It's not one of the best days for the City and County of Honolulu. We did show the world what we can do when we ... Read More

Honolulu Mayor Caldwell wants to set triggers for more restrictions

Juergen Steinmetz- July 30, 2020

With 98 new COVID-19 cases on Oahu alone, Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell must have been frustrated today. "We're at a real crossroads," he said at ... Read More

Closing restaurants next? 64 COVID-19 infections on Hawaii

Juergen Steinmetz- July 26, 2020

On the day the State of Hawaii is preparing for a major hurricane, the Department of Health is reporting 64 new infections of COVID-19 in ... Read More

Hawaii Islands Emergency address by Governor Ige on Hurricane Douglas

Juergen Steinmetz- July 26, 2020

Hurricane Douglas did not weaken as expected. It remains a dangerous category one hurricane. Mayor Caldwell wants everyone to understand that the impact of hurricane ... Read More

Douglas remains a hurricane impacting Hawaii

Juergen Steinmetz- July 26, 2020

HurricaneDouglas is 90 miles E of Kahului, and 185 miles E of Honolulu. Douglas is still a category 1 storm with maximum sustained winds of ... Read More

Honolulu Department of Emergency Update on the impact of Hurricane Douglas

Juergen Steinmetz- July 26, 2020

As Hurricane Douglas approaches the state there is a strong possibility of coastal inundation and storm surge, particularly along the east-facing shores. This is just ... Read More

Honolulu County Emergency Rules announced for Hurricane Douglas

Juergen Steinmetz- July 25, 2020

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell met with staff at the city’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) today discussed the possible impacts of Hurricane Douglas. O‘ahu residents are ... Read More

National Weather Service update on Hurricane Douglas

Juergen Steinmetz- July 25, 2020

The National Weather Service's latest statement. A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for Kauai Leeward, Kauai Mountains, Kauai Windward, and Niihau CURRENT WATCHES AND ... Read More

Hawaiian Airlines cancelling all in-state flights due to Hurricane Douglas

Juergen Steinmetz- July 25, 2020

Hawaiian Airlines is canceling all Neighbor Island flights on Sunday, in addition to select flights tomorrow evening between Honolulu and Maui and the Island of ... Read More

Mayor Kirk Caldwell updates on approaching Hurricane Douglas and COVID-19 threat

Juergen Steinmetz- July 24, 2020

Stay home when Douglas will pass over our shores. We will come out stronger, come out of this together, clean up together. This is the ... Read More

Hawaiian Airlines reacts to approaching Hurricane Douglas

Juergen Steinmetz- July 24, 2020

Due to Hurricane Douglas, Hawaiian Airlines is allowing guests to travel tomorrow (July 24) through Tuesday (July 28) to change their flights without fees. If ... Read More