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11 Deaths and 493 New Hawaii COVID-19 Cases: 9/15

In the latest COVID-19 report from the Government of the Aloha State, there are 493 new cases bringing the total cases to date to 73,268. Of those total cases, 3,945 required hospitalization. The total cases reported in the past 14 days was 8,967. Total deaths to date are 671. CURRENT TRAVEL INFORMATION Hawaii’s 10-day mandatory self-quarantine remains in place for all trans-Pacific passengers. Travelers entering the state from the US and... Read More
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423 New Hawaii COVID-19 Cases: 9/14

In the latest COVID-19 report from the Government of the Aloha State, there are 423 new cases bringing the total cases to date to 72,775. Of those total cases, 3,883 required hospitalization. The total cases reported in the past 14 days was 8,887. Total deaths to date are 660. CURRENT TRAVEL INFORMATION Hawaii’s 10-day mandatory self-quarantine remains in place for all trans-Pacific passengers. Travelers entering the state from the US and... Read More
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COVID-19 drive-through testing opens at Blaisdell today Sept. 13

The City and County of Honolulu, in partnership with Nomi Health, are proud to launch a new COVID-19 drive-through testing site conveniently located at the Neal S. Blaisdell Arena beginning today, Monday, Sept. 13, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Participants will be able to choose the Binax Now rapid antigen test, with their result available in one hour or a PCR nasal swab with the test... Read More
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461 New Hawaii COVID-19 Cases: 9/13

In the latest COVID-19 report from the Government of the Aloha State, there are 461 new cases bringing the total cases to date to 72,352. Of those total cases, 3,862 required hospitalization. The total cases reported in the past 14 days was 9,051. Total deaths to date are 660. CURRENT TRAVEL INFORMATION Hawaii’s 10-day mandatory self-quarantine remains in place for all trans-Pacific passengers. Travelers entering the state from the US and... Read More
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National Suicide Prevention Month in Hawai’i

DOH, Prevent Suicide Hawaiʻi Task Force Recognize National Suicide Prevention Month The Hawai‘i Department of Health’s Emergency Medical Services and Injury Prevention System Branch (EMSIPSB) and the Prevent Suicide Hawai‘i Task Force are taking action to recognize National Suicide Prevention Month. Events will be held statewide throughout September to call attention to this issue.  In Hawai‘i, one person dies from suicide every two days. Suicide is the leading cause of fatal... Read More
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Tragic 12 Deaths and 836 New Hawaii COVID-19 Cases: 9/11

In the latest COVID-19 report from the Government of the Aloha State, there are 836 new cases bringing the total cases to date to 71,156. Of those total cases, 3,822 required hospitalization. The total cases reported in the past 14 days was 10,218. Total deaths to date are 653. CURRENT TRAVEL INFORMATION Hawaii’s 10-day mandatory self-quarantine remains in place for all trans-Pacific passengers. Travelers entering the state from the US and... Read More
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Federal Team Deployed to Hawaii to Treat COVID-19 Patients

A federal team of 30 civilians is being deployed to Hawaiʻi to administer monoclonal antibody therapy to treat COVID-19 patients. Increasing access to monoclonal antibody therapy will decrease severe illness in individuals recently infected with COVID-19, providing relief to Hawaii’s hospitals. Monoclonal antibody therapy is not a substitute for vaccination. Monoclonal antibodies help the immune system temporarily respond to the immediate infection. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued Emergency Use... Read More
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ACLU of Hawai’i Supports Petition to Release Certain Prisoners During COVID-19

The American Civil Liberties Union of Hawai‘i (ACLU of Hawai‘i) filed a motion on September 7, 2021, seeking leave to file an amicus brief in support of the Hawai‘i Office of the Public Defender’s request that the Hawaiʻi Supreme Court release certain people from Hawaii’s jails and prisons during the state’s worst outbreak of COVID-19 since the pandemic began. The Hawai‘i Supreme Court issued two series of orders since the start... Read More
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8 Deaths and 747 New Hawaii COVID-19 Cases: 9/10

In the latest COVID-19 report from the Government of the Aloha State, there are 747 new cases bringing the total cases to date to 70,320. Of those total cases, 3,805 required hospitalization. The total cases reported in the past 14 days was 10,377. Total deaths to date are 641. CURRENT TRAVEL INFORMATION Hawaii’s 10-day mandatory self-quarantine remains in place for all trans-Pacific passengers. Travelers entering the state from the US and... Read More
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Parking Lot Rehab at Pōka‘ī Bay, Kea‘au, and Waimānalo parks

Three rehabilitation projects are scheduled to begin later this month to repave and improve the parking lots and park roadways in three City parks: Pōka‘ī Bay Beach Park, Kea‘au Beach Park, and Waimānalo District Park. The general improvements to these three public parking lots include: complete resurfacing (including removal of existing pavement and construction of new asphalt), new curbs, stall lining, installing/repairing speed bumps, and other site-specific improvements. At Kea‘au Beach... Read More
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Ahuimanu Road Lane Closure

The Department of Facility Maintenance (DFM) will implement traffic controls  to reduce the Ahuimanu Road travelway to one (1) lane, fronting 47-710 Ahuimanu Road, due to a damaged drain line and pavement deterioration, beginning today, Thursday, September 9, 2021.  For public safety, the lane closure for this portion of Ahuimanu Road will remain for an extended period until the private drain line and road is repaired. For questions or concerns in... Read More
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7 Deaths and 429 New Hawaii COVID-19 Cases: 9/9

In the latest COVID-19 report from the Government of the Aloha State, there are 429 new cases bringing the total cases to date to 69,573. Of those total cases, 3,822 required hospitalization. The total cases reported in the past 14 days was 10,582. Total deaths to date are 633. CURRENT TRAVEL INFORMATION Hawaii’s 10-day mandatory self-quarantine remains in place for all trans-Pacific passengers. Travelers entering the state from the US and... Read More
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380 New Hawaii COVID-19 Cases: 9/8

In the latest COVID-19 report from the Government of the Aloha State, there are 380 new cases bringing the total cases to date to 69,144. Of those total cases, 3,794 required hospitalization. The total cases reported in the past 14 days was 11,067. Total deaths to date are 626. CURRENT TRAVEL INFORMATION Hawaii’s 10-day mandatory self-quarantine remains in place for all trans-Pacific passengers. Travelers entering the state from the US and... Read More
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Hawaii urges: Prepare to protect

The Hawai‘i Department of Health (HDOH) is joining federal, state, and local agencies cross the United States to observe September National Preparedness Month, an annual month-long observance to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies that could happen at any time. The theme this year is “Prepare to Protect. Preparing for disasters is protecting everyone you love.” Topics include making a plan with family and friends, building... Read More
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Nikki’s Pizza on Maui: Severe roach infestation and rat droppings

The Hawai‘i Department of Health issued a red "Closed" placard to Nikki's Pizza, 2435 Kaanapali Parkway, Unit #H-19, in Lahaina on Maui for a severe pest infestation. A routine inspection of the restaurant located in the Whaler's Village food court was conducted on August 31, 2021. The DOH inspectors observed several roach traps that had been stapled to the ceiling and on a prep chill refrigerator in the kitchen. When removed,... Read More