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3 Deaths, 85 New Hawaii COVID-19 Cases as Hospitalizations Break 100: 7/28

In the latest COVID-19 cases report from the Government of the Aloha State, 85 new Hawaii COVID-19 cases were reported bringing the total to 41,069 (up 0.2% from the previous day). To date, 1,829,568 COVID-19 tests have been conducted with 39,014 resulting in a positive reading and marking today’s positivity rate at 4.9%. The Department of Health issued a statement saying that due to an electronic lab reporting system interruption, the... Read More
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162 New Hawaii COVID-19 Cases: 7/27

In the latest COVID-19 cases report from the Government of the Aloha State, 162 new Hawaii COVID-19 cases were reported bringing the total to 40,984 (up 0.4% from the previous day). To date, 1,828,661 COVID-19 tests have been conducted with 38,950 resulting in a positive reading and marking today’s positivity rate at 4.7%. Currently, the average daily cases is 190.4. There were a total of 2,143 cases reported in the past... Read More
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Hawaii Vacation Rentals: Better, But Not There Yet

Hawaii vacation rentals statewide reported substantial increases in supply, demand, occupancy and average daily rate (ADR) in June 2021 compared to June 2020. However, in comparison to June 2019, vacation rental supply, demand and ADR were down while occupancy rose slightly due to a reduction in supply levels. Similarly, through the first half of 2021, Hawaii vacation rentals reported overall increases in the same performance categories compared to 2020, but lagged... Read More
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Hawaii Tourism Authority Restructuring with New Key Execs

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) announced its reorganization plans including the promotions of two key executives. HTA has comprehensively reorganized its structure and operations to support the goal of Malama Kuu Home (caring for my beloved home) as part of its initiatives outlined in HTA’s 2020-2025 Strategic Plan through the principles of regenerative tourism. HTA is committed to empowering the community to have a greater voice in tourism’s future, with an... Read More
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163 New Hawaii COVID-19 Cases: 7/26

In the latest COVID-19 cases report from the Government of the Aloha State, 163 new Hawaii COVID-19 cases were reported bringing the total to 40,822 (up 0.4% from the previous day). To date, 1,825,399 COVID-19 tests have been conducted with 38,799 resulting in a positive reading and marking today’s positivity rate at 4.6%. Currently, the average daily cases is 184.6. There were a total of 2,048 cases reported in the past... Read More
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Hawaii Airports Institute Auto Anti-Theft Measures

The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) Airports Division and the Department of Public Safety advise the public of an uptick in auto thefts involving unsecured vehicles from airport parking lots. As of July 21, there have been 13 vehicles stolen from parking lots at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL). Of those 13 vehicles, all but one were associated with car sharing or person to person rental.   Sheriffs and... Read More
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3 Deaths and 243 New Hawaii COVID-19 Cases: 7/22

In the latest COVID-19 cases report from the Government of the Aloha State, 243 new Hawaii COVID-19 cases were reported bringing the total to 39,892 (up 0.6% from the previous day). To date, 1,806,890 COVID-19 tests have been conducted with 37,920 resulting in a positive reading and marking today’s positivity rate at 3.9%. Currently, the average daily cases is 135.1. There were a total of 1,483 cases reported in the past... Read More
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Hawaii COVID-19 Cases, Deaths and Hospitalizations Still Surging: 7/21

In the latest COVID-19 cases report from the Government of the Aloha State, 163 new Hawaii COVID-19 cases were reported bringing the total to 39,649 (up 0.4% from the previous day). To date, 1,801,936 COVID-19 tests have been conducted with 37,667 resulting in a positive reading and marking today’s positivity rate at 3.7%. Currently, the average daily cases is 123.9. There were a total of 1,322 cases reported in the past... Read More
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100 New Hawaii COVID-19 Cases: DATE

In the latest COVID-19 cases report from the Government of the Aloha State, 100 new Hawaii COVID-19 cases were reported bringing the total to 39,486 (up 0.3% from the previous day). To date, 1,797,812 COVID-19 tests have been conducted with 37,514 resulting in a positive reading and marking today’s positivity rate at 3.5%. Currently, the average daily cases is 113. There were a total of 1,235 cases reported in the past... Read More
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Kauai Tourists Have New Transportation Info Tool

The County of Kauai’s Office of Economic Development announced the launch of a new website aimed at informing both visitors and residents of the various transportation options available on Kauai. The new website, GetAroundKauai.com, was created in response to the current rental car shortage on Kauai, but has a broader goal of providing people with the resources they need to make more sustainable transportation choices. The Office of Economic Development, in... Read More
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132 New Hawaii COVID-19 Cases: 7/19

In the latest COVID-19 cases report from the Government of the Aloha State, 132 new Hawaii COVID-19 cases were reported bringing the total to 39,386 (up 0.3% from the previous day). To date, 1,795,775 COVID-19 tests have been conducted with 37,417 resulting in a positive reading and marking today’s positivity rate at 3.3%. Currently, the average daily cases is 106.6. There were a total of 1169 cases reported in the past... Read More