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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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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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Hawaii Daily COVID-19 Update: 1/14

Hawaii Daily COVID-19 update of coronavirus reports and statistics from government departments as of Thursday, January 14, 2021 in the Aloha State. Department of Health:  https://health.hawaii.gov/coronavirusdisease2019/what-you-should-know/current-situation-in-hawaii/ 179 COVID-19 Cases and Six Deaths Reported DOH reports 179 new cases of coronavirus today and six (6) additional deaths, raising the state’s COVID-19 death toll to 318.  Please note that 36 of the cases reported today are from Tripler Army Medical Center. Deaths: Oʻahu... Read More
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Asia Manoa shut down by Dept. of Health

The Hawai‘i Department of Health Food Safety Branch has issued a red placard to immediately close Asia Manoa, located at 2801 E. Manoa Rd., due to repeated instances of employees not wearing face masks while working. The Food Safety Branch received a complaint alleging that Asia Manoa employees were not wearing masks on January 9, 2021. A complaint inspection was conducted on January 11, 2021 which revealed that the food establishment’s... Read More
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Sandy Beach Park to get traffic barriers

A plan calls for the placement of boulders and other traffic barriers to protect 9.5 acres of Wāwāmalu; located in the undeveloped area of Sandy Beach Park between the park’s windward driveway and the Kaiwi State Scenic Shoreline (often referred to as Alan Davis or AD’s). In an effort to curb vehicular activity and illegal off-roading from destroying critical shoreline habitats along the Kaiwi Coast, a collaborative plan between the community,... Read More
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6 Deaths and 179 New Hawaii COVID-19 Cases: 1/14

In the latest COVID-19 cases report from the Government of the Aloha State, 179 new Hawaii COVID-19 cases were reported bringing the total to 23,908 (up 0.8% from the previous day). To date, 888,876 COVID-19 tests have been conducted with 23,547 resulting in a positive reading and marking today’s positivity rate at 3%. Currently, the average daily cases is 168.1. There were a total of 2280 cases reported in the past... Read More
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Hawaii Daily COVID-19 Update: 1/13

Hawaii Daily COVID-19 update of coronavirus reports and statistics from government departments as of Wednesday, January 13, 2021 in the Aloha State. Department of Health:  https://health.hawaii.gov/coronavirusdisease2019/what-you-should-know/current-situation-in-hawaii/ 106 COVID-19 Cases and Three Deaths Reported DOH reports 106 new cases of coronavirus today and three (3) additional deaths, raising the state’s COVID-19 death toll to 312. Deaths: Oahu1 Female, 40-49 yrs, underlying conditions, hospitalized 1 Male, 50-59 yrs, underlying conditions, hospitalized Maui 1... Read More
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3 more deaths and 106 new Hawaii COVID-19 cases

In the latest COVID-19 cases report from the Government of the Aloha State, 106 new Hawaii COVID-19 cases were reported bringing the total to 23,733 (up 0.4% from the previous day). To date, 882,893 COVID-19 tests have been conducted with 23,384 resulting in a positive reading and marking today’s positivity rate at 3.2%. Currently, the average daily cases is 185.4. There were a total of 2292 cases reported in the past... Read More
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Tourists can now visit Hanauma Bay via TheBus

In the previous pilot reopening of popular tourist destination Hanauma Bay, tourists who wished to visit the Preserve but did not have a vehicle or did not wish to spend $40 on a taxi were out of luck, because walk-ins were not allowed. So, taking a trip to Hanauma Bay via TheBus, a popular transportation option for visitors, was not an option. However, with more continuous access into the Hanauma Bay... Read More
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She is Winning the 2021 UNWTO Secretary-General Election

Snowstorms in Madrid, COVID-19 lockdowns in Spain, the “Decency of the UNWTO Election Campaign” by the World Tourism Network signed by two former UNWTO Secretary Generals and hundreds of tourism leaders from more than 100 countries, the fact that some of the voting Ministers of Tourism had already tested positive for COVID-19 – none of this moved the current UNWTO Secretary General Zurab Pololikashvili to reconsider allowing a delay in the... Read More
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Hawaiian Airlines opens first LGB Pre-Travel COVID-19 testing site

Hawaiian Airlines, in partnership with Long Beach Airport (LGB), yesterday opened a new pre-travel COVID-19 testing site, available exclusively for the airlines’ guests preparing to visit the Hawaiian Islands. The drive-thru lab, operated by Worksite Labs, offers shallow nasal swab tests with results provided within 36 hours so that travelers may be exempt from the state of Hawai‘i quarantine. Hawaiian’s lab is LGB’s first dedicated testing clinic. Hawaiian Airlines’ drive-through lab offers $90... Read More
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday schedule

City and County of Honolulu offices will be closed on Monday, January 18 to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The holiday schedule for the City and County of Honolulu operations is as follows: Emergency medical services, fire, lifeguard, medical examiner, and police services will be available.TheBus will operate on a state holiday schedule. Visit thebus.org for route and schedule information, and rider guidelines.Refuse will be collected and transfer stations, convenience... Read More
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Hawaii Daily COVID-19 Update: 1/12

Hawaii Daily COVID-19 update of coronavirus reports and statistics from government departments as of Tuesday, January 12, 2021 in the Aloha State.  Department of Health:  https://health.hawaii.gov/coronavirusdisease2019/what-you-should-know/current-situation-in-hawaii/ 114 COVID-19 Cases and Four Deaths Reported Today DOH reports 144 new cases of coronavirus today. This report includes cases up until Sunday at 11:59 p.m. Full data is posted on the State COVID-19 dashboard and on the DOH Disease Outbreak & Control website at... Read More
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Repairing popular hiking trail: Koko Head Crater Tramway

The City and County of Honolulu and the non-profit group Kokonut Koalition announced that an agreement has been signed to facilitate repairs to the Koko Head Crater Tramway. The tramway track and trestle structures have been widely utilized as a hiking trail, and the Koalition estimates that nearly 300,000 people utilized the tramway in 2019 to access the picturesque view from atop the summit. The WWII-era tramway was constructed in 1942 by... Read More