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3 Deaths and 1,561 New Hawaii COVID-19 Cases: 12/29

In the latest COVID-19 report from the Government of the Aloha State, there are 1,561 new cases bringing the total cases to date to 106,158. Of those total cases, 5,249 required hospitalization. The total cases reported in the past 14 days was 15,781. Total deaths to date are 1,085. CURRENT TRAVEL INFORMATION Hawaii’s 10-day mandatory self-quarantine remains in place for only domestic travel from the U.S. and its Territories. Travelers entering... Read More
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Hearings Officer Recommends Suspension of Red Hill Fuel Storage on Oahu

The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) has received the recommendation of hearings officer David Day regarding the U.S. Navy’s compliance with the state’s Emergency Order to suspend operation and empty the underground tanks at the Red Hill fuel storage facility. The recommendation will be posted on the DOH website. The Navy and intervening parties have until December 29 at 5 PM to submit exceptions or objections to the recommendations. If filed,... Read More
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824 New Hawaii COVID-19 Cases: 12/28

In the latest COVID-19 report from the Government of the Aloha State, there are 824 new cases bringing the total cases to date to 104,597. Of those total cases, 5,238 required hospitalization. The total cases reported in the past 14 days was 14,514. Total deaths to date are 1,082. CURRENT TRAVEL INFORMATION Hawaii’s 10-day mandatory self-quarantine remains in place for only domestic travel from the U.S. and its Territories. Travelers entering... Read More
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1,384 New Hawaii COVID-19 Cases: 12/27

In the latest COVID-19 report from the Government of the Aloha State, there are 1,384 new cases bringing the total cases to date to 103,773. Of those total cases, 5,224 required hospitalization. The total cases reported in the past 14 days was 13,966. Total deaths to date are 1,082. CURRENT TRAVEL INFORMATION Hawaii’s 10-day mandatory self-quarantine remains in place for only domestic travel from the U.S. and its Territories. Travelers entering... Read More
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4 Deaths and 1,591 New Hawaii COVID-19 Cases: 12/25

In the latest COVID-19 report from the Government of the Aloha State, there are 1,591 new cases bringing the total cases to date to 100,184. Of those total cases, 5,218 required hospitalization. The total cases reported in the past 14 days was 10,821. Total deaths to date are 1,082. CURRENT TRAVEL INFORMATION Hawaii’s 10-day mandatory self-quarantine remains in place for only domestic travel from the U.S. and its Territories. Travelers entering... Read More
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Staggering 1,828 New Hawaii COVID-19 Cases and 1 Death: 12/24

In the latest COVID-19 report from the Government of the Aloha State, there are 1,828 new cases bringing the total cases to date to 98,593. Of those total cases, 5,212 required hospitalization. The total cases reported in the past 14 days was 9,433. Total deaths to date are 1,078. CURRENT TRAVEL INFORMATION Hawaii’s 10-day mandatory self-quarantine remains in place for only domestic travel from the U.S. and its Territories. Travelers entering... Read More
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Hawaii vacation rentals on the upswing

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) issued today the Hawaii Vacation Rental Performance Report for the month of November utilizing data compiled by Transparent Intelligence, Inc. Hawaii vacation rentals statewide reported substantial increases in supply, demand, occupancy and average daily rate (ADR) in November 2021 compared to November 2020. However, in comparison to November 2019, ADR was higher in November 2021, but vacation rental supply, demand and occupancy were down. In November... Read More

Shocking 1,511 New Hawaii COVID-19 Cases and 3 Deaths: 12/23

In the latest COVID-19 report from the Government of the Aloha State, there are 1,511 new cases bringing the total cases to date to 96,765. Of those total cases, 5,202 required hospitalization. The total cases reported in the past 14 days was 7,812. Total deaths to date are 1,077. CURRENT TRAVEL INFORMATION Hawaii’s 10-day mandatory self-quarantine remains in place for only domestic travel from the U.S. and its Territories. Travelers entering... Read More
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More New Omicron Cases in Hawaii

The Hawai‘i Department of Health’s State Laboratories Division (SLD) has detected 24 additional cases of the SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.1.529, also known as the Omicron variant. This brings the total number of confirmed Omicron cases in Hawai‘i to 74. While all Omicron cases detected thus far are on O‘ahu, four specimens from Hawaii Island and two specimens from Maui contain a molecular clue indicating they are likely Omicron. Whole genome sequencing will... Read More
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2 Deaths and 961 New Hawaii COVID-19 Cases: 12/22

In the latest COVID-19 report from the Government of the Aloha State, there are 961 new cases bringing the total cases to date to 95,254. Of those total cases, 5,184 required hospitalization. The total cases reported in the past 14 days was 6,485. Total deaths to date are 1,074. CURRENT TRAVEL INFORMATION Hawaii’s 10-day mandatory self-quarantine remains in place for only domestic travel from the U.S. and its Territories. Travelers entering... Read More
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Hawaii Hotels Bring in More Revenue

Hawaii hotels statewide reported substantially higher revenue per available room (RevPAR), average daily rate (ADR), and occupancy in November 2021 compared to November 2020 when the State’s quarantine order for travelers due to the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in dramatic declines for the hotel industry. When compared to November 2019, statewide ADR was higher in November 2021, but RevPAR was lower due to less occupancy. According to the Hawaii Hotel Performance Report... Read More
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707 New Hawaii COVID-19 Cases: 12/21

In the latest COVID-19 report from the Government of the Aloha State, there are 707 new cases bringing the total cases to date to 94,293. Of those total cases, 5,176 required hospitalization. The total cases reported in the past 14 days was 5,634. Total deaths to date are 1,072. CURRENT TRAVEL INFORMATION Hawaii’s 10-day mandatory self-quarantine remains in place for only domestic travel from the U.S. and its Territories. Travelers entering... Read More
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New Catastrophic Omicron Threat: Hawaii Tourism Doomed within days?

The Hawaiʻi Pandemic Applied Modeling Work Group (HiPAM), a group of applied epidemiologists, data scientists, health workers, and professionals offer help to the State of Hawaiʻi to address the formidable challenges posed by this pandemic. HiPAM is committed to adapting tools that inform decision-making and planning that account for Hawaiʻi’s unique context. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Read More
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Omicron cases on the rise in Hawai‘i

The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) has detected additional COVID-19 cases of the Omicron variant bringing the statewide total of Omicron cases to 50. Forty-nine of the 50 cases are on O‘ahu. The source and location of the remaining case is still being investigated. It is reasonable to believe Omicron may be present on the neighbor islands. Early research shows the Omicron variant spreads more easily than the original SARS-CoV-2 virus.... Read More