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Gov. David Ige announced today that he has signed a supplementary emergency proclamation ordering residents statewide to stay at home through April 30 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The state Department of Health said as of noon today there are 72 confirmed cases of COVID-19 coronavirus in Hawaii, including two more Big Island cases, bringing Hawaii Countys total to five.
HONOLULU (AP) A cruise ship that had to cut short its trip because of the coronavirus and mechanical problems docked Sunday in Honolulus harbor.
HONOLULU Hawaiian Airlines, in preparation for a 14-day government quarantine order for all Hawaii arrivals set to begin Thursday, announced Sunday it will maintain its regular flight schedule through Wednesday to allow guests to return home and to accommodate the repatriation of aircraft before finalizing significant reductions of its domestic and international passenger network.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, in response to the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control &Prevention and actions outlined by Gov. Ige, is announcing the park will close to all visitors until further notice. The park will offer no services except those that support visitor or resource protection.
West Hawaii Community Health Center says the facility and its staff are in urgent need of donations to support its response to COVID-19.
HONOLULU (AP) Hawaiis governor has instituted a mandatory 14-day self quarantine starting Thursday of all people traveling to the state as part of efforts to fight the spread of coronavirus.
As Big Island tourism struggles during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Volcano businesses are hoping to avoid a repeat of their problems during the 2018 Kilauea eruption.
Gov. David Ige today announced that beginning Thursday, all people traveling to Hawaii will be required to self-quarantine for 14 days upon arrival.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park will close Sunday to all park visitors until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Park Service announced today.