The State Department of Health says the total number of coronavirus cases in Hawaii is now 592.
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A total 444 patients have recovered since the start of the outbreak, with health officials reporting seven new recoveries today. Read more
VIDEO: Gov. Ige and Department of Labor and Industrial Relations director Scott Murakami discuss unemployment issues
Gov. David Ige and Scott Murakami, the director of the state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, discuss unemployment filings and claims issues. Read more
The Hawaii Tourism Authority reported today that 488 trans-Pacific passengers arrived on Tuesday, including 139 visitors and 171 residents. The count also included 1o8 airline crew members, 19 transit passengers who are catching other flights and 38 intended new residents for Oahu and 13 for Kona. Read more
President Donald Trump and members of the National Coronavirus Task Force are holding a daily briefing to provide updates on the fight against COVID-19. Read more
The man was a member of a party of four hikers when he slipped and fell, fire Capt. Jeff Roache said. Read more
Hawaii Police Department’s three-week combined total enforcement is 232 individual offenses with 55 arrests, 168 citations issued and nine additional cases. Read more
The department on Tuesday said it issued a notice of violation and order to Mariefe Galvez, the owner and operator of residential care home at 2625 Ferdinand Ave. Read more
Two pet cats in New York state have tested positive for the coronavirus, marking the first confirmed cases in companion animals in the United States, federal officials said. Read more
All who attend will first be screened for symptoms and asked to provide personal information and contact numbers so results can be made known to them. Read more
The Boston Red Sox got off lightly in Major League Baseball’s sign-stealing scandal after Commissioner Rob Manfred concluded their violations were far less flagrant than those of the Houston Astros. Read more
Dr. Rick Bright was abruptly dismissed as director of the Department of Health and Human Services’ Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, and as deputy assistant secretary for preparedness and response. Read more
As a result, the lending may not reduce unemployment as much as the Trump administration and Congress hope. Read more
Before this, the first U.S. death from the virus had been reported on Feb. 29 in Kirkland, Washington. Read more
For Social Security, the projected 2035 date for exhausting the trust fund reserves means that it would be able to pay only 79% of benefits at that time. Read more
Police said the officer spotted a man drinking alcohol on the beach at about 6:10 p.m. Tuesday. Read more
Police arrested the suspect on suspicion of second-degree assault. Read more
The Hawaii State Senate Special Committee on COVID-19 met today to discuss the state’s plans and procedures to determine if they being implemented properly and in a timely manner. Read more
Castmembers of the popular show have announced that five fans will get a chance to watch the reunion taping live and rub shoulders with stars Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc and David Schwimmer. Read more
Former Vice President Al Gore, now one of the world’s leading climate activists, has endorsed Joe Biden’s White House bid. Read more
Officials warn of strong, breaking waves and rip currents, making swimming difficult and dangerous and entering the water very hazardous. Read more
Honolulu police have issued 7,801 warnings and 3,010 citations to date for violations of the emergency order for the coronavirus outbreak. Read more