Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell says the city will pursue “aggressive” COVID-19 testing before some businesses are allow to reopen.
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Mayor Kirk Caldwell today said the city would continue to pursue aggressive testing for COVID-19, and offered an overview of some businesses that could start reopening during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more
The visitors keep on coming to Hawaii despite mandatory quarantine orders. Read more
The patient was being treated for a health condition unrelated to the coronavirus and initially tested negative for COVID-19, but a recent test came back positive. Read more
Testing will be conducted by Kalihi Kai Urgent Care and Premier Medical Group Hawaii to those without insurance. Read more
Central Pacific Bank said today its online application form is now available for small businesses to apply for the second round of the Paycheck Protection Program. Read more
U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz announced today the new federal disaster relief funding coming to the county. Read more
The vote during a virtual meeting came after 80,000 people hit shores in the Orange County city last weekend when the first heat wave of the year sent temperatures soaring. Read more
The records make clear the Trump campaign’s curiosity about what information WikiLeaks was going to make public. Read more
China’s top scientists said the virus won’t be eradicated, joining a growing consensus that the pathogen will probably return in waves. Read more
The state Department of Land and Natural Resources has issued 107 citations since Friday for violating emergency rules during the COVID-19 outbreak. Read more
From Jan. 1 to April 22, the state recorded 25 traffic-related fatalities compared to 35 during the same period last year. Read more
Video feeds show that Pence did not wear a mask when he met with a Mayo employee who has recovered from COVID-19 and is now donating plasma. Read more
RCMP Supt. Darren Campbell said Gabriel Wortman, 51, owned four used police cars obtained at auction and said he collected police uniforms. Read more
VIDEO: Department of Labor and Industrial Relations Director Scott Murakami joins the COVID-19 Care Conversation
Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations Director Scott Murakami joined the COVID-19 Care Conversation to answer questions about the nearly quarter million unemployment claims that have flooded his office. Read more
Unlike some germs, there’s no indication the coronavirus can spread through food, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Read more
The FBI reports there has been an uptick in hate crimes and harassment against Asian Americans since the outbreak of COVID-19, which first appeared in Wuhan, China, late last year. Read more
Dr. Lorna M. Breen, medical director of the emergency department at NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital, died in Charlottesville, Virginia, where she was staying with family, her father said in an interview. Read more
The cases were also reported to have features of toxic shock syndrome or Kawasaki disease, a rare blood vessel disorder. Read more
“We’re looking at doing it on the international flights coming out of areas that are heavily infected,” Trump said at the White House Read more
After taking some heat on his decision to block flower shops from opening for Mother’s Day deliveries, Gov. David Ige announced Monday that moms in Hawaii will be getting their flowers after all. Read more
A survey of Hawaii businesses showed about 220,000 full- and part-time jobs in the state have been lost since January with some industries down more than 80% while others have cut jobs by less than 1%. Read more
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