With the new patient of Oahu, the state’s COVID-19 cases rise to 635.
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Health officials said this afternoon that the new case was “an out-of-state resident who was screened at the airport and subsequently tested positive.” Read more
The Hawaii Tourism Authority reported that Monday had a heavier day for visitor traffic than the day Hawaii’s tourism lockdown started. Read more
The agency this morning tweeted about the status of isle patients who previously tested positive for the coronavirus. Read more
The aircraft will travel a course above most of Hawaii’s large hospitals and major metropolitan areas. Read more
HFD reported a missing swimmer around 5:40 p.m. and called off the search around 8:40 because of darkness. Read more
The state Department of Health on today asked lawmakers to appropriate about $2.5 million to fund a program at the University of Hawaii that would train workers to track contacts of people who have tested positive for COVID-19. Read more
Elon Musk, whose company has sued Alameda County seeking to overturn its order, threatened to move Tesla’s manufacturing operations and headquarters from the state. Read more
The union has called for casinos to publicly release the detailed plans they are submitting to gambling regulators laying out how they plan to safely reopen when Nevada allows it. Read more
The shutdown on Broadway has been extended again — until at least early September. Read more
Nebraska’s primary election was overwhelmingly quiet as voters steered clear of polling sites while shattering the state record for absentee voting with nearly 400,000 mail-in ballots. Read more
Casdon Jardine, a 6-foot-7 stretch four, will sign a scholarship agreement and enroll at UH as a graduate transfer. Read more
As stay-at-home orders swept across the United States, the Ultimate Fighting Championship insisted that it would overcome the forces that had upended virtually all top sporting leagues. Read more
The Wall Street Journal reports that Uber is considering acquiring Grubhub in a deal that would give the companies control over a majority of the U.S. food delivery business. Read more
Gov. Doug Ducey said Tuesday he’ll let gyms and public swimming pools reopen and will allow his stay-at-home order to expire this week. Read more
The Southern California sports academy previously co-owned by Kobe Bryant has retired his “Mamba” nickname and rebranded itself nearly four months after the basketball icon’s death in a helicopter crash. Read more
Maui police arrested a man this morning for disorderly conduct after finding him yelling from the top of a utility pole on Makawao Avenue. Read more
Cannes should have been buzzing with cinema glitterati this week. But during the time of the coronavirus, the French Riviera resort is nothing but a ghost town. Read more
Since April 27, Zippy’s Restaurants has been preparing 100 bentos a night for hospital staff on the graveyard shift, and Every1ne Hawaii has been delivering them nightly across Oahu. Read more
The lives of tens of thousands of foreign workers on skilled-worker visas have been upended by the economic fallout from the COVID-19 crisis. Read more
Two of the federal government’s top health officials painted a grim picture of the months ahead, warning a Senate panel that the United States has not contained the coronavirus pandemic. Read more