According to the State of Hawaii Department of Health, the number of COVID-19 cases in the state is now 641.
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Accessed on 20 May 2020, 0215 UTC, Post 20812.
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As of today, 46 infections in Hawaii are active cases with a total of 578 patients now classified by health officials as “released from isolation.” Read more
Willie K exploded on the Hawaii music scene in 1991 with the release of his debut album “Kahaiali‘i”. Read more
Damien Memorial School’s president abruptly canceled a virtual graduation and drive-by diploma pickup in response to a petition from students asking for an in-person ceremony. Read more
Caldwell said there are multiple ways the city can test for the virus. Read more
The city’s grant program for Oahu small businesses netted about 2,200 applications in less than 24 hours, the city’s top economic development official told a City Council committee. Read more
Speakers include Ms. Clare Connors, Attorney General; Mr. Jade Butay, Director of Department of Transportation; Mr. Chris Tatum, CEO of Hawaii Tourism Authority; and Ms. Susan Ballard, Chief of Police. Read more
Danny Casler of community group MyKailua is holding a pilot drive-in “contactless” screening of “Dodgeball” at the Pali Lanes parking lot on Wednesday evening. Read more
University of Hawaii athletic teams scored a school-record high Academic Performance Rate average of 984 on a scale of 1,000 over a four-year period, according to results released today by the NCAA. Read more
Altogether there are 238,051 claims on the mainframe. Read more
The result is that politicians, business owners and ordinary Americans who are making decisions about reopenings and other day-to-day matters risk being left with the impression that the virus is under more control than it actually is. Read more
Police said the perpetrator approached the victim and robbed her at about 3:30 a.m. today. Read more
Police arrived and arrested the suspect on suspicion of second-degree attempted theft, first-degree criminal property damage and second-degree assault. Read more
The drug has the potential to cause significant side effects in some patients and has not been shown to combat the virus. Read more
Vales, 30, is described as 5 feet, 7 inches, 135 pounds with brown eyes and brown hair. Read more
“I am humbled and honored to serve the community alongside the dedicated personnel of the Kauai Fire Department.” Read more
As super cyclone nears, India and Bangladesh evacuate millions while trying to maintain social distancing
The cyclone had winds of 136-142 mph and is forecast to weaken before it makes landfall around India’s West Bengal state and Bangladesh. Read more
A British army veteran who shuffled the length of his garden 100 times to raise funds for the National Health Service is to be honored with a knighthood. Read more
San Diego County says it has been a model for California and should be rewarded by being allowed to jump ahead and reopen more sectors of the economy. Read more
Very little information has been given about Gedhun Choekyi Nyima or his family since he went missing at age 6 shortly after being named the 11th Panchen Lama. Read more
Scheduled for 11:30 a.m., the Senate convened around noon to conduct business and adjourned for the day before 1 p.m. Read more
VIDEO: Department of Labor and Industrial Relations Director Scott Murakami joins the COVID-19 Care Conversation
Department of Labor and Industrial Relations Director Scott Murakami joined the COVID-19 Care Conversation today and took viewer unemployment questions. Read more
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