Out of state visitor arrivals are increasing amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Some 363 out-of-state visitors came to Hawaii on Thursday, making up 30% of the 1,203 total incoming passengers, according to the Hawaii Tourism Authority. Read more
With today’s revised count, there are now 40 active infections in Hawaii with a total of 585 patients now classified by health officials as “released from isolation” since the start of the outbreak. Read more
The first coronavirus patient in Hawaii to receive an experimental convalescent plasma therapy has recovered and was discharged Friday from the Queen’s Medical Center. Read more
Macy’s says it has implemented enhanced safety measures for in-store customers that comply with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommended protocol. Read more
Tourists returning to Las Vegas will see changes since gambling stopped in mid-March for the first time ever to stem the spread of the coronavirus. Read more
Honolulu firefighters managed to contain in under two hours a brush fire that burned along a hillside in the Waikele Gulch. Read more
Neither has Trump embraced life in Washington like some of his recent predecessors. Read more
The Estero, Fla.-based company’s lenders were unwilling to grant it another extension on its auto lease debt payments past today’s deadline, triggering the filing in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware. Hertz and its subsidiaries will continue to operate, according to a release from the company. Read more
The metropolitan Honolulu region from Foster Village to Hawaii Kai first made the switch under a pilot program that began last June. Read more
Misty Lynn Beutler arrived May 9 in Honolulu to stay with her son. Read more
More than one-fourth of Nevada’s workers don’t have jobs after the state’s unemployment rate hit 28.2% in April — the highest in the U.S. and the worst joblessness showing in Nevada history. Read more
A section of Diamond Head Road is scheduled for pavement repairs starting Tuesday, according to city officials. Read more
He said if governors don’t abide by his request, he will “override” them, though it’s unclear what authority he has to do so. Read more
She displayed the president’s private bank account and routing numbers. Read more
From the start of the year to Thursday, the state has tallied a total of 29 traffic-related fatalities, according to preliminary statistics from the Hawaii Department of Transportation. Read more
The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee appeared on the Breakfast Club, a radio program that is widely regarded in the black community Read more
Nanci Kreidman, CEO of Domestic Violence Action Center, joined the COVID-19 Care Conversation today for a livestream and took viewer questions. Read more
Sloan presided over the glory days of the John Stockton and Karl Malone pick-and-roll-to-perfection era in Salt Lake City. He is fourth on the NBA’s victory list. Read more
“This virus is serious and should not be taken lightly,” the Hall of Famer said in a statement issued by the university. Read more
The National Weather Service said breezy trades will remain today, but a front will push a subtropical ridge to the north closer to the isles, weakening trades by Saturday. Read more
Before he suits up for his first practice with the Miami Dolphins, quarterback Tua Tagovailoa already has his first licensed bobblehead figure. Read more