Despite progress made against COVID-19, reopening plan requires longer wait.
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The plan requires the state to wait up to two weeks after entering each phase to move to the next. Read more
So far in May, the state Department of Health has reported seven days with no increase in the daily count. Read more
A total of 259 visitors were among the 1,028 passengers that flew to Hawaii on Monday, according to the Hawaii Tourism Authority. Read more
VIDEO: Gov. David Ige says he’ll lift the interisland quarantine soon, but declines to confirm a date
The visitor industry also has pushed Ige to set an advance reopening date for tourism. Read more
Just two days after reopening, Oahu shoppers continued to seek bargains at Ross Dress for Less stores across Hawaii. Read more
Gyms, fitness studios, movie theaters, shopping malls and bars would be allowed to reopen May 29, but with restrictions. Read more
Pakele apparently drowned while swimming off of Makaha Beach Park on Memorial Day. Read more
First Hawaiian Bank said today that six branches on Oahu and one on Hawaii island that were temporarily closed during the shelter-in-place mandate will reopen at 8:30 a.m. Monday. Read more
The Pentagon said today that a “conditions-based approach” will be taken to relax the “stop movement” order that has been in effect for troops since March due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more
Joe Biden said today that wearing a mask in public to combat the spread of the coronavirus is a sign of leadership and called President Donald Trump a “fool” who was “stoking deaths” for suggesting otherwise. Read more
“In 2000, while on SNL, I made a terrible decision to do an impersonation of Chris Rock while in blackface,” Fallon said on Twitter. Read more
Blood clots that can cause strokes, heart attacks and dangerous blockages in the legs and lungs are increasingly being found in COVID-19 patients, including some children. Read more
The encounter appears to have begun as one of those banal and brusque dust-ups between two New Yorkers. Read more
Most of Hawaii’s public libraries began offering takeout service today, allowing patrons to set up an appointment to pick up items that are on hold at their local branch. Read more
The woman was arrested at 10:16 p.m. on suspicion of first-degree assault after she allegedly hit the man at 9:35 p.m., police said. Read more
Nordstrom temporarily closed all its stores in mid-March to limit the spread of the new coronavirus. Read more
The death Monday night after a struggle with officers was under investigation by the FBI and state law enforcement authorities. Read more
Twitter declines request from widower to remove Trump’s false tweets suggesting MSNBC host murdered man’s wife
Trump has repeatedly promoted the conspiracy theory against Scarborough, who has criticized the president on his MSNBC show “Morning Joe.” Read more
Lawmakers are wrestling over whether to “go big” as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants for the next relief bill or hit “pause” as McConnell insists. 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 viewers questions on unemployment. Read more
The moped belongs to a 27-year-old man, police said. Read more