State health officials “proactively” testing for new virus strains.
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The state Department of Health on Thursday said it is proactively testing COVID-19 specimens to look for new strains that may be significantly more contagious or differ in other ways from earlier strains.
As 2020 comes to a close, the Hawaii Tribune-Herald recaps the year of COVID-19 in this video slideshow.
An independent assessment of the University of Hawaii’s Mauna Kea Comprehensive Management Plan has found success in some areas and failure in others.
The last of the seven defendants accused of aiding Justin Waiki following the fatal shooting of Hawaii Police Department Officer Bronson Kaliloa in July 2018 recently reached a plea agreement with the state.
The weather patterns that have marked this week should continue through New Year’s weekend, according to the National Weather Service.
In addition to the coronavirus pandemic that continues to dominate the news, there were other significant stories on Hawaii Island in 2020, including the following nine stories chosen by the Tribune-Herald staff.
The lava lake inside Halemaʻumaʻu continues to expand as lava erupts from vents on the northwest side of the crater, according to the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.
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