Hawaii leaders recall the challenges faced over the last 12 months.
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On March 5, Gov. David Ige declared a state of emergency after the death of a passenger from California on a cruise ship that visited the islands. The next day, Ige announced the state’s first COVID-19 case — a Hawaii resident who sailed on the Grand Princess in February.
The Coast Guard launched an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Air Station Barbers Point and a boat crew from Station Maui. Its crew located and rescued the pair of pilots, the Coast Guard said in a tweet shortly after 8 p.m.