Surge in COVID-19 cases prompts Hawaii hospitals into crisis preparation mode.
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|Rapid rise in Covid-19 cases prompts Hawai‘i hospitals into crisis preparation mode
The seven-day statewide daily average of new cases jumped 540% over the past 14 days to 634, the state Department of Health reported Tuesday, and the average positivity rate grew to 7.0% from 4.2% Friday. Some health experts are expecting those numbers to rise even higher in the weeks ahead. Star-Advertiser.
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|Water Board frustrated by slow PVC project
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|Amazon founder makes donation to Maui hospital
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|Kipu Ranch Adventures turns over $7,170 in proceeds to Hawai‘i Foodbank Kaua‘i
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