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COVID-19 Update For Hawaii Island

Here’s the latest COVID-19 information for Hawaii Island as of Wednesday, 23 February 2022.

Views expressed in this Hawaii Island COVID-19 update are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Accessed on 23 February 2022, 2322 UTC.

Content provided by Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.


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This is a Civil Defense message.

This is a COVID-19 informational update for Wednesday, February 23rd.

For Hawaii County, Department of Health reports 12 new cases, 889 active cases, and 19 persons hospitalized.

Community testing for today, Wednesday is scheduled in North Kona at Old Kona Airport pavilion and in Hilo at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium both from noon to 7 pm.

Testing for tomorrow, Thursday is scheduled in Hilo at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium from 9 am to 2 pm, in Ka`u at Pahala Community Center from noon to 2 pm, and at Na`alehu Community Center from 3 pm to 5 pm.

Please note that community testing hours will change starting next week Monday.

For details of these changes and a comprehensive calendar and list of all pharmacies and clinics providing vaccination and testing, please visit the Civil Defense website.

Covid at-home test kits are available online at

Thank you for listening.

Have a safe day.

This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.

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