Doctors predict active cold and flu season for Hawaii


Hawaii News Digest, 02 December 2017, 0440 UTC, Post #1062. Source: http://www.khon2.com/2017/12/02/getting-sick-doctors-predict-active-flu-season-will-get-even-worse/ Reporter:  Manolo Morales (KHON 2). Accessed on 02 December 2017, 0440 UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: Hawaii Department of Health official say the cold and flu season has arrived in Hawaii, and "it's likely to get worse" as … Continue reading Doctors predict active cold and flu season for Hawaii

Brown-water advisory issued for stretch of Maui shoreline


Hawaii News Digest, 29 November 2017, 0425 UTC, Post #16047. Source: http://www.staradvertiser.com/2017/11/28/breaking-news/brown-water-advisory-issued-for-stretch-of-maui-shoreline/ Accessed on 29 November 2017, 0425 UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: On Tuesday, 28 November 2017, the Hawaii Department of Health issued a brown-water advisory for parts of the Maui shoreline between Honolua and Kanakaoo. Health officials are … Continue reading Brown-water advisory issued for stretch of Maui shoreline

Keeping your food and family safe during Thanksgiving


Hawaii News Digest, 21 November 2017, 0510 UTC, Post #16006. Source: http://www.khon2.com/2017/11/20/how-to-keep-your-family-and-your-food-safe-this-this-thanksgiving-holiday Reporter:  Elyssa Arevalo (KHON 2). Accessed on 21 November 2017, 0510 UTC. Please click link to read the full article. Comment: The American Red Cross and the Hawaii Department of Health have teamed up to protect both your food and your family during … Continue reading Keeping your food and family safe during Thanksgiving

Tuberculosis detected at Lihikai Elementary School on Maui


Hawaii News Digest, 17 November 2017, 0255 UTC, Post #15978. Source: http://www.staradvertiser.com/2017/11/16/breaking-news/tb-detected-at maui-elementary-school Accessed on 17 November 2017, 0255 UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: The Hawaii Department of health has told parents of students and staff at Maui's Lihikai Elementary School that they may have been exposed to tuberculosis, a … Continue reading Tuberculosis detected at Lihikai Elementary School on Maui

Dangerous Hawaii psychiatric patient arrested in California


Hawaii News Digest, 16 November 2017, 0245 UTC, Post #15970. Source: htp://www.staradvertiser.com/2017/11/15/breaking-news-/dangerous-hawaii-psychiatric-patient-arrested-in-california Accessed on 16 November 2017, 0245 UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: According to the Hawaii Department of Health, seven Hawaii State Hospital employees have been placed on leave without pay for 30 days, while officials investigate how a … Continue reading Dangerous Hawaii psychiatric patient arrested in California

Hawaii dialysis clinics stalled while awaiting certification


Hawaii News Digest, 01 November 2017, 1525 UTC, Post #15883. Source: http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/36736841/hawaii-dialysis-clinics-stalled-while-awaiting-certification Accessed on 01 November 2017, 1525 UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: According to "Hawaii News Now" and The Associated Press, Liberty Dialysis and U.S. Renal Care want open "as many as half a dozen new clinics over the … Continue reading Hawaii dialysis clinics stalled while awaiting certification

Four more mumps cases confirmed on Big Island


Hawaii News Digest, 21 October 2017, 1645 UTC, Post #15814. Source: http://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/four-more-mumps-casess-confirmed-big-island Accessed on 21 October 2017, 1645 UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: The Hawaii Department of Health has confirmed four more mumps cases on Hawaii Island.  So far this year, there have been 500 documented cases of the infectious … Continue reading Four more mumps cases confirmed on Big Island