Health director Bruce Anderson

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Updated: 5/11/2020, 1:10 p.m.

Where Hawaii stands

Hawaii recorded two new coronavirus cases today. The state health department reported that the count is now at 634 and the deaths stand at 17. Oahu cases are at 410, Maui County at 117, Hawaii Island at 75 and Kauai County at 21. There are 11 cases diagnosed out of state.

Visitors arrivals up almost 250 yesterday

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Updated: 4/9/2020, 4:52 p.m.

Starting tomorrow night and ending Monday morning, no vehicles will be allowed on Oahu roads between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m., with a few exceptions.


Honolulu Police Chief Susan Ballard announced the trial curfew today. It's a ramp-up of enforcement during the current coronavirus crisis when residents should be staying at home.

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It's here, Hawaii's first coronavirus case. What happens next depends heavily on the steps taken by local, state and federal officials as the potentially fatal, financially disruptive epidemic infects the islands.

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Updated: 2/15/20, 7:30 a.m.

Hawaiian Airlines says it is reaching out to passengers and crew members after a Japanese tourist who came down with symptoms of coronavirus while visiting Hawaii took a flight earlier this month to Maui.

House Budgetary Review Appears Slow and Cumbersome

Feb 12, 2019
Wayne Yoshioka

The 2019 Legislative Session is almost at the 1/3rd mark but work on the State Budget appears to be moving slower than before.