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Maui’s confirmed coronavirus cases rise to 25, with 204 statewide

There have been 204 cases of COVID-19 identified in Hawaii. Of those cases, 6% have required hospitalization, and over 80% were residents returning from other areas. There have been no deaths. Novel Coronavirus in Hawaii COVID-19 Positive* Cases Cumulative totals as of 12:00 noon on March 30, 2020Total (new): 204 (29)CountyHI ResidentsNon-HI ResidentsTotal  Hawaii10 (2)4 (0)14 (2)  Honolulu125 (15)6 (0)131 (15)  Kauai7 (0)5 …

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Maui confirmed coronavirus cases rise to 20

There have been 175 cases of COVID-19 identified in Hawaii. Of those cases, 7% have required hospitalization, and over 80% were residents returning from other areas. There have been no deaths. CountyHI ResidentsNon-HI ResidentsTotal  Hawaii8 (1)4 (1)12 (2)  Honolulu110 (11)6 (0)116 (11)  Kauai7 (1)5 (0)12 (1)  Maui16 (4)4 (0)20 (4)HI residents diagnosed outside of HI  2 (0)Pending  13 (6)    Total Required Hospitalization: 12 (0)Total …

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So far, no arrest or citations issued for violating stay-at-home orders, Maui Police say

As of March 27, 2020, Maui Police Department has not issued any citations or had any arrests regarding the emergency declaration. Maui Police Officers have been educating the public on the rules and orders set forth, to gain voluntary compliance.   Unfortunately, there are those within the community that continue to violate the rules and orders. Maui Police Department will …

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HECO warns of rash of scam calls; Maui victim loses hundreds of dollars

Scammers are trying to capitalize on coronavirus fears by pretending to be Hawaiian Electric – which serves customers on Maui, Moloka‘i, Lāna‘i, O‘ahu and Hawai‘i Island – and threatening to disconnect customers’ electric service unless “overdue” bills are not paid. Don’t be scammed and please just hang up! Earlier today, a Maui customer lost hundreds of dollars after a scammer …

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Maui Adds Two New COVID-19 Cases, Total Hits 16

Fourteen additional COVID-19 cases have been added to the State of Hawai`i’s overall count, bringing the total to 120 statewide as of noon on Friday. That number, released by the Department of Health, includes two new cases on Maui, ten cases on Oahu, two additional cases on the Big Island and no new cases on Kauai. Eight of the total …

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First day of quarantined travel, Maui only saw 136 passengers

Yesterday, 1,589 passengers arrived in Hawai‘i on the first day of the state’s 14-day mandatory self-quarantine for all incoming passengers. Of that number, 268 people were visitors, and most of them were either crew members or returning residents. In comparison, last year at the end of March, more than 30,000 passengers arrived in Hawai‘i daily, including residents and visitors. This …

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Additional Drive-Thru Testing for COVID-19 Scheduled

Drive-thru testing for COVID-19 will take place again on Monday, March 30, at War Memorial Gym parking lot located at 700 Halia Nakoa Street in Wailuku. Persons with respiratory symptoms and a history of contact with other ill persons must call to make an appointment. Callers will be screened to see if they are eligible for testing and will be given …

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Hawaiian Airlines Focuses on Critical Flights, Cargo Services as it Further Adjusts Network

Hawaiian Airlines is reducing its April flight schedule due to the COVID-19 pandemic with a commitment to continue offering its guests and cargo customers essential service within the Hawaiian Islands and between Hawai‘i and California and the U.S. territory of American Samoa. The airline will maintain a reduced but still robust schedule of Neighbor Island flights, while bolstering all-cargo service …

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State Recalls Initial COVID-19 Related Death as Test Proves to be Negative

The Hawai`i Department of Health reports that a misread COVID-19 test resulted in the false announcement of the State’s first virus related death. Officials with DOH say internal communication of a COVID-19 test at the State Department of Health resulted in the report being misread. A retest of samples was then conducted and it came back negative for COVID-19. The …

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UPDATE: Tsunami Watch Called Off Following 7.5M Quake Near Kuril Islands

Updated at 5:54 p.m. The Tsunami Watch for Hawai`i has been called off. Pacific Tsunami Warning Center officials reported that the earthquake did not generate a tsunami for Hawai`i. Updated at 5:37 p.m. The United States Geological Survey has downgraded the earthquake to a 7.5 magnitude. A Tsunami Watch continues for the State of Hawai`i as Pacific Tsunami Warning Center …

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