Information from Multiple Sources in One Location At an afternoon briefing to legislators, Gov. David Ige and representatives from the Hawai‘i Department of Health and the University of Hawai‘i unveiled a new COVID-19 dashboard for anyone interested in tracking local data associated with the coronavirus pandemic. This dashboard can be accessed at “This is a […]

In efforts to control the spread of the Coronavirus on Hawaii Island, the following are in effect: Effective September 4th through September 19th all beach and shoreline parks are closed.  The activities of exercising, fishing, food gathering, use of restroom, shower facilities and access to the ocean will continue to be allowed.  Call Civil Defense at 935-0031 […]

NEW ONLINE SAFE TRAVELS APPLICATION MANDATORY ON SEPT. 1 A new travel application is being required for those coming to Hawai’i and all interisland travel. Planning to travel? Travelers are required to complete the online Safe Travels application, which will produce a QR code for each passenger. To make a profile and complete your travel […]

On Saturday, August 29, 2020, Scott Alan Souza, 47 years-old, of Kurtistown, was arrested and charged for Prohibited Acts Emergency Management, Section 127A-29 of the Hawaii Revised Statutes after he refused to comply with Mayor Kim’s Emergency Rule No. 11, which requires that all persons wear non-medical grade face coverings while in public settings. Police […]

Issued August 25th, the rule states, in part that face coverings are required in public with few exceptions, noted below… All persons within the County shall wear non-medical grade face coverings, over their nose and mouth, while in public settings. Mayor’s COVID-19 Emergency Rule No. 11 Excerpted from: Mayor’s COVID-19 Emergency Rule No. 11 Safe […]

On today’s update of COVID-19, the number of active cases, on Hawaii Island, monitored by the Department of Health is twenty-eight. There are five new cases of Coronavirus on Hawaii Island.  These cases are now isolated and monitored by the Department of Health.  At this date, for Hawaii Island, four are hospitalized. Hawaii Island has […]

Hawaiian Electric will suspend service disconnections for 30 days so customers who are financially challenged by the coronavirus pandemic don’t have to worry about losing electric service. Service disconnections of both residential and commercial customers will be suspended through at least April 17. Depending on the situation at that time, the special assistance period may […]

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