While there are indications that infections in Honolulu are beginning to stabilize and even decrease slightly, health officials are expressing concerns about growing activity on Maui and Hawai‘i island. Hawai‘i island has 23 new cases today for a cumulative total of 243 since the start of the pandemic. Maui has eight (8) additional cases for a cumulative total of 311. Most of … [Read more...] about COVID-19 ACTIVITY APPEARS TO BE STABILIZING ON O‘AHU Concerns About Increasing Activity on Maui & Hawai‘i Island
Governor David Ige
Ige Announced Mandatory 14 day quarantine for interisland travelers Governor David Ige announced Monday that a new, mandatory 14-day quarantine for all interisland travelers will begin Wednesday, April 1, with only essential workers exempted. The interisland quarantine was established to supplement last week's 14-day quarantine imposed on all passengers arriving in Hawaii … [Read more...] about Governor Announces New 14-day Quarantine for Interisland Travelers
Gov. David Ige Saturday announced a mandatory 14-day quarantine for visitors and residents flying to Hawaii, set to begin at 12:01am Thursday, March 26. Calling it “the first of its kind in the nation,” Ige said he hoped it would send “a message to visitors and residents alike that we appreciate their love for Hawaii, but we are asking them to postpone their … [Read more...] about COVID-19 News Conference: Ige orders a mandatory 14-day quarantine for ALL individuals arriving or returning to the State of Hawaiʻi.
On Tuesday, Governor David Ige announced his veto of HB1133, a bill that would have limited the amount of commercial use permits for the Molokini Shoal Marine Life Conservation District to 40 and limit access at any given time to no more than 50 percent of the permit holders. “This measure is unnecessary as DLNR already limits the number of Molokini Shoal MLCD commercial use … [Read more...] about Gov. Ige Vetoes Bill to Limit Commercial Permits for Molokini
Governor David Ige announced an innovative new program designed to make green energy installments more accessible and affordable for residents of the Aloha State. The Green Energy Money $aver (GEM$) on-bill program will help Hawai‘i take another significant step forward in meeting the state’s 100-percent renewable energy goal. The new program is designed to make it easier for … [Read more...] about New GEM$ Programs Takes Hawai‘i Closer to Green Energy Goals