Coronavirus Headlines

  Virus testing strategies, opinions vary widely in US schools

  Florida’s amusement parks loosen pandemic mask requirements

  CDC: Schools should require masks until end of school year

  Backlog of DUI cases cleared using plea deals, but those won’t be around for much longer

  Clinics see high turnout as COVID vaccine eligibility expands to 12 to 15-year-olds

  Mixed messaging about masks puts Hawaii businesses at center of controversy

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  Shelter works to bolster vaccination rates among Oahu’s homeless

  Mask on or off? For guidance, we asked Hawaii epidemiologists what they do.

Queen’s to open clinics at Oahu high schools to vaccinate those 12 and up

Hawaii reports an additional COVID fatality; 83 new infections

  States, business sort out what new CDC mask guidance means

  Walmart drops mask requirement for vaccinated customers, employees

  Study: Mixing COVID vaccines causes side effects

Mixing vaccines appears to make it more likely for a person to experience mild side effects.

  Japan expands virus emergency ahead of Tokyo Olympics

  Governor keeps Hawaii’s mask mandate in place despite new CDC guidance for vaccinated people

  Delta CEO to future hires: No jab, no job

  Fully vaccinated can drop the masks, skip social distancing

Free COVID testing offered on Molokai after cases identified at work site

  State epidemiologist says Hawaii is ‘close’ to reaching herd immunity

Bill Maher taping canceled after host’s positive virus test

  State investigates after dredging work in Honolulu Harbor damages huge area of coral

Maui health officials recommend vaccine appointments for younger kids

  ‘Great day for America’: Vaccinated can largely ditch masks