One New COVID-19 Case Wednesday

The Kaua‘i District Health Office Wednesday reported a new positive case of COVID-19. The case is an adult female visitor, who was placed in isolation after reporting symptoms consistent with COVID-19 and testing positive for the virus. She had previously tested negative as part of the state’s pre-travel testing... Read More.

KPD Arrests 14 for Travel Violations

Kaua’i police have arrested 14 individuals for violating Hawai‘i’s 14-day quarantine emergency rules pertaining to COVID-19 since the reopening of travel under the Safe Travels platform, which launched October 15. The quarantine requires that all travelers stay in an approved accommodation for 14 days if they do not provide... Read More.

Gov. Ige Extends Kaua’i Emergency Proclamation

Gov. David Ige has signed a fourth emergency proclamation for the County of Kaua‘i, which suffered extensive damage to public property caused by heavy rains and flooding on March 27 and 28 this year. The County of Kaua‘i continues repair work. The emergency declaration aims to provide relief for... Read More.

Airline Officials Host Travel Webinar

Five leaders of competing airlines participated recentlyin a Zoom webinar, “Impacts and Forecasts of the Airline Industry,” to discuss various logistics of trans-Pacific travel . During the 90-minute webinar, panelists discussed the economic hardship and several logistical changes the COVID-19 pandemic has caused. officials saying Overall,... Read More.

Testing Site Opens

The Kaua‘i District Health Office opened the free post-travel test site for residents returning from the Mainland yesterday at the Kaua‘i War Memorial Convention Hall where quick results could be obtained within 20 minutes from its on-site laboratory. A similar test site for visitors opened at the American Medical Response... Read More.

Kaua’i Virtual Meetings Wednesday & Thursday

The Kaua‘i Destination Management Action Plan Community is hosting a virtual meeting for residents living in the south and west portions of Kaua‘i at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, and residents residing in north and east Kaua‘i at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 22. This meetings will be hosted... Read More.

High School Sports Schedule Announced Soon

The Hawai‘i High School Athletic Association is within a week of tentatively releasing a spring sports schedule, according to HHSAA Executive Director Christoper Chun who said the HHSAA will prioritize the spring sports and make sure the spring sports don’t miss a second consecutive season because of the COVID-19... Read More.

YWCA Week Without Violence

For more than 20 years, the YWCA has set aside one week in October as a Week Without Violence, one week when YWCAs across the country join with YWCAs around the world as part of a global movement to raise awareness to end violence against women and girls. This... Read More.