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Maui Coronavirus Impacts

Businesses pivot outside on vaccine rule rollout

WAILUKU — A handful of small businesses made key infrastructure pivots while customers expressed divided reactions over new county rules on the first day of vaccine mandates that extend to indoor restaurants, bars and gyms. As of Wednesday, proof of full vaccination is required to access ...

COVID-19 at a Glance

Latest developments: • State Department of Health on Wednesday reported 493 new confirmed and probable cases statewide, including 314 on Oahu, 89 on Hawaii island, 62 on Maui, 19 on Kauai, three on Molokai and six residents diagnosed out of state. • There have now been 73,268 confirmed ...

Two new COVID cases at jail

Two more positive COVID-19 tests were reported among inmates at the Maui Community Correctional Center on Wednesday, increasing the number of active cases to three, according to the state Department of Public Safety. The department also reported 75 negative inmate test results.

Front Street Mile returns, with protocols

KAHULUI — Although the Tommy Bahama Front Street Mile and 5K/10K will look a bit different this year due to COVID-19 protocols, the 20th edition of one of Maui’s biggest community running events is nonetheless highly anticipated. Rather than mingling with family and friends along Front ...

Domestic travel to Maui sees Labor Day spike

Despite requests by both state and county leaders to reduce travel amid COVID-19 surges, domestic travel to Maui spiked — exceeding prepandemic levels — right before Labor Day weekend. Domestic daily arrivals ahead of the holiday weekend to Maui County show a 27 to 31 percent surge ...

COVID-19 at a Glance

Latest developments: • State Department of Health on Tuesday reported 423 new confirmed and probable cases statewide, including 338 on Oahu, 41 on Hawaii island, 23 on Maui, 14 on Kauai, five on Molokai and two residents diagnosed out of state. • There have now been 72,775 confirmed and ...