×

Maui Coronavirus Impacts

COVID-19 at a Glance

Latest developments: • State Department of Health on Thursday reported 5,911 new confirmed and probable cases statewide, including 3,901 cases on Oahu, 996 on Maui, 567 on Hawaii island, 276 on Kauai, 43 on Molokai, 28 on Lanai and 100 Hawaii residents diagnosed out of state. • There ...

Hawaii members of Congress urge Biden to approve disaster declaration

The Maui News Hawaii’s Congressional delegation is urging President Joe Biden to quickly approve Gov. David Ige’s major disaster declaration following significant storms and flooding in December. The Kona low storm, which hit Hawaii County on Dec. 5 then slowly moved across the island ...

Smokey Robinson show moved to April

Smokey Robinson’s Maui debut concert has been rescheduled from Jan. 28 to April 15, “in an effort to allow as many people as possible to enjoy this special event,” the Maui Arts & Cultural Center announced Thursday. All tickets already sold will be honored for the new date. Ticket ...

COVID-19 at a Glance

Latest developments: • State Department of Health on Wednesday reported 3,929 new confirmed and probable cases statewide, including 3,026 cases on Oahu, 397 on Maui, 240 on Hawaii island, 198 on Kauai, 20 on Molokai, 17 on Lanai and 31 Hawaii residents diagnosed out of state. • There ...

Hawaii House leaders propose hiking minimum wage to $18

The Associated Press HONOLULU — Hawaii lawmakers opened a new session of the Legislature on Wednesday with House leaders proposing to raise the state’s minimum wage to $18 an hour and spend $600 million on housing for Native Hawaiians on the waiting list for Hawaiian homelands. The ...

FEMA to pay $47.9M to hire 955 medical staff for Hawaii

The Maui News Hawaii will receive more than $47 million to help pay for 955 state-contracted medical staff to assist local hospitals that are struggling with the omicron surge of COVID-19, the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency announced Wednesday. The Federal Emergency Management Agency ...