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Maui Coronavirus Impacts

COVID-19 at a Glance

Latest developments: • State Department of Health on Sunday reported 276 new confirmed and probable cases statewide, including 166 on Oahu, 65 on Hawaii island, 22 on Maui, six on Kauai and 17 residents diagnosed out of state. • There have now been 40,659 confirmed and probable cases ...

Slight uptick for Maui County jobless rate

The Maui News Maui County’s unemployment rate ticked up slightly from 10.3 percent in May to 10.7 percent in June as the economy slowly marches toward recovery and businesses try to call back workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Unemployment on Maui island was 10.9 percent in June, ...

Jill Biden calls on unvaccinated in Hawaii to get COVID-19 shots

The Associated Press First lady Jill Biden visited a pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Waipahu, Oahu, on Sunday to encourage unvaccinated Hawaii residents to get their shots as the delta variant surges through much of the U.S. Biden in remarks at the clinic at Waipahu High School said ...

Maui native Williams makes history with national crown

Oscar Williams’ journey to becoming the first Maui male to win a national title at the USA Wrestling nationals in Fargo, N.D., was a long, winding road. In every aspect. The 16-year-old Williams, who left Maui as a 12-year-old due to his family’s wish to go to the Mainland to develop ...

COVID-19 at a glance

Latest developments: • State Department of Health on Friday reported 233 new confirmed and probable cases statewide, including 151 on Oahu, 39 on Hawaii island, 13 on Maui, 12 on Kauai and 18 residents diagnosed out of state. • There have now been 40,125 confirmed and probable cases ...

2 Maui residents win vaccine campaign grand prizes

Two Maui residents each won a round-trip ticket on Southwest Airlines as part of the statewide COVID-19 vaccination incentive campaign. Alberta Kinores of Makawao and Tiffany Ann Damo of Kahului were among 15 grand prize winners announced Friday, alongside 10 people from Oahu, one from ...