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Maui Coronavirus Impacts

Ige welcomes return of nonessential travel

The Maui News Nearly two months after urging travelers to avoid nonessential trips to Hawaii, Gov. David Ige on Tuesday announced that the state is safely open to vaccinated residents and visitors traveling domestically and between islands for business or pleasure, beginning Nov. 1. “I ...

Californians arrested for travel violations

Two California residents volunteered to leave Maui after they were arrested Monday for violating travel quarantine rules, police said. Steven Miller, 54, of Dobbins and Tina Wideman, 55, of Yuba City didn’t have approved negative pre-travel COVID-19 tests or approved lodging for the ...

Corrections

• Mayor exposure to COVID-19. One of the individuals who met with Mayor Michael Victorino and his staff on Thursday later tested positive for COVID-19, according to the county. The wrong number of participants who tested positive was included in a story that was published on Page A3 on ...

MIL announces no JV football, 6 p.m. kickoffs

The Maui Interscholastic League football season will not include any junior varsity play in 2021 and each of the league’s 15 varsity games will begin at 6 p.m. The MIL released an updated football schedule on Tuesday with the changes — the games remain in the same order and dates as ...

COVID-19 at a Glance

Latest developments: • State Department of Health on Monday reported 117 new confirmed and probable cases statewide, including 54 cases on Oahu, 29 on Hawaii island, 13 on Maui, 13 on Kauai and eight residents diagnosed out of state. • There have now been 82,511 confirmed and probable ...

Mayor exposed to COVID-19, tests negative

The Maui News Mayor Michael Victorino tested negative for COVID-19 over the weekend after being exposed to two people at a meeting who subsequently tested positive for the virus, according to the county. Victorino met last week with three unvaccinated Maui County residents who are opposed to ...