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Maui Coronavirus Impacts

Overwhelmed with cases, state to process only positive results

The Maui News The state Department of Health temporarily stopped reporting specific data sets on COVID-19 on Sunday so its data collection and reporting system can continue to accurately process the thousands of positive tests recorded at laboratories daily. The DOH said in a news release ...

Improving Bears take down Lunas 73-37

LAHAINA — What a difference two solid days of practice and a renewed lineup can mean in these days of COVID-19 protocols. The Baldwin High School boys basketball team has been one of the fortunate few in the Maui Interscholastic League to have played all four of its games as scheduled, but ...

Living costs, lack of housing hurt medical recruiting locally

Recruiting medical personnel to help meet demands in Maui County has not been easy, with health care providers pointing to obstacles like the high cost of living, medical student shortages, scarcity of specialized qualifications, lack of housing options and fatigue. “Finding medical ...

Cluster breaks out at jail with 29 new inmate cases reported

The state confirmed a COVID-19 cluster at the Maui Community Correctional Center, where 30 inmates and seven staff were reported to have active cases of the virus Friday. The Department of Public Safety reported 29 new positive COVID tests and 105 negative tests among inmates Friday at the ...

COVID-19 at a Glance

Latest developments: • State Department of Health on Friday reported 3,099 new confirmed and probable cases statewide, including 2,564 cases on Oahu, 322 cases on Maui, 97 on Hawaii island, 31 on Kauai, 14 on Molokai, and 71 Hawaii residents diagnosed out of state. • There have now been ...

Maui County’s COVID cases could reach 1,000 today

Maui County’s COVID-19 positive case count today could reach 1,000 as a result of lag times with laboratories, understaffing and the large number of tests being run, Mayor Michael Victorino said Friday afternoon. Victorino said during the county’s news conference that he was informed of ...