Mahalo to Caren Espejo for sharing this Aloha Friday Photo. Whether or not you see Le’ahi Crater, extra generally often called Diamond Head, up shut or from a distance, it all the time catches your eye.
Now for an replace on COVID-19 in Hawaii and its potential future results. Just lately the variety of new instances have been within the 100 – 200+ vary. In yesterday’s alarming report, a brand new file excessive of 355 was introduced. The earlier file was 231 instances on August 8. So, that’s fairly a bounce.
Many of the instances are centered on Oahu. Hawaii News Now reports that of the present energetic instances, 96% of them are on Oahu.
Hawaii has one of many highest contagion charges within the USA. In a Hawaii Information Now report on Wednesday, an epidemic monitoring professional estimates that one in 50 Oahu residents could have the virus.
In a press conference yesterday, Gov. Ige says that leaders are contemplating re-instating stay-at-home orders. Moreover, leaders could delay the beginning of the pre-travel testing program which might permit trans-Pacific guests to bypass quarantine with a unfavorable COVID-19 check. That program was set to start September 1.